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About Vertical Adventures
Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing School offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced rock climbing classes, 1/2 day and full day guided climbing tours, private rock climbing tours, and guided climbs year-round at Joshua Tree National Park, CA. We also offer rappelling tours of Joshua Tree's most spectacular rock formations. We specialize in family groups and offer group discounts.
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

I accompanied my rock climbing girlfriend during 4 half-day with climbs using Vertical Adventures at Joshua Tree National Park. I was impressed. Bob is a very detail oriented, safety minded, and excellent guide. He used his expert judgment and experience to get my girlfriend to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

My kids (10 & 7) and I had a fantastic day climbing with Jarad from Vertical Adventures. He is incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and of course ultra-safe. Jarad set up some excellent top-rope climbs for all of us, and excelled at giving us just the right...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Rob T
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Jarad was amazing! Highly recommend! I booked two full days of private instruction and climbing to build my rock climbing skills, learn new techniques for more difficult climbs, practice and build skills in anchor building, different belaying techniques, following, and rappelling. I noticeably advanced in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Pamela_Hiking
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My youngest daughter (17) and I had a day of private climbing with Tony Serrano at Suicide Rock in Idyllwild. This was my daughter's first time on rock outside the gym and my first time in a few years. I have been on a number...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ken K
Reviewed April 7, 2017

We went out for a full day of rockclimbing (group of 8 people), led by Chris and Todd. They were great guides - laid back yet very informative and safe. They catered to everyone in our group and our different skills. They made us feel...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dendron21
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Bob and Eric were absolutely fantastic. We booked a private climb for me and my family for late in the afternoon in Joshua Tree. When we arrived Bob and Eric had the ropes already set up in a shaded area based on our experience. We...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 22, 2015

I joined a group of three other students for an Anchors class, held in Joshua Tree. Our guide Tony was exceptional. He did a masterful job of combining discussion, observation, and practice - letting us use trial and error to ensure that we really did...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank deborahf702
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Absolutely terrific climbing lesson and one of the best values in Joshua Tree! I took a 1/2 day, 2-person intermediate rock climbing lesson with Chris. He was clearly very knowledgable and proficient in the field, making the choice to be a full time-guide as a...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank a g
Reviewed March 20, 2014

My 17 year old son had a really enjoyable time with instructor, Chris who was friendly, informative, fun and an excellent teacher. Vertical Adventures was fine experience from the initial booking to the last step of the climb.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

My first outdoor climb as only gym indoor taught climber. Dave was the best lead climber and guide. he taught me more about foot work, and weight shifts in the half day trip than I had learnt over the whole year previously. lots of variety...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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