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SYMG is a leader in the active travel and mountain guiding world, providing carefully planned and executed trips in the most spectacular wilderness areas of California. SYMG was started in 1991 by three friends offering hiking trips into...more
We were looking for a not-too-difficult day hike in Yosemite Valley for our family and we were so pleased to find a great trip with SYMG. Brendan, our guide for the day, was just excellent...knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and informative. His love of the area was evident...More
This is a top flight mountain guide and wilderness travel organization. My second experience with them was even more positive than my first, with all arrangements handled very well, exceptional on the trail cuisine, great guides, and we had a fine group of hikers on...More
We met Kelsey at our pre arranged spot and after explaining various excursions,we decided on the Upper Yosemite Fall trek. Wow,what a trek,takes about 4 hours to climb,zig zagging back and forth,with amazing views and differing weather conditions,started in sun,got chilly,then cloudy and snow at...More
We were lucky enough to book SYMG for two separate days for rock climbing and a hike in Yosemite. Both times we had Riley West as our guide and we could not have been happier with the experience. Friendly, professional and easy going he made...More
I did a 7 day/6 night guided back packing trip with Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides (SYMG). I had done about 10 guided trips with a few other companies before this, and I can say this was by far the best experience. Our guides Heather and...More