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Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour

The Yosemite Valley Hiking Tour highlights a variety of iconic and popular features in Yosemite Valley as well as some of the lesser known gems.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Participants enjoying Snowshoeing in Yosemite

Badger Pass To Dewey Point Snowshoe

Snowshoeing is easy to learn and offers you the chance to get into the less-traveled winter wonderland of the Yosemite backcountry. An unforgettable Yosemite Winter Hike Adventure!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
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North Dome Day Hike

Our North Dome tour takes visitors to the peak of North Dome, directly across Tenaya Canyon from Half Dome with an awe-inspiring view of the northwest face. A favorite Yosemite Hiking Tour for guides and guests alike.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
The view from Glacier Point on one of our Yosemite Hiking Tours

4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point Day Hike

Our 4-Mile Trail to Glacier Point Yosemite hiking tour is a perfect option for visitors looking to challenge their fitness while experiencing some of the best views in Yosemite Valley.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
view from one of our Yosemite Guided Backpacking Tours

Amazing Sunsets

During this five-day Yosemite Backpacking trip you’ll experience some of the park’s most pristine wilderness locations, and the most epic sunset spots!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

5 Days
May Lake on our Mount Hoffman Yosemite Hiking Tours

Mount Hoffman Hike

One of the best Yosemite hiking tours, Mount Hoffman is a lesser known peak which is actually quite easily reached with an exciting scramble at the top.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Participants relax during one of our West Coast Summer Camps in Yosemite National Park California

6-Day Yosemite High Country Adventure

This Yosemite summer camp adventure includes camping and hiking beside high alpine lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and meadows.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

6 Days

Glacier Point Down the Panorama and Mist Trails

Great downhill hike for first time visitors to Yosemite!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Snow covered mountain views on a Yosemite Winter hike

Yosemite Valley Winter Tour

These Yosemite winter hikes offer guest hours of exploration within the more level and easily accessible areas of the Yosemite Valley. In addition to providing you with natural and geological history, this tour will highlight some of the lesser known winter ‘gems’ around the valley.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Tent set up during our Overnight Yosemite Winter Hike Adventure

Yosemite Overnight Snowshoe

An epic Yosemite Winter Hike Adventure! Experience Yosemite’s scenic snow-covered backcountry during one of the park’s most peaceful seasons, and camp under the stars on this backpacking snowshoe tour.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

3 Days
View of May Lake from one of our Yosemite Backpacking Trips

May Lake to Snow Creek

This family-friendly Yosemite backpacking trip includes some of the most iconic Yosemite vistas, coupled with fun and relatively mellow hiking.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate

Trip Length:

4 Days
Yosemite Day Hikes along the Mist Trail

Mist Trail / Nevada Fall Loop

For waterfall lovers that can handle an uphill climb, the Mist Trail & Nevada Fall Loop Day Hike is for you! This Yosemite Hiking tour follows the park’s most popular trail.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
participants resting on one of our california outdoor summer camps

Junior Guide Leadership Expedition

This 27-day wilderness summer camp in the California high country is geared toward youth looking for an adventure beyond our other Yosemite summer camps.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

27 Days
Yosemite Guided Backpacking Trips - Classic Hiking and Camping Tour

Yosemite Classic Camping/Hiking

Our Classic Camping/Hiking Adventure is a traditional way of visiting Yosemite without the “roughing-it” experience of a backpacking trip. We will shuttle out daily from our campsite, with daypacks and lunch in hand, to our selected hiking destinations.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Varies

Trip Length:

5 Days
On the way up to Yosemite Falls on our Yosemite Hiking Tours

Yosemite Falls Day Hike

The strenuous Yosemite Falls hike takes you up a number switchbacks beside incredible outlooks and waterfalls to award you with the famous lookout at the top of the falls. A Yosemite hiking tours classic!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
YOSEMITE GUIDED BACKPACKING TRIPS AND HIKING AND LODGING PACKAGES

Yosemite Lodging/Hiking Packages

For this package we have partnered with Rush Creek Lodge. The modern-day active traveler will appreciate daily activities in Yosemite followed by a nightly retreat to this top-notch resort complete with a large pool, hot-tubs, dining options, on-site activities, and other amenities.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Varies

Trip Length:

6 Days
Giant Sequoias on one of our Yosemite Day Hikes

Giant Sequoia Grove Hike

The Giant Sequoia Grove day hike highlights the iconic ‘big trees’ of the Sierra Nevada.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Tuolumne Meadows - Yosemite Day Hikes

Tuolumne Meadows Tour

This is a great hike for those looking to explore an area of the park known to the locals to contain all of the same majesty as Yosemite Valley with fewer crowds and congestion. 

