Trip Duration

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Trip Styles

Departure Month

Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
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Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1695
5 days
Moderate

Hike next to the Toulumne River, taking many dips along the way
Admire backcountry waterfalls few visitors will ever see
Camp in a remote wilderness under towering granite cliffs
2023
Jun 20 – 24
Half Dome Backpack
1
Half Dome Backpack
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1895
4 days
Moderate

Summit Half Dome, Yosemite's icon (8,845')
Camp at the famous Little Yosemite Valley
Hike on the JMT and Mist Trail
2023
Jun 8 – 12
Jul 5 – 9
Sep 13 – 17
Ten Lakes Yosemite Backpacking
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Ten Lakes Yosemite Backpacking
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1295
4 days
Moderate / Basecamp

Incredible views of high country from Ten Lakes Pass
Fun off-trail hiking in Ten Lakes Basin
Great opportunies for viewing Yosemite wildlife
2023
Jun 14 – 17
Mariposa Grove Day Hike
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Mariposa Grove Day Hike
Yosemite Hiking Tours
$525
1 days
All Levels

Explore the grove of Giant Sequoia trees, the largest living organisms on earth
Visit the Grizzly Giant, the largest known Sequoia in Yosemite
Walk through the Giant California Tunnel Tree
2023
June 1 – Oct 1
Yosemite Grand Traverse Backpack
1
Yosemite Grand Traverse Backpack
Guided Backpacking Trips
$2795
8 days
Challenging

World's Top 15 Trails by National Geographic
Traverse through the heart of remote Yosemite Wilderness
Summit Clouds Rest and camp beneath Cathedral Peak
2023
Jul 16 – 23
Aug 19 – 26
Sep 9 – 16
Yosemite Falls Loop
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Yosemite Falls Loop
Guided Backpacking Trips
$995
3 days
Moderate

See the best views of iconic Yosemite Falls
Traverse the North Rim of Yosemite Valley
See Half Dome from unique, up close angles
2023
May 27 – 29
Jun 1 – 3
Jun 23 – 25
2024
May 31 – June 2
John Muir Trail
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John Muir Trail
Guided Backpacking Trips
$6595
23 days
Strenuous

Explore world-class scenery of the High Sierra
Traverse 3 national parks & summit Mt. Whitney
Experience stunning alpine landscapes
2023
Jul 8 – 30
Aug 5 – 27
John Muir Trail: Agnew Meadows to Tuolumne Meadows
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John Muir Trail: Agnew Meadows to Tuolumne Meadows
Pack Supported Trekking Trips
$2495
5 days
Moderate

Follow the John Muir Trail along the famed "Postcard Country"
Reach the top of Donahue Pass (11,066')
Enjoy the serenity of Tuolumne's Lyell Canyon
2023
Jul 25 – 29
Aug 8 – 12
Yosemite Grand Traverse with Horsepack Support
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Yosemite Grand Traverse with Horsepack Support
Pack Supported Trekking Trips
$3995
8 days
Moderate

World's Top 15 Trails by National Geographic
Traverse through the heart of remote Yosemite Wilderness
Summit Clouds Rest and camp beneath Cathedral Peak
2023
Jul 15 – 22
Aug 26 – September 2
John Muir Trail: Rae Lakes Loop
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John Muir Trail: Rae Lakes Loop
Guided Backpacking Trips
$2795
8 days
Challenging

Hike a famous section of the John Muir Trail
View panoramic vistas from the top of Glen Pass (11,926')
Explore Rae Lakes & 60 Lakes Basin
2023
Jul 22 – 29
John Muir Trail Northbound: Florence Lake to Yosemite Valley
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John Muir Trail Northbound: Florence Lake to Yosemite Valley
Guided Backpacking Trips
$3995
13 days
Strenuous

Enjoy stunning "postcard country" of the Ritter Range
Hike the JMT's iconic northern section
Traverse high-mountain passes: Selden, Silver and Donahue
2023
Sep 9 – 21
Mt Whitney with Horsepack Support
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Mt Whitney with Horsepack Support
Pack Supported Trekking Trips
$4895
7 days
Challenging

Summit Mt Whitney (14,495'), the highest peak in the contiguous US
Experience the stunning landscapes of the High Sierra along the Pacific Crest Trail
Enjoy the solitude and stillness of Sequoia-Kings National Park
2023
Aug 6 – 12
Trans-Sierra Trail to Mt. Whitney
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Trans-Sierra Trail to Mt. Whitney
Guided Backpacking Trips
$3395
10 days
Strenuous

Summit Mt. Whitney, highest point in the contiguous US
Cross the Great Western Divide via Colby Pass (11,960')
Experience the heart of Sequoia-Kings Canyon backcountry
2023
Aug 24 – September 2
Red Peak Pass Loop
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Red Peak Pass Loop
Guided Backpacking Trips
$2295
7 days
Challenging

Explore the heart of Yosemite Wilderness
Hike Red Peak Pass (11,078'), the highest point on trail in Yosemite Wilderness
Enjoy Ottoway Lakes and the Headwaters of the Merced River
2023
Jul 31 – August 6
Aug 14 – 20
Yosemite High Passes Loop
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Yosemite High Passes Loop
Guided Backpacking Trips
$2295
8 days
Challenging

Summit 4 high elevation passes
Camp at pristine Alpine Lakes
Hike through remote areas of Southern Yosemite wilderness
2023
Jul 16 – 23
Aug 6 – 13
Alpine Lakes
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Alpine Lakes
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1295
5 days
Moderate / Basecamp

