Fear of heights has turned common window washers into brazen cat burglars and prevented dozens of potential superheroes from punishing them. Scale the skies and stir your inner Spidey with today's Groupon: for $59, you get a half-day rock climbing excursion (up to a $124 value) with Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides. Distinguished by National Geographic as one of the world's Best Adventure Travel Companies, Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides boosts climbers with safe, hands-on instruction amid majestic waterfalls, granite cliffs, towering sequoias, and Tollhouse Rock. Experienced instructors, certified by the Professional Climbing Guides Institute and raised from birth by geckos, imparts basic rock-climbing strategies, belay technique, and tie-ins to groups of 15 or fewer eager lemurs for four hours total, either in the morning or afternoon. The Groupon includes all ropes and climbing gear, and shoes can be rented ($5) at a steep discount (normally $15).
National Geographic named the Sierra High Route through the Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides one of the best American adventures and the company itself one of the best outfitters. Frommer's and USA Today recommend the company for tours of Yosemite National Park, as do many others. More than 600 Facebookers are fans of Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides.
- Of the dozens of outdoor recreation companies that offer guided hiking and backpacking trips throughout the Yosemite region, the best is Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides. – Frommer's
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