Bear Box at Curry Area Backpacker Parking (YV03)

Generated on 15 Apr 2014 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

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west Prev box is YV02: Curry Village.
east Next box is YV04: Little Yosemite Valley.
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Detail Map of waypoint YV03 in Yosemite Valley and Merced River:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. YV03 is 20 large plus 5 standard boxes, at about 4000 feet, in the GPS route YOSEMITE VALLEY.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, March 2001:
    Public car use boxes at the backpacker's overnight parking lot. From Curry Village, go east and south past the tent cabins toward Happy Isles. Where the road is closed, turn right into a dirt parking area with 20 large and 5 standard bear boxes lined up on the north side of the parking lot.

  3. YV03 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (37.7355400, -119.5658700) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 273980.0, 4179374.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Yosemite Valley and Merced River region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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