Rock Climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park

Whether you are new or an experienced climber, go with a guide into Rocky Mountain National Park and enjoy some of the incredible climbing the park has to offer.

Colorado Mountain School

Colorado Mountain School exists to share the power of the mountains with adventurers who want to learn and explore. Our family of climbing and skiing professionals is dedicated to mountain experiences that are educational, fun, challenging, and life-changing at times...

Kent Mountain Adventure Center

We offer guided Rock Climbing, Hiking, and Via Ferrata experiences for people of all ages and abilities. Since 1987, we’ve been providing meaningful wilderness experiences for groups, families, and individuals!

Rocky Mountain National Park is known for its wonderful climbing terrain from the great variety of climbs along Lumpy Ridge with stunning views of the surrounding mountains to the awe inspiring Longs Peak and its many challenging climbing routes. There is so much to climb in Rocky Mountain National Park. Local guides can help select climbing routes best for your skill level and the companies listed below also offer classes to educate you in climbing techniques and equipment before you set out into the rocks.

Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced climber, hiring a guide to help you learn the ropes of climbing in this area. In many areas of the park, there are seasonal closures of rock-climbing areas to protect wildlife during mating and birthing seasons. Hiring a guide who is familiar with the regulations of the area is the perfect way to ensure that you are responsibly recreating with no worries.

Below is a list of some of the rock-climbing companies serving Rocky Mountain National Park. Both companies have licenses with the National Park Service for offering tours and workshops in Rocky Mountain National Park and are accredited through AMGA. These companies offer guided climbs in many locations around Colorado and beyond, so make sure you are looking at information specifically for RMNP guiding on these websites.