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Lasting Adventures

Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-962-6251
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Lasting Adventures is the top rated guide service in Yosemite National Park and is a recognized 501 (c)(3) public benefit nonprofit with a mission to provide positive youth development and educational opportunities to the general public through safe outdoor experiences. We specialize in Yosemite backpacking trips, Yosemite day hikes, and outdoor youth summer camps. Since 1997, our program has introduced thousands of youth to nature and the wilderness experience through Adventure Based Programming. Our top-rated guide service features Yosemite backpacking trips and day hikes which help fund our outdoor youth programs. By choosing Lasting Adventures for your next Yosemite backpacking or hiking adventure, not only do you get our competitive rates, experienced and credentialed guides, all meals, and equipment, but also the satisfaction of knowing that all profits we gain from your participation goes towards our cause of helping more youth benefit from our outdoor summer camps in Yosemite.
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Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-962-6251
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excellent way to get your teen outdoors and hiking/camping in Yosemite. My daughter (12) had a blast and couldn't stop talking about the trip. The only caution is that the kids need to be in good shape. Otherwise, they can be miserable...More

Thank Darcy K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself, my son, and my daughter hiked up Half Dome with our guide Auto in late July 2017. Auto was a phenomenal guide, providing interesting insights and stories along the trail. He always kept us hydrated, kept our spirits high and always made sure we...More

1  Thank Josh P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very informative and familiar with our surroundings. He was very willing and flexible to tailor the hike to our liking. We hiked to Dog Lake, then on to the top of Lembert Dome. The views were magnificent. The river, streams and meadows,...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day hike to Sentinel Dome and Taft Point was one of the best days we had on our 17 day trip. With two teenagers (one not particularly into hiking) this was a wonderful day it was great fun and informative. Our guide, Will, was...More

Thank jacquelinematkins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 16 year-old son and 14 year-old daughter loved the 6-day Yosemite high country backpacking trip. Prior to the trip, they had hiked and camped plenty, but had never backpacked. They enjoyed this first experience very much, and would like to go backpacking again as...More

Thank onebenharvey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my three kids ages 11, 13 and 14 on the 5 day "Amazing Sunsets" trip and it was challenging in all the right ways, but made doable and simple in all the right ways. It made such a difference to have the itinerary,...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Colorado and Oregon I've done my share of hiking but never before did I do any back country backpacking. This trip was a great introduction to back country backpacking because of the help of the experienced guides. And what a better way...More

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently did the Glacier Point down the Panorama and Mist Trails and we were so happy with our experience. We only had 2 days in Yosemite and we feel that this was the best way to maximise our experience, a must do in our...More

Thank Allisson E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My child went on weeklong backpacking trip in Yosemite and had a fantastic time. Logistics were clear and relevant, counselors fun and responsible. Only request is that they spend some time teaching wilderness skills, like using compass, reading topo, using pac stoves... Even so, overall...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yosemite 3 Summits Trip 8/7/17 - Jenna and Scott were wonderful guides always trying to make the trip meet our expectations and helping us achieve then. We had a very diverse group coming from 3 countries besides the US and we all became friends from...More

Thank Pam-J-R-8-7-17
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kim m
13 June 2017|
Response from Scott G | Property representative |
Hi Kim- Thanks for the email. Yes, as our reviews and information illustrate; we manage risk and safety in a proactive manner. The company we have been working with for the shuttle is also safe. Feel free to contact us by... More
17 February 2017|
Response from Scott G | Property representative |
Thanks for the contact. It would be best to contact us by email or phone to discuss. Getting a specific date for the Half Dome Lottery is difficult. Having back-up days increases your chances. However the other concern this... More
Charu R
9 January 2017|
Response from Scott G | Property representative |
Thank you for the contact. We do book on demand and we can schedule you for a hike/winter adventure on either or both days. You can find links to booking under our Programs link on the website or feel free to contact us at... More