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.
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".
"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"
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.
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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Motion TV Episode:
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Best Guided & Backpacking Trips in Yosemite
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.Plan a Private Trip
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
Prefered Partner for AirBnB Experiences
Preferred Outfitter for MT Sobek
Preferred Travel Partner for Audley Travel
Preferred Yosemite Outfitter for All Roads North
Educational Trip Provider for Marin Country Day School
Preferred Outfitter for National Geographic Student Expeditions
Preferred Climbing Guides for BOLD Earth
Preferred Travel Partner with Scott Dunn Travel