Shenandoah Rock Climbing

Rappelling - Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah National Park rock climbing attracts rock hounds from far and wide who recognize the park offers some of the finest climbing in the eastern U.S.

Scheduled Rock Climbing and Rappelling Adventures with Shenandoah Mountain Guides:

- Available April 1 - November 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Classes start at 9:00 am from Skyland May - Sept.
- Classes start at 9:30 am from Skyland Apr, Oct, and Nov.
- $150 per person.
- Rate includes a boxed lunch featuring Roasted Turkey & Cheddar Cheese on a Wheat Bun (Lettuce, Tomato, Mustard, Mayonnaise), Apple, Granola Bar, Bag of Chips, Bottled Water, Paper Napkin/Moist Hand Wipe.
- Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 877-847-1919.

  • Face masks required
  • Social distancing of 6 ft or more will be followed
  • No one permitted if feeling ill or elevated temperature
  • All equipment will be sprayed and sanitized constantly
It is recommended that participants:
  • Wear sturdy walking shoes
  • Bring a small backpack to carry clothing you might shed while hiking
  • Bring a light rain poncho
  • Bring a camera to capture the experience

  • Maximum of 6 paid participants accepted for all departures.
  • Minimum of 2 paid participants required for program to be offered.
  • Should program be cancelled due to lack of participation or severe weather conditions, 7 day advance notice will be given.
  • 7 day advance reservation and cancellation notice is required.
  • Minimum age required is 8 years.  Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Shenandoah Mountain Guides' climbing program is one of the most respected in the east. The instructors average 15 years of experience teaching others how to climb. They are full-time teachers and guides as well as certified EMTs. They teach rock climbing at regional colleges, universities and national institutions, and they certify instructors for various youth organizations. The program at Little Stony Man Cliffs in Shenandoah is designed to be a highly effective introductory through intermediate learning program in rock climbing and rappelling.

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P.O. Box 727, Luray, Virginia 22835 | 877-847-1919