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- THE GREAT -

YOSEMITE RIM

- THE GREAT -

YOSEMITE RIM

Astonishing. Sweeping.

  • Backpack across Yosemite’s North Rim. Camp high on cliff’s edge, 3,500 feet above the valley floor.
  • See the famous Yosemite sunsets illuminate Half Dome from your tent each night.
  • Cross over the top of roaring Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in all of North America!

THE GREAT

YOSEMITE RIM

Yosemite

Length: 4 Days / 19 Miles

Trip Type: Active / Rugged

2024 Dates:

  • June 13-16
    4 spots remaining

Cost: $1,560

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

ADVENTURE ITINERARY

Astonishing. Sweeping.

The Great Yosemite Rim

  • Backpack across Yosemite’s North Rim. Camp high on cliff’s edge, 3,500 feet above the valley floor.
  • See the famous Yosemite sunsets illuminate Half Dome from your tent each night.
  • Cross over the top of roaring Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in all of North America!

Yosemite / 4 Days / 19 Miles

Trip Type: Active / Rugged

2024 Dates:

  • June 13 – 16          4 spots remaining

Cost: $1,560

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

ADVENTURE ITINERARY

DAY ONE

     Explore Yosemite’s front country on your own. Meet your guide in the early evening at the backpackers campground. Go over gear and itinerary, set up camp, and eat a hot cooked meal.

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First Day of the Adventure

DAY ONE

     Explore Yosemite’s front country on your own. Meet your guide in the early evening at the backpackers campground. Go over gear and itinerary, set up camp, and eat a hot cooked meal.

0 miles

DAY TWO

     Swim in Mirror Lake before starting a very steep climb. The strenuous hike is worth it. You’ll camp on the edge of a stunning cliff, directly across from Half Dome’s face! Watch hikers descend from the dome as the sun hangs low in the sky.

4 miles, +2,750 ft

DAY TWO

     Swim in Mirror Lake before starting a very steep climb. The strenuous hike is worth it. You’ll camp on the edge of a stunning cliff, directly across from Half Dome’s face! Watch hikers descend from the dome as the sun hangs low in the sky.

4 miles | +2,750 ft

DAY THREE

      Stop at Indian Rock to admire a rare granite arch. Journey on to North Dome, a legendary view 3,500 feet above the valley floor.

      As the valley grows dark, spot the gleaming headlamps of courageous climbers who will spend the night hanging on the face of Half Dome! Other adventurers ignite distant campfires across the mountains, miles away.

7.5 miles, +1,760 ft | -800 ft

DAY FOUR

      A short climb brings you to Yosemite point. Bravely stand on the edge of a cliff and study the bustling valley floor under your shoes. Cross over the top of Yosemite Falls, the tallest in North America! Descend all 2,500 feet through the thundering spray.

      In the valley once more, the towering cliffs surround and embrace you. You’ve made it through one of Yosemite’s greatest adventures!

7.5 miles, +350 ft, -3,900 ft

DAY THREE

      Stop at Indian Rock to admire a rare granite arch. Journey on to North Dome, a legendary view 3,500 feet above the valley floor.

      As the valley grows dark, spot the gleaming headlamps of courageous climbers who will spend the night hanging on the face of Half Dome! Other adventurers ignite distant campfires across the mountains, miles away.

7.5 miles | +1,760 ft, -800 ft

DAY FOUR

      A short climb brings you to Yosemite point. Bravely stand on the edge of a cliff and study the bustling valley floor under your shoes. Cross over the top of Yosemite Falls, the tallest in North America! Descend all 2,500 feet through the thundering spray.

      In the valley once more, the towering cliffs surround and embrace you. You’ve made it through one of Yosemite’s greatest adventures!

7.5 miles | +350 ft, -3,900 ft

COME JOIN US!

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What's Included?

Front & Backcountry Accommodations

  • First night in Yosemite backpackers campground
  • 2-6 nights of wilderness camping

Meals & Snacks

  • All meals from the 1st night’s dinner to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, cookware, first aid kit, etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking/backpackers campground and the trailhead

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yosemite

Personal Gear & Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL PACKAGE

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

Simply bring clothes!
$245/trip

What's Included?

Front and Backcountry Accommodations

  • First night in Yosemite backpackers campground
  • 2-6 nights of wilderness camping

Meals and Snacks

  • All meals from the first night’s dinner to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking/backpackers campground and trailhead

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yosemite

Personal Gear and Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL

PACKAGE

Simply bring clothes!  •  $245 / trip

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

SIMILAR ADVENTURES

SIMILAR ADVENTURES

Half Dome Hikers Club

4 Days | Strenuous

  • Test your mettle by climbing the thrillingly steep cables to the summit of Half Dome!
  • Ascend the Mist Trail alongside Yosemite’s iconic waterfalls!

Includes Half Dome!

Shoot the Black Canyon!

4 Days | Breezy

  • Follow the Yellowstone River through a wild canyon into Montana’s vast back country!
  • Spend all afternoon and evening swimming next to camp and relaxing on sandy riverbanks!
  • This stress-free trip has short mileages and a moderate pace.

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Hike over a remote mountain pass. Discover an isolated valley filled with enchanted lakes!
  • Set up a lakeside base camp. Swim and explore the valley from camp at your leisure.
  • Hike off-trail to find a secret lake hidden next to a 4,000 foot cliff!

Half Dome Hikers Club

4 Days | Strenuous

  • Test your mettle by climbing the thrillingly steep cables to the summit of Half Dome!
  • Ascend the Mist Trail alongside Yosemite’s iconic waterfalls!

Includes Half Dome!

Shoot the Black Canyon!

4 Days | Breezy

  • Follow the Yellowstone River through a wild canyon into Montana’s vast back country!
  • Spend all afternoon and evening swimming next to camp and relaxing on sandy riverbanks.
  • This stress-free trip has short mileages and a moderate pace.

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Hike over a remote mountain pass. Discover an isolated valley filled with enchanted lakes!
  • Set up a lakeside base camp. Swim and explore the valley at leisure.
  • Hike off-trail to find a secret lake hidden next to a 4,000 foot cliff!

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