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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 / 19 Miles

Trip Type: Strenuous / Thrilling

2024 Dates
  • July 10 – 13
    2 spots remaining
  • July 26 – 29
    5 spots remaining
  • Sep 11 – 14
    7 spots remaining
  • Sep 20 – 23
    2 spots remaining
  • Sep 25 – 28
    7 spots remaining
  • Oct 4 – 7
    7 spots remaining
  • Oct 11 – 14
    2 spots remaining
  • May 23 – 26
    6 spots remaining
  • June 5 – 8
    2 spots remaining
  • June 19 – 22
    4 spots remaining
  • July 3 – 6
    4 spots remaining
  • July 17 – 20
    4 spots remaining
  • August 21 – 24
    4 spots remaining
  • September 18 – 21
    4 spots remaining
  • October 3 – 6
    6 spots remaining

* Yosemite grants permits 6 months in advance. Dates may shift until permit is secured.

Cost: $1,795

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

Want to get further into Yosemite’s backcountry? Climb Half Dome and Clouds Rest in one trip.
Check out The Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest!

 

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 / 19 Miles

Trip Type: Strenuous / Thrilling

2024 Dates
  • July 10 – 13                     2 spots remaining
  • July 26 – 29                    5 spots remaining
  • Sep 11 – 14                      7 spots remaining
  • Sep 20 – 23                   2 spots remaining
  • Sep 25 – 28                   7 spots remaining
  • Oct 4 – 7                        7 spots remaining
  • Oct 11 – 14                     2 spots remaining
  • May 23 – 26                   6 spots remaining
  • June 5 – 8                       2 spots remaining
  • June 19 – 22                   4 spots remaining
  • July 3 – 6                        4 spots remaining
  • July 17 – 20                    4 spots remaining
  • August 21 – 24              4 spots remaining
  • September 18 – 21      4 spots remaining
  • October 3 – 6               6 spots remaining

* Yosemite grants permits 6 months in advance.

Dates may shift until permit is secured.

Cost: $1,795

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

Want to get further into Yosemite’s backcountry? Climb Half Dome and Clouds Rest in one trip.
Check out The Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest! (5 days)

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.

1 mile

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.

1 mile

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!

5 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!

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 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!

6 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!

6 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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7 Days | Strenuous - Rugged

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  • Traverse colorful Alaskan tundra, hike past frozen glaciers, ford raging rivers, and look for giant brown bears!

Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest

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  • Traverse Yosemite end to end. See every major icon in the park!
  • Hike over majestic Clouds Rest. Climb the famous heart-racing cables to Half Dome’s summit!

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4 Days | Active - Rugged

  • Traverse the North Rim of Yosemite Valley. Watch the sunset over the valley each evening. Astonishing!
  • Camp on cliff’s edge each night, squarely in the monumental face of Half Dome.
  • Cross over Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in America!

Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest

5 Days | Moderate

  • Traverse Yosemite end to end. See every major icon in the park!
  • Hike over majestic Clouds Rest. Climb the famous heart-racing cables to Half Dome’s summit!

Includes Half Dome!

The Wild Alaska Range

7 Days | Strenuous - Rugged

  • Take a private float plane to Lake Clark, the second least visited national park in America!
  • Experience a primitive wilderness without a single road or trail, over 125 miles from civilization.
  • Traverse colorful Alaskan tundra, hike past frozen glaciers, ford rivers, and look for giant brown bears!

The Great Yosemite Rim

4 Days | Active - Rugged

  • Traverse the North Rim of Yosemite Valley. Watch the sunset over the valley each evening. Astonishing!
  • Camp on cliff’s edge each night, squarely in the face of Half Dome.
  • Cross over Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in America!

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