Backpacking Yosemite National Park


The Yosemite & High Sierra Experts
SINCE 1991

since 1991

Trip of a lifetime or day hiking with the family? As the Yosemite experts we have a wide selection of meticulously planned trips that get you into the heart of Yosemite, the High Sierra and Patagonia.

The Yosemite Experts since 1991

Carefully chosen itineraries, seamless planning, friendly & knowledgeable guides, and incredible food all contribute to the quality of the SYMG experience. From big adventures to relaxing basecamp outings, our aim is to facilitate what will be the "trip of a lifetime".

Our top trips in yosemite & the high sierra


"Of the dozens of outdoor recreation companies that offer guided hiking and backpacking trips throughout the Yosemite region, surely the best of the bunch is Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides"

Backcountry Gourmet

Enjoy creative, hearty meals cooked by SYMG Guides. We pride ourselves in providing excellent meals with fresh, quality ingredients even in remote surroundings.

Expert Guides

Our professional mountain guides are the best in the business and facilitate our seamless, memorable trips. All guides are trained in wilderness medicine and are experienced backcountry and rock connoisseurs.

Award Winning Trips

Our programs have been praised in dozens of national magazines, newspapers, and trade journals throughout the years. Stunning trails, smooth logistics and years of expertise contribute to these incredible itineraries.

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Custom & Private Trips

Your Friends
Your Family
Your schedule

At SYMG, we specialize in planning and executing all types of Yosemite and High Sierra trips for private groups. From expedition-style John Muir Trail backpacking trips to family-oriented adventure camping, our guides and staff will ensure that your private, custom trip exceeds all of your expectations.

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Corporate & Education Partnerships

Since SYMG began, we've established ourselves as a preferred outfitter for corporations, school groups, and travel agencies. From large events of 200+ people to small cohorts, we excel at customizing unique wilderness experiences.

Corporate Outings Education Programs

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Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides
Southern Yosemite
Mountain Guides
(800) 231-4575 Toll Free: (800) 231-4575 Local/International
+1 (559) 642-2817
Yosemite National Park, CA

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