Disclaimer:
This is not an official Chasing Sunrise event.
There is no help or guidance provided by Chasing Sunrise Inc. on this trip.
You're totally cool getting to and from Yosemite on your own and sorting out all the details required to do so!

THE (QUICK) DEATS

What: Spirit Quest 3.0 - Yosemite National Park (and back)
When: Friday, November 10th to Monday, November 13th
Meet-Up Time: 6:00PM, Wal Mart - 2355 160 St, Surrey, BC V3S 9N6
Total Distance: ~3,500km
Total Hours Driving: ~40 hours in 3 days.


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THE (NOT SO QUICK) DEATS

FRI, NOV 10TH

Stop 1 - Surrey BC

  • ARRIVAL LOCATION: Wal Mart – Surrey, BC
    • Address: Wal Mart - 2355 160 St, Surrey, BC V3S 9N6
  • ARRIVAL TIME: 6PM
  • DURATION OF STOP: 0.5 hours
  • PURPOSE: pre-game chat / safety / ground rules
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 6:30PM
  • HEADING TO: Portland, OR


DRIVE TIME: 4.75 hours
SLACK TIME: 0.75 hours for border line-up
DISTANCE: 466km

 

SAT, NOV 11TH

Stop 1 – Portland, OR

  • ARRIVAL LOCATION: Portland, OR
    • Address: McDonalds 10050 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR, 24 hours
  • ARRIVAL TIME: 12AM
  • DURATION OF STOP: 0.5 hours
  • PURPOSE: quick meet up / snacks / coffee
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 12:30AM
  • HEADING TO: Redding, CA


DRIVE TIME: 6.75 hours
SLACK TIME: 1.0 hours for gas/snack stops
DISTANCE: 680km

 

Stop 3 – Redding, CA

  • ARRIVAL LOCATION: Lumberjacks – Redding, CA
    • Address: 501 E Cypress Ave, Redding, CA 96002, USA
    • American meals in cabin-themed digs.
  • ARRIVAL TIME: 8:15AM
  • DURATION OF STOP: 1.75 hours
  • PURPOSE: breakfast
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 10:00AM
  • HEADING TO: Sacramento, CA


DRIVE TIME: 2.5 hours
SLACK TIME: 0.5 hours for gas/snack stops
DISTANCE: 256km

 

Stop 4 – Sacramento, CA

  • ARRIVAL LOCATION: Wal-Mart/Starbucks/Target – Sacramento, CA
    • Address: 3661 Truxel Rd, Sacramento, CA 95834
  • ARRIVAL TIME: 1:00PM
  • DURATION OF STOP: 1 hour
  • PURPOSE: grab groceries and anything else we need
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 2:00PM
  • HEADING TO: YOOOOOOSEMITE!
     

DRIVE TIME: 3.75 hours
SLACK TIME: 1.25 hours for gas/snack/skate sessions stops
DISTANCE: 312km

 

Stop 5 - Final Destination - Yosemite National Park, CA

  • ARRIVAL LOCATION: Hodgdon Meadow Campground
    • Address: Hodgdon Meadow Campground
  • ARRIVAL TIME: 7:00PM
  • DURATION OF STOP: The night
  • PURPOSE: hang out / camp
  • DEPARTURE TIME: damn early the next morning
     

About Hodgdon Meadow, CA

SUN, NOV 12TH

This plan is to be discussed and confirmed by the group on Saturday night. Will depend on road conditions and openings.

1 / 6:37AM – Sunrise Up Sentinel Dome

2 / ALL DAY – Explore Glacier Point / Half Done / Yosemite Valley

  • Will happen post-breakfast. Breakfast spot TBD.
  • Adventure will depend on road openings.
     

3 / EVENING – Sunday Night Accommodations – Upper Pines Campground

  • TO DO: Pre-book your accommodation. $26/night per site, up to 6 people.
  • Location: Yosemite Valley, near Half Dome Village (formerly Curry Village), at 4,000 ft (1,200 m) elevation  

 

MON, NOV 13TH

This plan is to be discussed and confirmed by the group on Sunday night. Will depend on road conditions and openings.

1 / 6:37AM – Sunrise at TBD Location

  • Location will be determined Sunday night by the group.

2 / 9:00AM – Head Back to Canada

  • Approx. 17 hours back to Peach Arch Border

Disclaimer: We are not guides/mountain experts and this is NOT a guided adventure.
You are attending at your own risk and with your own prep and knowledge.
Do your own research, understand the route/conditions and make sure you are comfortable on your own, if needed.