Vail Family Rock Climbing

Family Rock Climb near Vail, Colorado


  • Available daily


4 hours


  • Wolcott, CO
  • Red Cliff, CO
  • Rifle, CO
  • Boulder, CO
  • Golden, CO


  • Per person, per day, per guide. Max ratio 1:5
  • 142 (5p)
  • 155 (4)
  • 170 (3)
  • 194 (2)
  • 388 (1)
  • Please contact us for parties of 6 or more


One of Five

Experience Level

Beginner to Advanced

Vail family rock climbing offers a fun and challenging experience for the whole family as you test your climbing skills at one of Vail’s many granite or sandstone climbing areas. Rock climbs range in height from 35 to 90 feet, and are easily accessible within a 5 minute walk from the car.

From beginners to advanced rock climbing, to everything in between, our family rock climb is a great experience for people of all ability levels so the whole family can join in the fun. Our guides are equipped to challenge climbers of all experience levels and look forward to helping you reach your goals or just having a great adventure!

With many different locations throughout the Vail valley to choose from, we can find the perfect location that suits the abilities of all family members and the size of your rock climbing group.

As Vail, Colorado’s #1 recommended climbing guides, we take pride in offering one of the funnest and most memorable experiences in the valley while providing you with the highest bar of safety. You’ll have peace of mind that your family and kids are in good hands.

“Our guide was professional and friendly. Great for a family experience.” – John Linder

Our rock climbing trips are available to people of any age, ability, and fitness levels with no previous climbing experience needed. We provide all of the necessary equipment to get you off the ground (ie. climbing shoes, harness, helmet, etc.) during your trip.

Give your family a memorable and exciting experience and explore important values such as trust, commitment, and bravery to name a few. Rock climbing challenges and rewards you both physically and mentally.

Looking to add a little variety to your adventure? Rappelling and indoor climbing are among Apex’s many other exciting family adventures!

Choose #1 recommended Apex for your family Colorado rock climbing adventure. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Advanced reservations are recommended, not required. Some personal items provided by participant(s); see the gear list tab above.

Ready to sign up? To register, click the Book It tab above. You may also call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page.

What to bring:

  • Waterproof shell
  • Tennis shoes or trail shoes (no open-toed shoes)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • 32oz. water per. person
  • Food
  • No short shorts

You may also want to consider:

  • Synthetic wear
  • Ice cold fluids
  • Lip balm
  • Camera

apex provides:

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Harnesses (42''/44'' max)
  • Helmets
  • Ropes, Belay Devices, Anchors
  • Professional Guide

Participant Forms:

If you wish to complete your participant forms in advance, download and print out the pdf below. Complete both pages for each participant, and give to your guide at the beginning of your trip.


Click the button below to view our terms, conditions and cancellation policy.