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Rock-About Climbing Adventures

3505 S. Lamar Blvd. #1005, Austin, TX 78704
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Ranked #2 of 94 activities in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours, Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Rock Climbing exercises your mind and body. Rock-About classes provide you the experience to climb for the first time or to build on existing skills.... more » Owner description: Rock Climbing exercises your mind and body. Rock-About classes provide you the experience to climb for the first time or to build on existing skills. Whatever your skill level, Rock-About can help you reach your vertical goals. Join us at Enchanted Rock SNA, Reimer's Ranch, Pecos River Gorge, or at the Austin Greenbelt. « less
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San Antonio, TX
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We hired Rock About for a private 101 lesson for 5 of us for my son's birthday. We had an age range of 10 to 63 and we all had a great time. Adam provided great customer customer service from the time we booked the trip to post-trip. Chris "Birddog" was an awesome guide, and made everyone feel comfortable. I'm... More

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is a great company to use if you're considering rock climbing for the first time. Our guide, Tyler, was very thorough instructing us the basics of rock climbing and he was super friendly! It was way harder than we anticipated it to be and took us hours to reach the top. Nonetheless, we felt safe and had a fantastic... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Finally found outdoor climbing through Rock About! (I had only climbed indoors previously.) Adam, our guide, made it very easy to understand everything from the knots to the equipment and technique, and made it fun. I went alone but everyone in our group was so friendly and encouraging to each other and it was very safe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

We had a blast! This was a group of 3 teens on a climb for a birthday present. Adam is a great teacher & I can't wait to go back and climb again!

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Had a great time learning how to climb with plenty of time to climb 6 different routes up the rock. Adam was a great guide and made sure everyone was safe and had a good time. I am going to do this again!

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

After having mountain climbed in Switzerland, I was doubtful I would find another place to enjoy rock climbing as much-until last weekend. My bf and I hired a private guide-Jacob- who was spectacular. The entire team was beyond helpful in setting us up, working with our schedule, and giving us the safest and most incredible climbing experience to date. My... More

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Had an excellent and informative experience at Reimer's Ranch. Will definitely be returning for more lessons.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My husband and I climbed 35 foot rock faces while the other spouse manned the security rope. It was quite surprising that this was real climbing on our first day. Our guide taught is all we needed to know and watched us carefully. We felt totally safe and edified by our accomplishment. The setting was great, and our guide was... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My girlfriend and I received a Groupon for Rock About's climbing 101 class and decided to make the trip up to Dripping Springs to check it out. Adam was an incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and thorough instructor. Macy (his dog) was a big bonus for the entire experience, as she was well-behaved and adorable. We will definitely be going back for... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is my second time going with Rock-about and I couldn't recommend it highly enough! Besides their leaders being incredibly knowledgeable, what makes the whole experience so great is how relaxed and fun they are. They have the best leaders, simply put. And Adam is the best. So, yea, do yourself a favor and spend a day climbing in the... More

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