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Rock Climbing Day

About the trip

Get out and climb! Come experience the scenic crags and domes of the southern Yosemite high country. This incredible area grants you access to more than 1,000 different climbs including Fresno Dome, Shuteye Ridge and The Balls areas. Whether its sport, trad, top-roping or multi-pitch routes, the area has lots to offer in all climbing styles. Your guide will ask you about your experience, skills, and goals for the day and choose routes most appropriate for your interests and ability. Our goal is to provide a safe and enjoyable day out on the rock. From fun family outings to introducing advanced climbers to a new area, we want to make the most of your rock climbing experience!

Our professional guides have spent years perfecting their climbing skills in and around Yosemite and hold certifications commiserate with the level of guiding they provide. All of our guides are exceptionally personable individuals who look forward to not only teaching and guiding you in these spectacular locations, but getting to know you as well.

Equipment: We provide all ropes & climbing protection. We can also provide rock climbing shoes, harnesses & helmets free of charge as indicated on your registration form.

Meals: Meals are not provided. Please bring snacks & light lunch food, as well as 2 liters of water.

Your Cost Includes: All climbing gear (as noted above) and professional climbing guide(s).

Not Included: Transportation, personal gear (except as noted above), lunch and water, tips for guides (10-20% of trip cost is typical).

Preparation: No experience required. We cater to all levels of physical and technical proficiency.

Itinerary:Meet at your hotel, or other designated location in Southern Yosemite. Typically, you’ll climb from 9am to 5pm. You'll follow your guide in your vehicle to the climbing sites. All roads are accessible with a two-wheel drive vehicle. All climbs are catered to your own abilities and interests. Tell your guide your goals and s/he will do their best to meet your needs.

Trip Details


Duration

Full Day: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Half Day: 9:00am - 1:00pm or 2:00pm-6:00pm


Group size
Up to 6 climbers per guide.

Trip Rating
Beginner-Advanced

Prices

Full Day

$365 for 1 Guide with up to 2 participants

$95 for each additional participant up to 6 people


Half Day

$255 for 1 Guide with up to 2 participants

$65 for each additional participant up to 6 people


Dates of trip in 2014
Late May through September

Testimonials

Dear Ian (and Jerry)-Now back in UK after a fabulous trip to California. One of the real highlights was my day climbing with Jerry. It was superb. When I set out my requirements to you before leaving for my vacation I didn't believe that they would be satisfied so perfectly. Jerry's choice of route fitted the bill exactly. Long, clean, plenty of variety, just hard enough to be testing and wonderfully exposed. One of the middle pitches would be a match for any in terms of quality. Added to that, Jerry was a great guide and made the day one that I will never forget. He even laid on a day of wall to wall sunshine! All the best and many thanks-Shaun

- Shaun Robson, UK.

It seems like every time I climb with SYMG, I have the privilege of getting to see the very best side you all have to offer. Each member of your company has a very special way of communicating and teaching. They are all unique, but they all also share two important characteristics--patience and knowledge. Our guide worked really hard with us all day-not just climbing with us or getting us up the wall, but teaching us as well--making sure we felt like we were learning everything we were doing. He was not just patient-he was kind, and respectful.

- Melissa Stack, May, Multiple Rock Days