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Half Dome Hikers Club

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Half Dome

Hikers Club

Classic. Gripping.

  • Summit Half Dome. Conquer your fears on the famously steep cable climb!
  • Hike the spectacular Mist Trail. Feel the spray of the renowned Vernal and Nevada Falls
  • Plunge into the Merced River at Little Yosemite Valley, the park’s beloved wilderness camp

The Half Dome

Hikers Club

Yosemite

Length: 4 Days / 16 Miles

Trip Type: Active / Thrilling

2023 Dates:

  • June 2-5 *
    fully booked
  • June 8 – 11 *
    4 spots remaining
  • June 15 – 18 *
    4 spots remaining
  • Oct 5 – 8 *
    4 spots remaining

* Permit pending
Confirmation 6 months in advance

Cost: $1,543

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

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Adventure

Itinerary

Classic. Gripping.

The Half Dome Hikers Club

  • Summit Half Dome. Conquer your fears on the famously steep cable climb!
  • Hike the spectacular Mist Trail. Feel the spray of the renowned Vernal and Nevada Falls
  • Plunge into the Merced River at Little Yosemite Valley, the park’s beloved wilderness camp
 

Yosemite / 4 Days / 16 Miles

Trip Type: Active / Thrilling

2023 Dates:

  • June 2 – 5 *         fully booked
  • June 8 – 11 *         4 spots remaining
  • June 15 – 18 *      4 spots remaining
  • Oct 5 – 8 *          4 spots remaining

* Permit pending. Confirmation 6 months in advance.

Cost: $1,543

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

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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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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

     Climb up the old stone steps of the Mist Trail. The sun rises and warms the valley as we pass through the spray of Vernal and Nevada Falls. We swim and camp in the shadow of Half Dome, too filled with anticipation to sleep!

4 miles, +2,400 ft

DAY TWO

     Climb up the old stone steps of the Mist Trail. The sun rises and warms the valley as we pass through the spray of Vernal and Nevada Falls. Camping in the shadow of Half Dome, we stay up late, too filled with anticipation to sleep!

4 miles | +2,400 ft

DAY THREE

      Eat breakfast in the early light. Half Dome dares us onward. At the cables, we realize just how steep this climb will be! We courageously pull our way to her summit and marvel at the sensational views.

7 miles, +2,700 ft | -2,700 ft

DAY FOUR

    Pack up camp and hike down the legendary John Muir Trail. Greet smiling hikers beginning their own journeys while we reflect on our accomplishment. Our hearts beat happily as proud members of the Half Dome Hikers Club!

5 miles, -2,400 ft

DAY THREE

      Eat breakfast in the early light. Half Dome dares us onward. At the cables, we realize just how steep this climb will be! We courageously pull our way to her summit and marvel at the sensational views.

7 miles | +2,700 ft, -2,700

DAY FOUR

    Pack up camp and hike down the legendary John Muir Trail. Greet smiling hikers beginning their own journeys while we reflect on our accomplishment. Our hearts beat happily as proud members of the Half Dome Hikers Club!

5 miles | -2,400 ft

Come Join Us!

- The Lamplighters Adventuring Society -

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

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