Rock Climbing

Utah Rock Climbing

(1/2 – 5 days)

Cragging on pristine granite. -Eli Fierer

These courses are designed to give participants a hands-on introduction to rock climbing. Building solid climbing skills and confident climbers is the main focus. Trips are availabe in half day and one day lengths. These trips are designed to give participants the opportunity to learn and practice rock climbing skills. No previous experience is necessary. This adventure is perfect for those looking for a first climbing experience, or for experienced climbers looking for a challenge. Participants will learn solid climbing skills and judgment in a safe and fun environment. Our low instructor to student ratio allows us the flexibility to accommodate individual goals and expectations.


ALTA: Alta Ski Resort is located in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains. These mountains receive over 500 inches of light powder every year. Alta was established as a mining town at the turn of the century and still retains the rustic character from its colorful past. Today Alta boasts some of the finest skiing on the planet, great accommodations, super restaurants and a lively atmosphere. Our climbing courses start and end here.

SALT LAKE CITY: Salt Lake City is easily reached by air.

GETTING TO THE MOUNTAINS: Alta can be reached via airport shuttle or we can arrange to pick you up.

THE MOUNTAINS: The Wasatch Mountains offer exceptional climbing opportunities. The clean granite makes for world class rock climbing and the cold nighttime temps and sunny days make for superb ice and snow climbing. With summits over 12,000 feet, the Wasatch Mountains offer adventure for all abilities.

OUR GUIDES: Alaska Mountain Guides & Climbing School Inc. instructors and guides are professionals. They are special individuals who have a passion for being in the mountain environment. They have a wealth of experience from guiding throughout Utah, Alaska and the world, and they genuinely enjoy sharing their knowledge. Their skill and positive attitudes help our guests to have the best possible experience during their trip. Your safety and enjoyment are their primary goals.

LENGTH: Rock climbing trips are available in half day, one day, two day, three day, and five day lengths.

INCLUDED: All food during the trip, instructors/guides, and all group climbing and camping equipment.

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare to/from Utah, hotel and food in Alta, sales taxes and personal equipment.

ADDITIONAL TRAVEL OPTIONS: Alta based climbing programs can easily be combined with backcountry skiing and steep ski camps. Contact us if you would like more information.

DATES/PRICES: Please see our schedule for current dates and prices information.