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Yosemite Mountaineering School

Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8344
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great climbing experience

we split into 2 groups, as my teenage son is an experienced climber, while we are newbies. My son... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Dave C
Ask for Nate!

Nate the Great! We are a family of 4 from Vermont, 3 of us with little to no climbing experience, 1... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Burlington, Vermont
via mobile
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Learn how to rock climb in one of California's premier national parks.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8344
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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

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

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
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Nate took out our 7 yr old aspiring climber, and I cannot express what a great experience it was for him. We arrived jetlagged which wasn't the best start, but Nate quickly found a way to get our guy going and kept him far more...More

Thank mlb-atl
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Quite frankly, this course way exceeded my expectations. You will get technical training, plus all the actual climbing you can handle. Did the 'Go Climb A Rock' beginner course as I have no climbing experience, and 2 days later took "Crack Climbing" Highly recommend both...More

2  Thank Sampeachey
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I had Nate as a guide and we climbed a 5.8-5.9 multi pitch climb in Yosemite valley in the Five Open Books area above Camp 4. We climbed nine pitches and had an incredible view of the valley, Half Dome and the Lower Yosemite Falls...More

Thank rdp45
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