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The Yosemite

Appendix C
Maximum Rates for Transportation


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

Saddle-Horses
From Route to Amount
Valley Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome, and return, direct, same day $3.00
Valley Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures, and return, direct, same day 3.75
Valley Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures, passing night at Glacier Point 3.00
Valley Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, and Casa Nevada, passing night at Casa Nevada 3.00
Valley Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall, and thence to Valley same day 4.00
Glacier Point Valley direct 2.00
Glacier Point Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, and Casa Nevada, passing night at Casa Nevada 2.00
Glacier Point Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall, and thence to Valley same day 3.00
Valley Summits, Vernal and Nevada Falls, direct, and return to Valley same day 3.00
Valley Glacier Point by Casa Nevada, passing night at Glacier Point 3.00
Valley Summits, Vernal and Nevada Falls, Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, and thence to Valley same day 4.00
Valley Clouds Rest and return to Casa Nevada 3.00
Valley Clouds Rest and return to Valley same day 5.00
Casa Nevada Clouds Rest and return to Casa Nevada or Valley same day 3.00
Casa Nevada Valley direct 2.00
Casa Nevada Nevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, and Glacier Point, passing night at Glacier Point 2.00
Valley Nevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, and Valley same day 3.00
Upper Yosemite Fall, Eagle Peak, and return 3.00
Charge for guide (including horse), when furnished 3.00
Saddle-horses, on level of Valley, per day 2.50
  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
From Route to Amount
Hotels Mirror Lake and return, direct $1.00
Hotels Mirror Lake and return by Tissiack Avenue 1.25
Hotels Mirror Lake and return to foot of Trail, to Vernal and Nevada Falls 1.00
Hotels Bridal Veil Falls and return, direct 1.00
Hotels Pohono Bridge, down either side of Valley, and return on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls 1.50
Hotels Cascade Falls, down either side of Valley, and return on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls 2.25
Hotels Artist Point and return, direct, stopping at Bridal Veil Fall 2.00
Hotels New Inspiration Point and return, direct, stopping at Bridal Veil Falls 2.00
Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls, excluding Lake and Cascades 2.50
Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls, Lake, and Cascades 3.50
  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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