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Vail Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing 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 (5 people)
  • $155 (4 people)
  • $170 (3 people)
  • $194 (2 people)
  • $388 (1 person)
  • Please contact us for parties of 6 or more


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Experience Level

Beginner to Advanced

Vail rock climbing adventures welcome 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.

Vail, Colorado rock climbing offers an exciting experience and a fun activity for all ability levels. Our climbing outings are tailored to your experience level and goals.

With the largest permit access to Vail rock climbing areas, we have an extraordinary ability to ensure that our outings occur as scheduled and un-interrupted.

As Vail, Colorado’s #1 recommended climbing guides, we take pride in providing the most safety conscious, convenient and memorable rock climbing experience for you and your group. Known for the highest level of customer satisfaction, we set the bar on Vail rock climbing experiences!

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

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

As the largest full service Mountaineering school and guide service in Vail, Colorado, we also facilitate activities for groups of up to 200 people. Vail rock climbing is a fun and rewarding activity for groups of all kind. Visit our group climbing and team building pages for more information.

You might also enjoy learning about rappelling and indoor climbing, alternative climbing options for a different kind of adrenaline rush!

Choose #1 recommended Apex for your 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.