Personalized for Your Climbing Goals

Climber gripping the edge of a rock while ascending a route at Smith Rock

Private Guided Day Trips

Customized to Meet Your Needs and Goals

Let us help you achieve your climbing goals and take them to the next level at Smith Rock State Park. Whether it’s to have fun with family and friends, develop new technical skills like multi-pitch climbing, or begin with the basics of outdoor rock climbing, our AMGA certified guides can customize your rock climbing trip to your skill level, goals and personal needs. As expert Smith Rock climbing guides, our depth of experience and knowledge of the area is unparalleled, with over two decades dedicated to guiding climbers across its diverse terrain. We'll guide you through the best climbs at Smith Rock State Park with thousands of routes for both single and multi-pitch climbing, from classic cracks in the Lower Gorge to the iconic Monkey Face.

Climber spreading their legs and gripping the rock while ascending a route at Smith Rock State Park

Maximize your climbing adventure

  • We maintain a low client-guide ratio that allows the best opportunity for personalized attention to learn and practice skills.
  • As locals our guides know which climbs are best suited to your abilities and climbing goals
  • Our Smith Rock climbing guides are familiar with the park to chase the shade on summer days and stay in the sun in colder temps.
  • Our certified guides and instructors will share the best climbing practices recognized in the climbing guide industry.
Large rock formations overlooking Smith Rock at sunset

Day Trips:
Choose Your Own Outdoor Rock Climbing Adventure

Our rock climbing trips are designed to cater to climbers of all abilities and a full range of climbing goals. With an expert team of AMGA certified guides and instructors, we'll help you explore the best rock climbing Oregon has to offer on one of our featured trips below. If you have any questions or special requests, don’t hesitate to call us. We would be happy to discuss the possibilities of your rock climbing adventure at Smith Rock State Park.


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Young girl in climbing gear holding her rope and bracing her feet against the rock at the start of a climb at Smith Rock

Trip Details

Book your Smith Rock climbing trip today!

If you still have questions about your climbing day at Smith Rock or any of our climbing programs please do not hesitate to contact us!

Full Day

1 person $350 a day
2 people $200 per person
3 person $145 a day
4 people $115 per person
5+ people $90 per person
A full day can go up to 8 hours. Most people climb 6 to 8 hours. The full day allows for more time to climb and move to different parts of Smith Rock State Park. Some climbing goals will require a full day.


1 person $320 a day
2 people $180 per person
3 person $130 a day
4 people $100 per person
5+ people $85 per person
The half-day is designed for those with a limited time commitment, families and younger children. Half days run 4 hrs and we climb at one of the more easily accessible areas in the park to best maximize time on the rock. The curriculum may include basic knots, belaying, movement technique and lots of time on the rock!
Climbing gear

All necessary climbing gear is included. We will provide climbing shoes, harness and helmet at no additional charge. Let us know your gear needs upon reservation. You are welcome to bring your personal climbing gear if you prefer.

Physical ability

We welcome all experience levels. No previous climbing experience or special training  is required to enjoy a fun, rock climbing experience. Rock climbing is more balance,  footwork, leg strength  and less emphasis on upper body strength.  If it is your first time rock climbing, you need only a general level of fitness similar for any outdoor activity:

  • Comfortable, confident  hiking on trails and uneven terrain
  • Comfortable in high desert climate  outside for 4-8 hrs
  • We will choose appropriate climbs to suit your needs and ability.
Start times

We do not have set start times. With the half day you choose your 4 hour window. For the full day you decide on a start time with a full day of climbing in mind. Our days start as early as 7:00 am and we can climb until sunset.

Meet up location

You will meet your climbing guide at Smith Rock State Park. You will receive a tour confirmation email and guide check-in call the evening prior to confirm the exact meeting location details.

Guide Contact

Your guide will contact you by cell phone the evening prior to your climbing date to go over details; confirm meet up location and time, review your climbing goals, get gear needs or any information specific to your trip.

What to bring
  • Bring water (2 liters minimum each person for hot summer days). Water bottles can be filled at the parking area of Smith Rock State Park.
  • A hearty sack lunch and packable snacks.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and perhaps a sun hat.
  • A backpack; large enough to include, water, lunch, snacks, as well as personal climbing gear (shoes, harness, helmet). If you do not have a suitable backpack, we can provide one. Let your guide know ahead of time.
  • Extra clothing in case of colder weather. (see below for details).
What to wear
  • Dress for the season and forecasted weather. Wear clothing appropriate for being active outdoors.
  • Shorts, tights, loose fitting pants, or sweatpants are appropriate.
    Top: T-shirt, sport top. Extra long sleeve layers even in the summer, the shade in the mornings can be cool.
  • Rugged outdoor footwear is recommended such as hiking shoes or tennis shoes. Open toed shoes and sandals are not advised.
Smith Rock State Park Entrance Fee

Smith Rock State Park Entrance Fee a $5.00 parking pass is required and can be bought at one of the credit card self pay kiosks. The kiosk accepts cash and credit cards. An annual Oregon State Park pass works as well.


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


“Our guide Patrick was incredible and made the experience unforgettable. We will definitely use them again when we go!”

Excellent guides for all levels

“I recommend Chockstone Climbing without hesitation for all levels. I have used Chockstone Climbing for all three, and the experience has always been consistently great!”

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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.