Colorado Rock Climbing

Guided Rock Climbing & Rappelling Trips

Real Rock | Real Climbing | Real Fun

Experience what Colorado rock climbing is all about. Join us on one of our guided Rock Climbing and Rappelling trips to enjoy the beauty and adventure of real, outdoor rock climbing. Face your fears as you step off the edge of our exhilarating rappel rock or climb blindfolded to test your skills. Our remote climbing location in the Wet Mountain Valley offers spectacular views with incredible granite rock faces to ascend. Adding one of our purposeful rock climbing adventures to your next Colorado Vacation is a must for families, friends, youth groups, and scout troops!

Find Your Perfect Trip

Our Full-Day and Half-Day Rock Climbing and Rappelling trips are perfect for beginner to experienced climbers as young as 8 years old. All of our full-day trips include a delicious lunch to be enjoyed by you and your crew. Each trip includes excellent instruction in climbing movement, technique, safe belaying, and rappelling skills from our professional climbing guides. We provide all the all the necessary safety gear, harnesses, helmets, and climbing shoes needed for the trip.

Half-Day Rock Climbing

This Half-Day Rock Climbing and Rappelling trip is an excellent introduction to climbing. Whether you are a first-timer or experienced climber, you will enjoy the stunning scenery and immaculate rock climbing of Colorado. Climb to the top of our tallest climbs and rappel off our thrilling rappel rock on this incredible Colorado Rock Climbing adventure. Learn More…
Ages:
8 - Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner-Intermediate
Duration:
3 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek Office
Cost:
Adult: $65 / Child: $55

Full-Day Rock Climbing

Our Full-Day Rock Climbing adventure gives you the experience of a lifetime. Test your skills and climb several routes throughout the day as they increase in difficulty. Step over the edge of our rappel rock and take in the breathtaking landscape of the Sangre De Cristo mountain range. Whether you’ve climbed before or you’re looking to learn the ropes, this Colorado Rock Climbing adventure is perfect for you. Learn More…
Ages:
8 - Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner - Intermediate
Duration:
6 - 7 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek Office
Cost:
Adult: $105 / Child: $95

Climbing for Christ

As a Christ-centered Wilderness Ministry, Journey Quest strives to have a greater purpose behind all of our trips than just having fun. Our rock climbing trips are perfect for your family, friends, or youth group who are looking to grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Our guides seek opportunities to use even a couple hours together climbing to share about the love and grace that is found in Jesus Christ. Whether you’re already a Christ-follower or if you’ve never come to know Him, we would love to share what He’s done in our lives and encourage you to take the next step in faith – whether that be increasing in love for Him or beginning a lifelong relationship with Jesus. Read more about how and why we do this at Why Journey Quest?

What Our Guests Are Saying

“This week was really life changing!”
Lucy
Geneva, Illinois
“Journey Quest's guides were really open about talking about their passions and personal faith. They also really tried to get to know us each personally with a lot of enthusiasm which was really welcoming...I enjoyed Rock Climbing the most. I learned that you can be surprised about how far you can push and challenge yourself even if you think you can't do it...It has helped me realize how important it is to remove yourself to really focus on your faith. I liked not having my phone and the time spent together...Thank you for everything this week. It was really life changing!”
“I learned so much about myself, God, and Life.”
Maddy K
Geneva, Illinois
“I loved how personable Journey Quest's guides were. I had a great time bonding with them and I will truly miss them. Rock Climbing was my favorite activity and I learned so much about trust and pushing my limits. I learned so much about myself, God, and Life. I wish I could stay forever! :-)”
Colorado Rock Climbing History

Rock Climbing

Learn About Climbing

The sport of Rock Climbing was established in the late 1800s, originating in Germany, Italy, and England. The most common forms of climbing are sport climbing, trad climbing, aid climbing, and top-rope climbing. Sport, Trad, and Aid Climbing require placing gear such as quickdraws, hexes, nuts, and cams along the route and clipping your rope to the gear as you ascend. Top-rope climbing has a fixed anchor system at the top of the route with an end attached to the climber and the other end attached to a belayer, ready to catch the climber if they fall. Today, incredible innovations in climbing gear and significant mainstream attention have established rock climbing as a very popular sport as it continues to see tremendous growth in the outdoor community.

Climbing Safe

As a beginner or intermediate climber, guided climbing trips are the safest way to learn. Our guides are regularly trained and refreshed on current safety procedures and techniques to help maintain a safe climbing environment. We regularly inspect and replace used gear to provide a high-quality climbing experience for all of our guests.

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