Appendix C: Maximum Rates for Transportation

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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,     $3.00
                  direct, same day
  Valley          Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures,       3.75
                  and return, direct, same day
  Valley          Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and Fissures,       3.00
                  passing night at Glacier Point
  Valley          Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall,        3.00
                  and Casa Nevada, passing night at Casa Nevada
  Valley          Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall,        4.00
                  Vernal Fall, and thence to Valley same day
  Glacier Point   Valley direct                                     2.00
  Glacier Point   Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, and Casa Nevada,      2.00
                  passing night at Casa Nevada
  Glacier Point   Sentinel Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall,          3.00
                  and thence to Valley same day
  Valley          Summits, Vernal and Nevada Falls, direct,         3.00
                  and return to Valley same day
  Valley          Glacier Point by Casa Nevada, passing night       3.00
                  at Glacier Point
  Valley          Summits, Vernal and Nevada Falls, Sentinel Dome,  4.00
                  Glacier Point, and thence to Valley same day
  Valley          Cloud’s Rest and return to Casa Nevada            3.00
  Valley          Cloud’s Rest and return to Valley same day        5.00
  Casa Nevada     Cloud’s Rest and return to Casa Nevada or         3.00
                  Valley same day
  Casa Nevada     Valley direct                                     2.00
  Casa Nevada     Nevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, and Glacier Point,    2.00
                  passing night at Glacier Point
  Valley          Nevada Fall, Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point,        3.00
                  and Valley same day
               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 1.00 and Nevada Falls Hotels Bridal Veil Falls and return, direct 1.00 Hotels Pohono Bridge, down either side of Valley, and return 1.50 on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls Hotels Cascade Falls, down either side of Valley, and return 2.25 on opposite side, stopping at Yosemite and Bridal Veil Falls Hotels Artist Point and return, direct, stopping at Bridal 2.00 Veil Falls Hotels New Inspiration Point and return, direct, stopping at 2.00 Bridal Veil Falls Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil 2.50 Falls, excluding Lake and Cascades Grand Round Drive, including Yosemite and Bridal Veil 3.50 Falls, Lake, and Cascades

  5. 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.

  6. 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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