High Sierra Camp Availability

Yosemite High Sierra Camps

High Sierra Camps are typically open mid-June through mid-September, weather permitting. See tentative open and close dates below.

Following our lottery season we still have a number of dates with spaces available. If you'd like to enjoy the high country from the relative comfort of a High Sierra Camp, take a look at the listing below, and then submit a form to our High Sierra Desk with your requested dates, and we will call you back.

HSC Availability as of April 17

Independent Hikes

MERCED LAKE  (early dates weather permitting)
14.6 mile hike from Tioga Road
Neighboring camps: Sunrise (10+ miles), Vogelsang (7.6 miles)

July  3 - 7, 9, 10, 12 - 14, 22 - 27
Aug  4 - 10, 13 - 18, 21 - 25, 29 - 31 
Sep  1, 3 - 6

GLEN AULIN (early dates weather permitting)
5.7 mile hike from Tioga Road
Neighboring camps: Tuolumne Meadows Lodge (6 miles), May Lake (8 miles)

July 14 
Aug  5, 9, 14

MAY LAKE (early dates weather permitting)
2.7 mile hike from Tioga Road
Neighboring camps: Glen Aulin (8 miles), Sunrise (8 miles)

July  1, 2, 6, 9, 12, 24
Aug  10, 11, 13, 16, 22, 23, 26, 28, 30
Sep  1, 4, 7

SUNRISE (early dates weather permitting)
5.3 mile hike from Tioga Road
Neighboring camps: May Lake (8 miles), Merced Lake (10+ miles)


VOGELSANG (early dates weather permitting)
7 mile hike from Tioga Road
Neighboring camps: Tuolumne Meadows Lodge (7 miles), Merced Lake (7.6 miles)

Aug 19, 20     

Meals Only   -  Limited availability

*Note that all distances are approximate and listed for general reference only.

7 Day Guided Hike (remaining spaces in parentheses)


5 Day Guided Hike


6 Day Saddle

 8/11(4)  8/25(6)       

4 Day North Saddle

  7/23(5)   8/13(1)  8/27(2)  9/3(8)

4 Day South Saddle

  7/19(1)   8/16(7)  8/30(1)    


Request Dates For the Current Season Via Form

Here is the easiest way to get the High Sierra Camp spaces that you are looking for. Simply click on the button below to submit your request and our reservations agents will call you back to make your reservation. Due to the volume of requests, we ask that you only submit one request per party.  If your dates are flexible or you have alternate dates, please note that information in the Notes section at the bottom of the request form.  We will only respond to one request per party and any duplications will be deleted.



All messages will be handled in the order received.

High Sierra Camps 2015 Tentative Open & Close Dates

   Open  Close (after breakfast)
 Tuolumne Meadows Lodge Fri. May 22  Sun. September 20
 Glen Aulin Fri. June 19  Sun. Sept 13
 May Lake Fri. June 26  Sun. Sept 13
 Sunrise Thurs. July 9  Sun. Sept 13
 Merced Lake Fri. July 3  Mon. Sept 7 (Labor Day)
 Vogelsang Thurs. July 2  Mon. Sept 7 (Labor Day)

All dates are weather and conditions dependent.