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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Don't wait any longer! The High Sierra Camps are an amazing way to experience the Yosemite High Country, all of the camps are perfectly located in surreal locations with everything you need to feel right at home. Warm cabins, clean restrooms, knowledgeable camp hosts and fantastic food help make the experience all the more enjoyable!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 September 2015

You are greeted after a 6-10 mile hike with cool lemonade! The staff at each camp clearly love where they are and what they're doing. The food was delicious and fresh...and plentiful. The tents were cozy and the wood stove made evenings much warmer. The three camps we went to (Glen Aulin, May Lake, Sunrise) each had a different flavor,...

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4Thank Kristin W
Bonita, CA
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I entered the lottery for the fifth time for the independent hike and didn't win (again.) However, as an alternative I also tried for the northern saddle trip. I was awarded the northern saddle trip, but decided that I had already seen those High Sierra Camps so I switched to the southern saddle trip. I stayed at Tuolumne High Sierra...

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5Thank KBrogan
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 4 September 2015

For 35 years I have spent summers and winters in Yosemite, both The Valley and High Sierra Camp....but never beyond Tuloumne. Finally we did "The Loop"...Every aspect of our treck to each of the high sierra camps was wonderful and magical

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Alameda, California
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Sunrise Camp is in a beautiful setting, worth the effort of hiking in and out. Food is amazing, too. Staff are very helpful in suggesting and describing hikes. Vogelsang is also stunning, though a higher elevation.

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1Thank C C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We stayed at Glen Aulin, where the waterfall was our background sound and at May Lake where the full moon reflected the mountain tops in exact form back in the water. Staff were extremely helpful and every night and morning the food was incredibly good.

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1Thank Nancy S
Italy
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Absolutely amazing trip. Landscapes, guides, food: everything was incredible! We stayed in the following camps: Glen Aulin, May lake, Sun Rise. Each one is different (waterfall, lake, plateau). It is the very best way to leave a real Yosemite experience (unlike in the valley...)

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1Thank Marti A
Van Nuys, California
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Tough hikes, with no need to carry shelter or meals, each day arriving to wonderful hospitality and shelter. I'd prefer to give it a low rating so as to keep the High Sierra Camps the best kept secret around. The lack of crowds is a significant lure to these camps, yet the capacity is set just right for good company.

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2Thank Chrystyna Z
Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 31 August 2015

These camps are the ultimate way to enjoy the backcountry and still have creature comforts. Food, service and lodging are beyond what you might expect. As a single female travelling alone it took any worry out of setting up camp alone. As an added benefit, if you do not show up at one of the camps, they will send folks...

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San Diego
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This was my first stay at a High Sierra Camp. I was exceptionally impressed and pleased. And I'd come with high expectations based upon comments from friends. The staff were all the finest and the facilities meticulously maintained. Everything seemed effortless to the visitor, which was amazing in this remote and spectacular remote location. Food was exceptional and varied --...

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Tuesday August 27, 2013 - With the exception of White Wolf Lodge, all lodging and services are available in Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Valley and Wawona are largely unaffected by the Rim Fire and air quality is good. ... more   less 

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Address: Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
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“Mid-summer can be hot, if you can plan early or late in the season it is cooler”
  • 4 person tent cabins - you may have to share with another couple
  • sunrise at Sunrise HSC
  • Sunrise Meadow
  • the trail from Sunrise to Cathedral Lakes
  • on the trail from Sunrise to Tuolumne
 of 5 bubbles haparisi52, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You have no choice”
 of 5 bubbles UNR91, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I usually take cabin 1 or 2 for a couple, so no sharing with others is required...”
 of 5 bubbles 101Authentic101, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“This is a camp with tent cabins, bathroom down the way...”
 of 5 bubbles 150pamc, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Apply early through the lottery to get reservations, then try again when the cancellations come through.”
 of 5 bubbles L1714RInancys, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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