What: An adventure into the beauty of Yosemite, one another, and God’s goodness - John Muir's "heaven on earth".

Who: For past participants of Caritas or other Christus Ministries Retreats. Space is limited to the first 30 who commit and send payment.

Dates: Depending on either option you choose below:

1. Weekend Adventurer Option ($235): June 2nd (1 pm) – June 5th (6 pm)

Day 1: Depart Los Angeles at 1 pm to the Redwoods Cabins near Wawona, CA
Day 2:  Visit waterfalls; take short hikes; possibly swim in the Merced Lake; Sunset and evening Mass at Glacier Point
Day 3:  All day hike: Vernal & Nevada Falls; Sunday Mass; evening of conversations & games
Day 4:  10 am departure, arrive LA by 6 pm
Optional:  an intimate dinner at C&O in Venice Beach followed by Sunset at Venice Beach

2. Extreme Trekker Option ($360):  May 30th (5 am) – June 5th (6 pm)    

The aim is to backpack for an overnight or two to climb Half Dome. You really need to be in-shape and willing to make this very strenuous and difficult, yet exhilarating trip. This added portion to the weekend option has a capacity of 6 people and costs an additional $125. Please talk to Tram Nguyen before sending in your payment for this portion.

Contact Tram Nguyen for more information or questions. 

Websites: to whet your appetite, visit YosemiteHikesHalf Dome.


Please fill out the form below to begin your registration process. Then make a check payable to "Tram Nguyen" and send to:

            Tram Nguyen
            957 Carnation Ave.
            Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 Please note that your registration process is NOT completed until payment is received and your spot confirmed by Tram Nguyen.

Name *
Phone *
Birthdate *
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
Which part of the trip would you like to sign up for? *
Caritas #, or Retreat, Location & Year
Do you have a dietary need that we should know about?