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

taLasting 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


Give the gift of adventure this year!

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Looking for holiday gift ideas, look no further! 2016 is your year to knock a Yosemite hiking or backpacking trip. Also, until December 31st, 2015, purchase any trip using the coupon code ‘holiday2015‘ and save 20% on your gift of adventure!


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

Half Dome in a Day– Hiking Half Dome in Yosemite is truly a trip of a lifetime! This 16 mile round-trip takes all day and brings hikers beside majestic waterfalls and to the top of the unique granite monolith, 8842′ Half Dome. Includes Cable Permits!

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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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