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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
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"backpacking trip"
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"day hike"
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"summer camp"
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"guide service"
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"sleeping bag"
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"awesome guide"
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"great company"
in 10 reviews
"glacier point"
in 81 reviews
"an amazing experience"
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"back packing"
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"guided hike"
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"recommend this trip"
in 7 reviews
"experience yosemite"
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"great trip"
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"cloud's rest"
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"the entire trip"
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"small group"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teen enjoyed and loved the 13 day trip. Great help from guides. Her first time going and she found so much fun there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 17 year old daughter had a wonderful experience while backpacking the Skyline to Sea Trail! Ayni, Karen, and Megan's professional guidance, kindness, and patience created the best possible environment for the teens. The 6 day hike was quite challenging with long stretches of uphill...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son (14 yrs) and several of his friends went on the 6-day backpacking summer camp trip. He had an amazing first backpacking experience. Shout out to Karin and Josh as his guides! There were some last minute changes in the itinerary due to smoke...More

Thank Deborah J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the BEST experience with Jenna and Mike as our leaders. The views were incredible, the hikes were fun and the crew was unbelievable! Food, WOW! Thank you for the best trip, for the mental and physical challenge that is Half Dome and can't...More

Thank Chelsea D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sent my 13 year old son on Lasting Adventures 13 day backpacking. What an amazing experience for him. He made great friends, great knowledge and gained lots of confidence. I am so impressed by the professionalism of Lasting Adventures staff. Jack and Nicole were wonderful...More

Thank CJRDev
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible experience! My son went on a six day backpacking trip in Yosemite and came home uplifted and eager for more. This was the perfect grounding experience for a teenager who needs to get away from the day to day life and absorb...More

Thank Whitney P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Glacier Point to Half Dome backpacking trip was one of the coolest and most fun adventures I have ever had. Riley and Ayni were wonderful guides. The food was incredible. They accommodated multiple dietary restrictions/allergies and the food still tasted delicious. I was slightly...More

Thank Jen L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"An incredible experience. The trip was excellent with great and helpful guides. The other members of my group were also very nice. I would highly recommend the 6-day Yosemite backbacking trip to anyone who wants to experience Yosemite at it's finest." The first part of...More

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June 12, 2018|
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Hi thanks for the contact. Feel free to visit our website and/or email us directly for more information as we can best address your questions by email.
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June 12, 2017|
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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
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February 16, 2017|
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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
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