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With a family history in the region going back 250 years, the knowledge of SMG is very complete. Andy, the director of programs, started guiding here in 1992 after returning from Operation Desert Storm and working all over the world in the Navy. SMG...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Shenandoah National Park, VA 21702
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

We have used Shenandoah Mountain Guides for many summers now, and our campers have an amazing experience each and every year. The guides are always professional and make sure our campers not only learn about climbing and the area around them but also that they...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We have used Shenandoah Mountain Guides for 10 years as our Old Rag trail guides. They are fun, energetic, reliable,and knowledgeable. I wouldn't dream of going without them.

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Incredible trip. Andy really puts the effort in to make sure every person on the trip has a good time. Highly recommend.

Thank Rob O
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We did cascading 1 and it was absolutely amazing. This trip is no joke; it is totally thrilling and physically pretty strenuous. But if you’ve always wanted to repel or just love a good mountain river adventure, you must go on this trip. I’d trust...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

I booked the Cascading trip as the highlight of our family trip to Shanandoah National Park. My family consists of my wife and myself (49 years old), and 3 children 22, 21, and 19 years old. I cannot say enough great things about our guide...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Andy is the BEST! He's knowledgeable on rock climbing with regards to safety, explaining the knot tying, rock formations, equipment, etc! My family has used Andy multiple times to climb and learn from the best! THANKS!!!

Thank Dan R
Reviewed July 24, 2018

My family booked a day of rock climbing with SMG for my daughter's 13th birthday. Even before the day we climbed, Andy was very helpful in helping us book our trip and preparing us for the day of the climb. We knew we were in...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband booked a rock climbing tour with Shenandoah Mountain Guides for us as my 30th birthday present. Best present ever! Andy was fantastic. He took the time to explain the safety of the knots and anchors, which I greatly appreciated. He also teaches rescue...More

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Andy N, Owner at Shenandoah Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

It was so much fun to climb with you all!

Reviewed May 28, 2018

I took a Group of Girl Scouts to Shenandoah National Park. I found Andy and and booked a rappelling trip with him for my Scouts. He was so accommodating, knowledgeable and all around amazing!!!!! He taught us so much about the mountain and how it...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

SMG is the most professional, seasoned, and considerate guide company I've used. I always look for vacations for me and my boyfriend that involve nature, strenuous activity, and some sort of adventure that tests our innate fear of heights. This quick 48-hr trip was to...More

Thank Chi N
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