How long can you stay in Camp 4?

There is a 30-night camping limit within Yosemite National Park in a calendar year; however, May 1–September 15, the camping limit in Yosemite is 14 nights, and only seven of those nights can be in Yosemite Valley or Wawona….Camping Limit.

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Can you park Camp 4?

Parking is available adjacent to the campground (it’s a very short walk to the campsites). A parking permit is required from spring through fall. You will receive a free parking permit upon registering.

How does the Camp 4 lottery work?

Visitors interested in staying at Camp 4 will enter a daily lottery managed by The lottery opens at 12:01 am pacific time the day before your intended arrival date. The lottery is open until 4:00 pm pacific time. The lottery automatically matches applicants with the number of open camping spaces.

Is Camp 4 in the death zone?

Camp IV, also known as the South Col (“Col” is a word for saddle, or pass) is the last major camp before climbers make their summit push. Located at 26,000 ft (7925 m) it is the first night most climbers spend in the Death Zone. From Camp IV, climbers hike to The Balcony, at 27,700 ft (8440 m).

Does Camp 4 have showers?

You may not sleep in any type of vehicle in the Camp 4 parking lot, including vans. Each site has picnic tables, food storage lockers and fire rings that are shared by all occupants of that site. Restrooms, showers and drinking water are located in the center of the campground.

Can you camp in Yosemite in December?

Yes, it is 100% safe to camp in Yosemite in the winter. Keep an eye on the weather, and you can always call the park number, (209) 372-0200, and ask a ranger about the conditions. They’re open 9-5 PST and closed for lunch. They have bear boxes at every campsite.

How many people campsite Yosemite?

six people
People per Campsite A maximum of six people (including children) are allowed per campsite. There is no limit on the number of tents (as long as they all fit into the campsite).

What is Camp 4 in Yosemite National Park?

Camp 4 is a campground in Yosemite National Park. It became notable after World War II as the hangout for rock climbers with many spending months there—not necessarily legally. It is located near Yosemite Falls, on the north side of the valley.

What happened at Camp 4?

Physically unimpressive, Camp 4 was nevertheless a center of rock climbing development during the middle of the 20th century. Dozens of the most famous climbers in the world congregated at Camp 4 for years, learning from each other and trying out new ideas on Yosemite walls such as Half Dome and El Capitan.

Why is Camp 4 listed on the National Register of Historic Places?

Camp 4 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its nationally significant role in the development of rock climbing as a sport. Thank you. Your feedback has been received. Was this page helpful?

Where is Camp 4 of the YMCA?

Camp 4. Location. Yosemite Valley, near Yosemite Valley Lodge (formerly Yosemite Lodge), at 4,000 ft (1,200 m) elevation. (View a map of Yosemite Valley [300 kb PDF]) (View the current weather forecast)