Rock Climbing and Rappelling at Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney_Rock_ParkFox Mountain Guides offers rock climbing at Chimney Rock in the Chimney Rock State Park throughout the year. Chimney Rock is an incredible area that has everything from beginner to advanced climbing opportunities and is one of the only areas with drive-up climbing, allowing guests access to climbing routes that are mere steps from their car.  We offer our normal full and half days of single and multipitch climbing and rappelling at Chimney Rock, but also offer our incredibly popular  'Intro to Climbing,' a two hour experience that encompasses all that climbing has to offer! The Intro to Climbing is ideal for those whole have little or no climbing experience that wish to see what climbing is about before possibly going on for a full day of private guiding.

Two Hour Classes, Half Day and Full Day Options

  • Rock climbing and rappelling trips at Chimney Rock State Park are offered 12 months of the year.
  • No previous experience is necessary and all equipment is provided.
  • You will experience private instruction from our AMGA Certified Instructors and Guides.
  • Fox Mountain Guides is the sole Guide Service in the country licensed to offer rock and ice guiding at Chimney Rock Park.
  • Group climbing and rappelling trips for Families, Church and School Groups and Boy and Girl Scout Groups and can arrange any of our trips at our special group rates.


Climbing Types Available at Chimney Rock

TR Chimney Rock Park KidTwo Hour Lessons

These are group lessons run twice a day (9-11am and 3-5pm) and are ideal for people that want to try out climbing and get the basics. Classes are open enrollment for people 7 years and up and have a maximum size of 6 participants. These can be booked for any day of the year and are priced on the number of participants in the lesson. For one person in the lesson it is $125, two people is $90 each and 3 or more in the lesson is $60 each.

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Half or Full Day Top Roping

Top_Roping_at_Chimney_Rock_Park_4For novice, intermediate or advanced climbers that wish to climb for a 4 or 8 hours at Chimney Rock. Top Roping is on cliffs that are 60-100ft in height.

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Half or Full Day Multipitch

For intermediate or advanced climbers who wish to climb for a 4 or 8 hours at Chimney Rock. Multipitch climbing is on cliffs that are 100-300ft in height where the climbing is done in stages or 'pitches' from ledge to ledge.

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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-888-284-8433 for more information about climbing at Chimney Rock with Fox Mountain Guides.

Clients wishing to climb at Chimney Rock must pay the normal park entry fees of $15 per person.

Climbing is only allowed at Chimney Rock with Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School.