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 rock climbing adventures with Apex Mountain School welcome all ages of beginner, intermediate and advanced climbers to a variety of granite and sandstone Colorado rock climbing routes. These routes range in height from 35 to 90 feet, and approaches are within 5 minutes from the car.

All age, ability, and fitness levels are welcome. No experience is necessary. Apex provides all technical rock climbing gear (helmet, harness, rock climbing shoes, belay device, etc.) for your outing.

Rock climbing in Vail, Colorado, is both a physically and mentally challenging activity. Clients are often amazed by what they are able to accomplish, achieving their dreams while surrounded by the classic views of our Vail Valley. Apex guides prioritize client care, and whether it’s a bachelorette party or a solo client climbing with us, we’ll work to ensure your day surpasses your expectations.

Groups that book for the same day are not combined, and with the largest permit access to Vail rock climbing areas, we have an extraordinary ability to ensure that our outings occur as scheduled and are un-interrupted.

 “Outstanding world class climbing with highly qualified guides. We couldn’t have asked for more.”        – David Brooks

As the largest full service Mountaineering school and guide service in Vail, Colorado, we also facilitate high-impact activities for groups of up to 200 people. Visit our group climbing and team building pages to learn more.

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

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

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.