Information regarding directions to the trailhead, what to bring, etc.
What does YHG provide?
Light backpack for your personal gear
Optic gear for the trail
Sack picnic lunch and light breakfast snacks
Knowledgeable and professional guide to safely guide you off the beaten path
What do you need to bring?
Water bottle (we recommend two liters per person)
Extra fleece jacket/layer
Sun protection (hat/sunscreen/sunglasses)
Camera and smile!
Are YHG hikes family friendly?
YES! YHG hikers have ranged from 18-months-old to 83-years-old. We hike as fast as the slowest hiker in the group; no hiker left behind.
How fit do you need to be to go on a YHG hike?
YHG hikers are all fitness levels. Our Lamar Valley Safari Hike is our easiest option; six miles with minimal elevation gain and loss at times. The Bunsen Peak Vista Hike is our most strenuous option; seven miles with 1,200 ft elevation gain and loss summiting the peak. Our Lone Star Geyser Hike is a more moderate hike; seven miles with 600 ft elevation gain and loss throughout the hike. The Grand Canyon Rim Hike is moderate; six miles with 500 ft elevation gain and loss throughout the hike.
What is the typical group size for YHG hikes?
Our typical group size is 8-10 hikers. Group sizes can be as large as 15 hikers. Private hikes can be arranged.