Welcome to the newly updated AvidBackpackers.com website. There are over 85 detailed trip descriptions with maps and pictures of backpacking trips in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Sierras. Click here to see the latest trip to Kennedy Creek in Emigrant Wilderness.

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Secret trips not on map ( they are off the map, not really secret, just hard to find)Bay Area TripsPoint Reyes, Angel Island & Marin HeadlandsOhlone Wilderness & Sunol  Regional ParkCastle Rock, Big Basin, Pescadero Creek, Butano SP,  Forest of Nisene MarksHenry CoeSierra TripsYosemite National ParkEmigrant WildernessEl Dorado NF & Desolation WildernessEl Dorado NF & Desolation WildernessTahoe National Forest