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Porters in Yosemite valley....

My pack that I carry all of the photographic gear in weights close to 40 pounds. Although I can carry it, is there a porter service in the valley to lug stuff around? I would only require them for the bigger climbs (upper Yosemite, Panorama and North Dome), three days at most. I will have car and drive simi-close to the trail heads.


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1. Re: Porters in Yosemite valley....

I don't know of any such service at those trails. On the High Sierra Loop trails, there are mules that carry gear from one site to the other, but that is the only situation like that that I know about.

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2. Re: Porters in Yosemite valley....

I have never heard of anything like this, but it's possible someone who works for DNC (the concessionaire for Yosemite) will have a day off and would be happy to take a 'side job' of carrying your gear on a hike. I just don't know how you'd find someone.

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3. Re: Porters in Yosemite valley....

Hello Paul, Try John of www.Yexplore.com I have heard of him performing "sherpa" duties for some of his guided hikes. Have a great trip!

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