Explore the high country basin in Ansel Adams Wilderness
Summit a 10,000'+ peak on Yosemite's border
Relax & enjoy beautiful Alpine Lakes
2023
Jun 21 – 25
Jul 26 – 30
Aug 9 – 13
Aug 30 – September 3
Half Dome and Clouds Rest Backpack
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Half Dome and Clouds Rest Backpack
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1895
5 days
Moderate

Summit two Yosemite icons, Half Dome (8,845') & Clouds Rest (9,926')
Camp at the famous Little Yosemite Valley
Hike on the John Muir Trail and Mist Trail
2023
Aug 30 – September 3
High Tour
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High Tour
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1095
4 days
Moderate / Basecamp

Explore alpine lake basins in Ansel Adams Wilderness
Summit a 10,000'+ peak with views of Yosemite Wildnerness
Relax & enjoy beautiful a stunning Alpine Lake
2023
Aug 17 – 20
Mount Conness Yosemite Backpack
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Mount Conness Yosemite Backpack
Guided Backpacking Trips
$1795
5 days
Moderate

Summit one of our favorite peaks: Mt. Conness (12,590')
Camp at beautiful Young Lakes in the Tuolumne high country
Moderate trekking through forest and meadows
2023
Jul 19 – 22
Ansel Adams Wilderness High Sierra Camp
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Ansel Adams Wilderness High Sierra Camp
Pack Supported Trekking Trips
$1995
5 days
Moderate / Basecamp

Explore alpine lake basins in Ansel Adams Wilderness
Summit a 10,000'+ peak with views of Yosemite Wildnerness
Relax & enjoy a beautiful stunning Alpine Lake
2023
Jul 5 – 9
Aug 16 – 20
Ales and Trails
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Ales and Trails
Pack Supported Trekking Trips
$2295
5 days
Moderate / Basecamp

A micro-brew experience in a macro-alpine landscape with our local, "South Gate Brewing Company"
Help name the custom brew that is developed specifically for this trip
Explore alpine lake basins in Ansel Adams Wilderness
2023
Jul 12 – 16
Yosemite Valley Day Hike
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Yosemite Valley Day Hike
Yosemite Hiking Tours
$525
1 days
All Levels

See Yosemite's waterfalls up close
Explore the iconic trails and meadows of Yosemite Valley
$525 for a private tour (1-5 guests; +$95 each after 5)
2023
May 1 – Oct 15
Tuolumne Meadows Day Hike
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Tuolumne Meadows Day Hike
Yosemite Hiking Tours
$595
1 days
All Levels

Experience Yosemite NP away from the busy summer crowds
Enjoy cooler temperatures for more pleasant hiking
$595 for a private tour (1-5 guests; +$95 each after 5)
2023
June 1 – Oct 15
Half Dome Yosemite Day Hike
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Half Dome Yosemite Day Hike
Yosemite Hiking Tours
$595
1 days
Challenging

Summit Yosemite's iconic monolith, Half Dome (8,845')
Hike on the John Muir Trail and famous Mist Trail
See Yosemite waterfalls: Nevada and Vernal Fall
2023
June 1 – Oct 1
Rock Climbing Day
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Rock Climbing Day
Rock Climbing
$525
1 days
All Levels

Experience the incredible granite of Southern Yosemite
Enjoy cragging and/or multi-pitch climbing
Join us for a Half or Full day of climbing in the Sierra National Forest
2023
June 1 – Oct 1
Rock Climbing Weekend
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Rock Climbing Weekend
Rock Climbing
$1195
3 days
All Levels

Experience the incredible granite of Southern Yosemite
Enjoy a variety of climbing areas that include cragging and/or multi-pitch
Learn new techniques and skills from our certified Rock Guides
2023
Jun 2 – 4
Jun 23 – 25
Jun 30 – July 2
Jul 28 – 30
Climbing Workshop (4-day)
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Climbing Workshop (4-day)
Rock Climbing
$1495
4 days
All Levels

Learn techniques and skills to transition from gym to crag
Practice gear placements and anchor building under the supervision of our certified Rock Guides
Enjoy the incredible climbing on granite domes of Southern Yosemite
2023
Jun 15 – 18
Jul 6 – 9
Aug 3 – 6
Yosemite Valley Hiking Weekend
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Yosemite Valley Hiking Weekend
Guided Yosemite Camping Weekends
$1195
4 days
All Levels

Camp in the heart of Yosemite Valley
Visit Glacier Point and see unique perspectives of Half Dome
See Yosemite Waterfalls up close
2023
Jun 22 – 25
Hidden Patagonia
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Hidden Patagonia
Guided Patagonia Hiking Trips
$4395
10 days
Moderate

Hike impressive native rainforests amidst the ancient Alerce Trees
Trek beneath towering cliffs and peaks of Cochamo, the Yosemite of South America
Experience the rural way of Patagonian life at estancias within the Rio Puelo Valley
2023
Mar 25 – April 3
Classic Torres Del Paine
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Classic Torres Del Paine
Guided Patagonia Hiking Trips
$4195
6 days
Moderate

Hike the famous "W" Route in its entirety in a small personalized group
Stand beneath the gigantic Las Torres formations in the Valley of Silence
See wildlife like Guanaco, Rhea, Chilean Flamingoes, and Condors
2023
Apr 3 – 8
Hiking with Packstock

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