Smith Rock Trad Camp

Gain independent climbing skills

A climber ascending a route at Smith Rock while reaching to their harness for gear

Smith Rock Trad Camp

Ages: 17-22
Level: Advanced
Dates: 2024
7 day Trad Camp dates Coming soon!
*This camp can be arranged privately, customized to your dates, goals and specifications to number of days and  number of participants

Take your Climbing to the Next Level

This climbing camp is for experienced lead climbers ready to gain more tools and skills for independent climbing, to confidently travel to new climbing areas and make solid climbing decisions. Primarily developing traditional skills; placing and cleaning gear, building anchors for multi-pitch and self rescue skills.
A climber using a wedge to grip the rock while ascending a route while a belayer watches from below

Develop & Learn Advanced Skills

This is a next level immersion climbing camp designed for teens and young adults with existing lead climbing experience outside and in the gym, who want to learn about climbing beyond clipping bolts. This involves learning the essential climbing skills for placing your own protection, route finding, and in sight problem solving. Meeting new friends and developing climbing partnerships, coupled with mastering essential camp craft skills are crucial for ensuring a fun, safe climbing adventure and overall success in your climbing journey. Our goal is to promote a sense of adventure, life-long learning in climbing, and an enduring appreciation for the outdoors and the climbing community.

A pile of climbing gear with wire stoppers, cams, hexes, and nuts

Camp and Climb at the Northwest premier climbing venue - Smith Rock State Park

  • Opportunities to try new climbing styles and techniques in a fun, supportive environment.
  • Develop your climbing toolbox and learn essential trad techniques to advance your climbing skills.
  • Our AMGA certified guides and instructors are seasoned professionals and accomplished climbers who are experts in the Smith Rock terrain.
  • Learn & practice camp skills and share in preparing, healthy meals.
  • Camper to instructor ratio is 5:1, creating an inclusive, safe, judgment-free zone where campers can be their true selves.


Our climbing camps fill fast with new and return campers so contact us to reserve a spot soon!

Contact us any time with any additional questions about our camp.

Registration Forms may also be scanned and emailed to:

For Registration Packet and more information:
Call us at: 541-318-7170 /

Check out our other Smith Rock climbing camps to find the perfect adventure for you!
Two young climbers and a climbing instructor watching another climber ascend a route at Smith Rock
Young climber smiling while ascending a route at Smith Rock State Park
Young climber braces their feet against the rock and rests while ascending a rock climbing route at Smith Rock State Park
Climber using a wide stance to balance while ascending a route at Smith Rock
Two young climbers laying down and looking over the edge of a climbing route at Smith Rock
Climber ascending a rock while looking up at the rest of their climb at Smith Rock
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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.