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
View from our Hetch Hetchy and Wapama Falls Hike

Hetch Hetchy and Wapama Falls Day Hike

Come see 19th and 20th century construction, the effects of water on an ecosystem, and this beautiful and lesser known Valley that John Muir called his favorite.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
View from Glacier point to half dome on one of our Yosemite backpacking trips

Glacier Point to Half Dome

Looking for an incredible Yosemite backpacking trip that summits Half Dome? This unforgettable adventure starts at Glacier Point and traverses some of the park’s most beautiful backcountry en route to the Half Dome summit.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

4 Days
View from one of Our Yosemite Backpacking trips

Alpine Lakes and Summits

Summit two of the park’s most iconic peaks over the course of three nights in the backcountry on this Yosemite Backpacking Trip, while camping and exploring the park’s stunning alpine lakes!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

5 Days
participants on our 13-Day backpacking summer camp adventure in Yosemite

13-Day Yosemite High Country Adventure

This 13-Day Backpacking Summer Camp in Yosemite combines risk-taking and challenges along with fun and support from others while camping and hiking beside high alpine lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and meadows.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

13 Days
EXPLORE OUR YOSEMITE BACKPACKING TRIPS OFFERINGS

Yosemite Icons Backpacking

For the hiker wanting to see it all, this Yosemite Backpacking trip offers stunning views of Yosemite’s most famous landmarks from rarely seen perspectives.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

5 Days
young women resting on our Yosemite girls summer camp adventure

6 & 13-Day Yosemite Young Women’s Programs

This unique Yosemite summer camp for girls ages 13-17, led by our top female guides, focuses on showing young women their true potential in both an outdoor setting and in their day-to-day lives while teaching the practical skills of backpacking and outdoor safety.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

6 Days
One of our Yosemite backpacking trips from Tuolumne to Half Dome

Tuolumne Meadows to Half Dome

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds and experience some of Yosemite’s most spectacular backcountry scenery, this is the Yosemite Backpacking trip for you!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

6 Days
View from Clouds Rest - Yosemite Day Hikes

Clouds Rest Hike

This challenging 14.5-mile day hike is a favorite for guests and guides alike, making it among our most popular Yosemite hiking tours.

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Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike

Sentinel Dome and Taft Point from Glacier Point

Awesome Views, Amazing Experiences, and Accomplishments!

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Difficulty:

Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Yosemite Yoga Retreat

Yosemite Yoga Retreat

Let the stunning Sierra high country be your classroom for this three-day, high-adventure yoga retreat in Yosemite! Combines entry-level Yosemite Backpacking Trips & Yoga escape

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate

Trip Length:

3 Days
Ready to summit Half Dome on one of our Yosemite Hiking Tours

Half Dome in a Day

Our most epic Yosemite Hiking Tour! Half Dome in a day consists of a 16-mile round-trip trek that takes all day and ascends nearly 5,000 feet beside two majestic waterfalls and a steep cable route before arriving at the top of the famous 8,842′ granite dome.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
View from our Yosemite Backpacking Trips Founders Fall Adventure

Founders Fall Adventure

Our Founder and our Operations Director are your guides for this iconic Yosemite backpacking trip to raise funds for disadvantaged youth!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Moderate-Strenuous

Trip Length:

6 Days
Hikers enjoying the view on one of our Yosemite summer camp programs for kids

6-Day Yosemite Young Adventurer’s Program

These Yosemite summer camp programs for youths 11-13 offer shorter hiking distances and an introduction to camping, backpacking, and the outdoors among the natural geological formations surrounding us in the Yosemite high country.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

6 Days
Sunset on one of our Yosemite Backpacking Trips from Clouds Rest to Half Dome

Cathedral Lakes to Clouds Rest & Half Dome

This Yosemite backpacking trip follows one of the most iconic sections of the John Muir Trail, weaving between majestic alpine lakes to the summits of Clouds Rest and Half Dome!

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

5 Days
Views from our Yosemite snowshoe tour of the Giant Sequoias

Giant Sequoia Grove Hike/Snowshoe

Our Snowshoe Tour of the Giant Sequoias is an unforgettable and surreal Yosemite winter hike experience.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Easy-Moderate

Trip Length:

Day Hike
Hidden Yosemite Backpacking Trips Views

Hidden Yosemite Backpacking Trip

Many believe that the northern portion of Yosemite National Park is the last true wilderness of the Sierra Nevada. Explore all it has to offer on this Yosemite Backpacking Trip.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

6 Days
Yosemite Mist Trail

Yosemite Mist to 4-Mile Trail

The Yosemite Mist Trail hike offers beautiful scenery of Yosemite’s astonishing landmarks from start to finish.

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

Day Hike
View from our Yosemite Backpacking trips to the grand Canyon of the tuolumne

Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne

The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is a true gem in a less-visited area of Yosemite. Explore everything Tuolumne has to offer on this Yosemite Backpacking Trip

Trip Highlights:

Difficulty:

Strenuous

Trip Length:

5 Days