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Mountain Skills Rock Guides, LLC

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great for kids and adults

Jay was a great guide for our family of five. He kept all three kids upbeat and challenged despite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
Wonderful experience

We needed to make last minute changes to a vacation plan and Mountain Skills not only accommodated... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth K
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Mountain Skills Rock Climbing Guides offers guided rock climbing trips to the best climbing destinations in Northern New Mexico, and Las Vegas, NV. Whether you are a first time beginner or a seasoned veteran, come visit one of these pristine...more
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544 Hondo Seco Road, Taos, NM 87514
+1 575-776-2222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay was a great guide for our family of five. He kept all three kids upbeat and challenged despite their different ages and skill levels (ages 13, 12, and 9). My wife also did not miss out on the action and went up to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed to make last minute changes to a vacation plan and Mountain Skills not only accommodated us, but created a memorable day for our family. Jay is very knowledgeable, safety oriented, encouraging, and enthusiastic. We had so much fun, our son decided to gear...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jay has been climbing since high school, and guiding professionally for years. He is a great climber, super knowledgeable, a great teacher, and passionate about his New Mexico home. He has created hundreds(?) of routes in the area and has a guidebook out that is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family climbed with Jay this summer in Taos. We had a mixup regarding age limits with another tour operator. Donna & Jay were flexible and accommodated us with a last-minute reservation. Literally the next day. We booked only a half-day but wish it had...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

My family, wife, 14, 12, 9 year old and myself went climbing in Red Rocks Canyon in Nevada with Sean. Stunning spot he took us to and he scouted it out earlier to ensure our climbing was in the shade the whole time. He had...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

My 5 year old daughter and I climbed with Jay and he went above and beyond our expectations! We learned so many climbing techniques, and we are already planning our next trip back! Would recommend Mountain Skills to anyone!!

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

ON June 30th 2018, my boyfriend and I had an amazing morning adventure with Jay! We went rappelling and rock climbing and had a fantastic time. I have done both before but my boyfriend was a beginner. Jay is highly skilled and introduced my boyfriend...More

Thank Patty P
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter for her graduation gift. Couldn’t have ask for a better trip. The scenery was amazing and our guide Jay was the best. I’m booking another trip with them in September

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We had a great day climbing with Jay near the Rio Grande in Taos last month! Jay took us out to climb and belay with him. It was a gorgeous day and Jay was a great teacher and motivator--he had Camille and Johnny climbing the...More

Thank 1cocolewis
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Booked a day with Mountain Skills over spring break when we were visiting Taos. Donna and Jay were very helpful in setting up a great trip. Jay is very professional, safe and was great to climb with. Our family had been top roping for years...More

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Michael Z
May 3, 2015|
Response from Donna L | Property representative |
The best time to climb in Taos is April thru November. We can climb in Taos year round if the temps are above 40 degrees. There are some great solar crags.