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Yosemite’s Leading Guide Service & Youth Summer Camp Since 1997

Yosemite Guide Service, Lasting Adventures, TripAdvisorLasting Adventures, Inc. is a recognized 501 (c) (3) public benefit nonprofit with a mission to provide positive youth development and educational opportunities to the general public through safe outdoor experiences. Since 1997 our program has introduced thousands of youth to nature and the wilderness experience through Adventure Based Programming. Our top-rated Yosemite guide service (Day Hikes and Backpacking trips) helps fund our youth program. By choosing Lasting Adventures, Inc. for your next Yosemite hiking or backpacking adventure, not only do you get our competitive rates, experienced and credentialed guides, all meals, and equipment, but also the satisfaction of knowing that all profits we gain from your participation goes towards our cause of helping more youth benefit from our summer outdoor adventures in Yosemite.

Summer Camps in California, Outside Magazine, Lasting Adventures

As Featured in Outside Magazine:
“Best Backpacking Summer Camp in The West”

“The Yosemite High Country makes for a wild playground on Lasting Adventure’s six-day backpacking trips for youth 11 to 18.” Link to the Article


The success of Lasting Adventures, Inc. depends on donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations to help us meet our goal of providing positive youth development opportunities through safe outdoor experiences to ALL youth.

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Featured Trip

Northern Yosemite Backpacking Trip- On this 8 Day/7 Night excursion we will visit this less visited portion of the park which is home to deep canyons, dense old-growth forests, and stunning peaks and ridges.

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  • Yosemite Hiking, Leave No Trace, Lasting Adventures
  • Lasting Adventures, Yosemite Gateway Partners
  • Yosemite Chamber of Commerce, Lasting Adventures
  • American Outdoors Association, Lasting Adventures
  • Sierra Nevada Geotourism, Lasting Adventures
  • Project Adventure
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