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Yosemite: Where to Go and What to Do (1888) by George G. MacKenzie


MAXIMUM RATES FOR TRANSPORTATION

The following rates for transportation in and about the Valley have been established by the Board of Commissioners:

SADDLE HORSES.

FromRoute toAmount.
ValleyGlacier Point and Sentinel Dome, and return, direct, same day$3 00
ValleyGlacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures, and return, direct, same day3 75
ValleyGlacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures, passing night at Glacier Point3 00
ValleyGlacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, and Casa Nevada, passing night at Casa Nevada3 00
ValleyGlacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall and thence to Valley same day4 00
Glacier PointValley direct2 00
Glacier PointSentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, and Casa Nevada, passing night at Casa Nevada2 00
Glacier PointSentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall, and thence to Valley same day2 00
ValleySummits, Vernal, and Nevada Falls, direct, and return to Valley same day3 00
ValleyGlacier Point by Casa Nevada, passing night at Glacier Point,3 00
ValleySummits, Vernal, and Nevada Falls, Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, and thence to Valley same day4 00
ValleyCloud’s Rest and return to Casa Nevada3 00
ValleyCloud’s Rest and return to Valley same day5 00
Casa NevadaCloud’s Rest and return to Casa Nevada or Valley same day3 00
Casa NevadaValley direct2 00
Casa NevadaNevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, and Glacier Point, passing night at Glacier Point2 00
ValleyNevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, and Valley same day3 00
Upper Yosemite Fall, Eagle Peak, and return3 00
Charge for Guide (including horse), when furnished3 00
Saddle horses, on level of Valley, per day2 50

1. The above charges do not include feed for horses when passing night at Casa Nevada or Glacier Point.

2. Where Valley is specified as starting point, the above rates prevail from any hotel in Valley, or from the foot of any trail.

3. Any shortening of above trips, without proportionate reduction of rates, shall be at the option of those hiring horses.

4. Trips other than those above specified shall be subject to special arrangement between letter and hirer.

CARRIAGES.

FromRoute toAmount.
Hotels   Mirror Lake and return, direct$1 00
HotelsMirror Lake and return by Tissaack Avenue1 25
HotelsMirror Lake and return to foot of Trail, to Vernal and Nevada Falls1 00
HotelsBridal Veil Fall and return, direct1 00
HotelsPohono Bridge, down either side of Valley, and return on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls1 50
HotelsCascade Falls, down either side of Valley. and return on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls2 25
HotelsArtist Point and return, direct, stopping at Bridal Veil Fall2 00
HotelsNew Inspiration Point and return, direct, stopping at Bridal Veil Fall2 00
Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls, excluding Lake and Cascade,2 50
Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls, Lake, and Cascades3 50

1. When the value of the seats hired in any vehicle shall exceed $15 for a two-horse team, or $25 for a four-horse team, for any trip in the above schedule, the persons hiring the seats shall have the privilege of paying no more than the aggregate sums of $15 and $25 per trip for a two-horse and four-horse team, respectively.

2. If saddle horses should be substituted for any of the above carriage trips carriage rates will apply to each horse. In no case shall the per diem charge of $2.50 for each saddle horse, on level of Valley, be exceeded.

Any excess of the above rates, as well as any extortion, incivility, misrepresentation, or the riding of unsafe animals, should be promptly reported at the Guardian’s office.


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