Your Smith Rock Climbing Trip Starts Here

AMGA Accredited since 1999, Chockstone Climbing Guides has been providing premier climbing guide services and instruction for over 20 years. As expert Smith Rock climbing guides, we specialize in creating safety minded, personalized climbing experiences for all skill levels. We'll guide you through many of the iconic climbing routes at Smith Rock State Park, from beginner to advanced terrain. Plan a climbing trip with Chockstone today and experience firsthand our commitment to safety, quality, and unmatched expertise.

Rock formations and the Crooked River at Smith Rock State Park

Let's Go Climbing!

Welcome to the premier destination for Smith Rock climbing adventures! Chockstone Climbing Guides is ready to help with a full spectrum of guided rock climbing trips and programs for all skill levels. You can take our word for it, we are the top choice for guided rock climbing tours in Central Oregon!

  • Climb at Smith Rock State Park, known as the birthplace of sport climbing in the United States. Only a 30 minute drive from Bend, Oregon, and you're in reach of world-class rock climbing!
  • Learn from the experts – our AMGA certified climbing guides offer personalized instruction to take your rock climbing skills to the next level. Our climbing courses are ideal for both beginners seeking an introduction to the sport and advanced climbers aiming to refine their skills or learn new techniques.
  • Enjoy the benefits of our low client-guide ratio, ensuring personalized attention for each climber, making it the perfect setting to learn and practice new skills.
  • Climb for a day on one of our Guided Day Trips or join one of our Smith Rock Climbing Camps for teens and adults.
  • Maximize your climbing day at Smith Rock with a local guide that knows the best routes for your climbing ability.

Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park, located in Central Oregon, is a world-renowned rock climbing destination known for its striking beauty and versatile climbing routes. At Chockstone Climbing Guides, we are committed to offering expert rock climbing instruction and helping fellow climbers of all levels achieve their goals. We believe there’s no better setting for your climbing journey than the birthplace of American sport climbing. With over 2000 routes, Smith Rock caters to beginners and advanced climbers alike. Learn the ropes with our intro to rock climbing course or push your limits on a classic, multi-pitch route like Smith Rock’s Monkey Face. If you're ready to go climbing, we're ready to take you there. Join us for a trip with the best Smith Rock climbing guides in the area!

Climbing Guides Committed to Quality Service

Chockstone Climbing Guides takes pride in the quality of service that our certified Smith Rock guides and instructors provide. Our AMGA Accreditation helps assure our clients receive the highest professional standards in our industry. As climbing guides we lead by example and share a commitment to preservation and service to Smith Rock State Park in Oregon.

Our AMGA Accreditation helps assure our clients receive the highest professional standards in our industry.
Foggy view of large rock formations and mountains beyond a wooden fence at a rest area at Smith Rock State Park


Hear from our satisfied clients who've taken their love for the outdoors to new heights with our Smith Rock climbing trips, camps, and courses! 

Awesome Time at Smith Rock

“We all had a fantastic time, and Smith Rock is beautiful. We will definitely use Chockstone next time we are here.”

Great Day Smith Rock

“Thanks Sean and Chockstone for a fun safe and educational day climbing. Guide was on time, professional and interested in making our experience the best possible.”

Amazing day at Smith Rock

“I highly recommend Chockstone Climbing guides and Taylor in particular. This was a big highlight of our trip to Bend.”

Large basalt columns and rock formations, dessert terrain, and cluster of trees surrounding the Crooked River at Smith Rock State Park

AMGA Accredited Services at Smith Rock since 1999

Chockstone climbing guides and instructors are professionals, with rock climbing instruction and guide training through the American Mountain Guide Association.  As local climbers, our guides know Smith Rock State Park intimately:

  • Our guides will select appropriate climbing routes for your goals and skill level.
  • We know where to seek the shade on hotter days and the sun on colder days thanks to years spent at Smith Rock.
Large rock formations overlooking Smith Rock at sunset

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Our AMGA Accreditation helps assure our clients receive the highest professional standards in our industry.
Our AMGA Accreditation helps assure our clients receive the highest professional standards in our industry.