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 ($250): May 31 (1 pm) – June 3 (6 pm)

Day 1: Depart Los Angeles at 11:30 am 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: Intimate dinner at C&O in Venice Beach followed by Sunset at Venice Beach

2. Extreme Trekker Option ($380):  May 28 (9 am) – June 3 (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 has a capacity of 6 people and costs an additional $130. Please talk to Fr. Tri (tdinh@christusministries.org) before sending in your payment for this portion.

Payment Options:
Weekend Adventurer Option: $250 (see 3 options below)  I  $257.55 (with PayPal fees)
Extreme Trekker Option: $380 (see 3 options below)  I  $391.40 (with PayPal fees)

  1. Zelle: Use contact@christusministries.org as the recipient.
  2. Bill Pay: Use the contact information below or click here for setup info. 
  3. Check: Payable to Christus Ministries sent to the below address.

Address: P.O. Box 4525 I Culver City, CA 90231
Phone: (805) 380-6580 I Email: contact@christusministries.org
Please input Yosemite in the memo.

Contact Jaclyn for more information or questions. 

Websites: to whet your appetite, visit YosemiteHikesHalf Dome.