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Yosemite Mountaineering School

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Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8344
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Rocking climbing Half Dome Snake Dike route with YMS guide

I rock climbed Half Dome Snake Dike route with YMS guide, James G., on May 20. We did a practice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sally H
Perfect climbing day

We booked a full day of guided climbing, it was a Rocky start since the office staff was late... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Vincent L
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Learn how to rock climb in one of California's premier national parks.
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"great sense of humor"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I rock climbed Half Dome Snake Dike route with YMS guide, James G., on May 20. We did a practice climb the day before, then I also had a lesson with him on May 22 to learn skills for Big Wall Climbing. I had a...More

Thank Sally H
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We booked a full day of guided climbing, it was a Rocky start since the office staff was late. After a short delay we could get started and Aaron was our guide who is awesome. We had our baby boy tagging along for the climbing...More

Thank Vincent L
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We had a great day of climbing under the instruction of Greg who was a highly experienced and professional guide. We felt that we had learnt a lot by the end of the day and it has inspired us to do more climbing. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I booked my sons on a day's accompanied climb with the Yosemite Climbing School. Unfortunately, one son got dehydrated and their day had to be terminated prematurely. Nevertheless, my boys enjoyed what they did and had a number of amusing tales to tell of their...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

I hired a guide (James) from the Yosemite Mountaineering School to take my girls, Tara (age 11) and Erin (age 9) on an all day "beginner's" rock climbing adventure. We met up at Dozier Dome in Tuolumne Meadows, and they spent the day climbing up...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2017

we split into 2 groups, as my teenage son is an experienced climber, while we are newbies. My son went with Greg C on a great multi-pitch climb. The rest of us went on some great beginner (90-100 feet up) climbs - our instructor (sorry,...More

1  Thank Dave C
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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Nate the Great! We are a family of 4 from Vermont, 3 of us with little to no climbing experience, 1 with quite a bit. It was a highlight of our 10 day trip to California. Nate was patient, flexible, and had a great sense...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

Our family had never taken a course in rock climbing before so we were all completely new to it. We signed up with the Yosemite Mountaineering School based on the reviews and reputation. We were not disappointed. My family all agreed it was one of...More

1  Thank cindaphile
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

My friend and I booked a days climbing and lauren made sure we had an excellent day, she took found out exactly what we were looking to achieve. she took us to exactly the type of routes we were looking for. we had an excellent...More

Thank Rachel A
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

I wanted to do something exciting while I was in Yosemite and found the Mountaineering school. I am a novice indoor climber back home so called into see if there was any climbing I could do that day - the only thing available was a...More

1  Thank cazbatt
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