Half Dome Summit Backpack Trips

Yosemite Guide Service offers the absolute best and most enjoyable (and least crowded!) method for climbing Half Dome. Our private, stress-free trips won’t exhaust you and allow you to thoroughly enjoy the adventure of climbing Half Dome. our specialized short and relatively lightweight backpack trips provide you with the most rewarding experience in completing the Half Dome challenge.

Let us arrange for you and your family or friends one of our unique outings. Choose from the 3-day, 2-night outing, or for those with more limited availability - 2-day, 1-night trip.

Please note: Availability of permits may impact the dates of your trip, and may impact the length of the trip. Contact us for more information.


Includes: Expert guides, transportation, all camping equipment (stoves, cookware, water filters, group first aid kit, permits, maps, emergency transceivers, etc.), and the finest quality backpacking gear (backpacks, sleeping bags, ground pads, backpack chairs, hiking poles, and tents). Note: Trip is contingent on obtaining wilderness permits and Half Dome cable permits.


Couples, individuals, families or small groups.



Starting Dates:

Dates available on request - contingent on permit availability (we are experts in obtaining permits!).

Contact us for more information.