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Yosemite

- the Lamplighters Adventuring Society -

Embrace Adventure.

Carefully crafted and moderately paced backpacking journeys in Yosemite. Deeply personal discoveries. A fun-loving, attentive guide. Join the Lamplighters Adventuring Society for the trip of a lifetime!

Mindful Journeys

     As true adventurers, we embrace the spirit of discovery. Depart from these journeys with new insights and deep wisdom gained. Prepare to meet a new you!

Expert Guide

     Meet Jesse. With experience navigating people through wild Alaska, Utah, upstate New York, and the entirety of Yosemite, you are in safe and friendly hands.

Backcountry Gourmet

     Healthy, creative, and sustaining meals prepared by your guide, bring a surprisingly home-cooked comfort to long days on the trail. Vegetarian? Allergic? No problem!

Mindful Journeys

     As true adventurers, we embrace the spirit of discovery. Depart from these journeys with new insights and deep wisdom gained. Prepare to meet a new you!

Expert Guide

     Meet Jesse. With experience navigating people through wild Alaska, Utah, upstate New York, and the entirety of Yosemite, you are in safe and friendly hands.

Backcountry Gourmet

     Healthy, creative, and sustaining meals prepared by your guide, bring a surprisingly home-cooked comfort to long days on the trail. Vegetarian? Allergic? No problem!

- OUR ADVENTURES -

Our

Adventures

Third Day, Clouds Rest

Half Dome & Clouds Rest

5 Days | Moderate

  • Climb the heart-racing cables to the top of Half Dome!
  • See Yosemite’s most gripping viewpoint from Clouds Rest.

Includes Half Dome!

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

6 Days | Breezy

  • Base camp and explore the Ten Lakes Basin at leisure.
  • Go off-trail to find a secret lake next to a 4,000 foot cliff!
Day Six, Tuolumne Falls

Journey Through the Rushing Canyon

6 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Swimming holes and waterfalls abound. Don’t forget your suit!
  • Sleep under towering redwoods along an alluring riverbank.
Golden Meadows, Expedition to the High Country

Expedition to the High Country

6 Days | Moderate

  • Jump into six crystal clear, high-altitude lakes!
  • See what high-altitude life is like above 10,000 feet.

Quest Through Yosemite's Classics

7 Days | Moderate - Rugged

  • Climb the hair-raising cables to the famous Half Dome summit!
  • Hike through the majority of the park on this wide-ranging trek.

Includes Half Dome!

Journey to the Heart of the Park

8 Days | Rugged

  • Explore the most diverse set of landscapes in the park.
  • Traverse the windy Red Peak Pass, Yosemite’s highest point on-trail.

Journey to the Farthest Reaches

8 Days | Rugged

  • Discover the most remote region of the park, far from the beaten path.
  • Swim in the stunningly clear Tilden Lake, nestled high in a glacial valley.
ghost town, bodie, wild west

Expedition to the Eerie Ghost Town

4 Days | Breezy

Coming Soon!

Winter Trip in Death Valley!

Personalized Adventures

  Do you want some family time? Celebrating an event, or have a large group? Contact us to create a journey tailored to your personal taste!

Join Us!

Third Day, Clouds Rest

Journey to Half Dome and Clouds Rest

5 Days | Moderate

  • Climb the heart-racing cables to the top of Half Dome!
  • See Yosemite’s most gripping viewpoint from Clouds Rest.

Includes Half Dome!

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

6 Days | Breezy

  • Base camp and explore the Ten Lakes Basin at leisure.
  • Go off-trail to find a secret lake next to a 4,000 foot cliff!
Day Six, Tuolumne Falls

Journey Through the Rushing Canyon

6 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Swimming holes and waterfalls abound. Don’t forget your suit!
  • Sleep under towering redwoods along an alluring riverbank.
Golden Meadows, Expedition to the High Country

Expedition to the High Country

6 Days | Moderate

  • Jump into six crystal clear, high-altitude lakes!
  • See what high-altitude life is like above 10,000 feet.

Quest Through Yosemite's Classics

7 Days | Moderate - Rugged

  • Climb the hair-raising cables to the famous Half Dome summit!
  • Hike through the majority of the park on this wide-ranging trek.

Includes Half Dome!

Journey to the Heart of the Park

8 Days | Rugged

  • Explore the most diverse set of landscapes in the park.
  • Traverse the windy Red Peak Pass, Yosemite’s highest point on-trail.

Journey to the Farthest Reaches

8 Days | Rugged

  • Discover the most remote region of the park, far from the beaten path.
  • Swim in the stunningly clear Tilden Lake, nestled high in a glacial valley.
ghost town, bodie, wild west

Expedition to the Eerie Ghost Town

4 Days | Breezy

Coming Soon!

Winter Trip in Death Valley!

Personalized Adventures

Looking for some family time? Are you celebrating an event, or do you have a large group? Contact us to create a journey tailored to your personal taste!

Come Join Us!

- The Lamplighters Adventuring Society -