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Yosemite Mountaineering School

Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8344
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Great climbing lesson!

We had a great day of climbing under the instruction of Greg who was a highly experienced and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
Interesting instructors

I booked my sons on a day's accompanied climb with the Yosemite Climbing School. Unfortunately, one... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Rye, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Learn how to rock climb in one of California's premier national parks.
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  • Very good17%
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8344
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a great day of climbing under the instruction of Greg who was a highly experienced and professional guide. We felt that we had learnt a lot by the end of the day and it has inspired us to do more climbing. Thanks for...More

Thank richwassall2017
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I booked my sons on a day's accompanied climb with the Yosemite Climbing School. Unfortunately, one son got dehydrated and their day had to be terminated prematurely. Nevertheless, my boys enjoyed what they did and had a number of amusing tales to tell of their...More

Thank Adam-Rye-UK
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I hired a guide (James) from the Yosemite Mountaineering School to take my girls, Tara (age 11) and Erin (age 9) on an all day "beginner's" rock climbing adventure. We met up at Dozier Dome in Tuolumne Meadows, and they spent the day climbing up...More

Thank CaseySFO
Reviewed 2 June 2017

we split into 2 groups, as my teenage son is an experienced climber, while we are newbies. My son went with Greg C on a great multi-pitch climb. The rest of us went on some great beginner (90-100 feet up) climbs - our instructor (sorry,...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Nate the Great! We are a family of 4 from Vermont, 3 of us with little to no climbing experience, 1 with quite a bit. It was a highlight of our 10 day trip to California. Nate was patient, flexible, and had a great sense...More

Thank sarahBTV
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our family had never taken a course in rock climbing before so we were all completely new to it. We signed up with the Yosemite Mountaineering School based on the reviews and reputation. We were not disappointed. My family all agreed it was one of...More

Thank cindaphile
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My friend and I booked a days climbing and lauren made sure we had an excellent day, she took found out exactly what we were looking to achieve. she took us to exactly the type of routes we were looking for. we had an excellent...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I wanted to do something exciting while I was in Yosemite and found the Mountaineering school. I am a novice indoor climber back home so called into see if there was any climbing I could do that day - the only thing available was a...More

1  Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I recently completed a climbing course with Mark from the Yosemite Mountaineering School. Overall I was impressed with both his professionalism and overall level of knowledge. He arrived at the wall before the group and quickly setup 5 different top ropes with varying levels of...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I had only climbed indoor prior to taking a beginning class here. Our instructor, Bill G, was super fun and had a great attitude. There were four of us in the class (6 max I believe), and we all had a great time. All classes...More

Thank Minkyoung R
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