Guided Rock Climbing – Moab

Moab, Castle Valley, Indian Creek

Moab, Utah rock climbing is famous throughout the world! Blessed with a multitude of climbing routes ranging from very easy to as hard as it gets. The areas we guide, some of which take only seconds to get to, have climbing for everyone! Don’t miss the opportunity to get out and try this amazing sport.
RRA provides all equipment! Participants are welcome to use personal gear if they choose.
Level of difficulty and style of climbs are tailored to your ability level!

1/2 Day Guided Rock Climbing

When it comes to Rock Climbing Moab has something for everyone. This 1/2 day sampler is perfect for those that are new to the sport, gym climbers who want to climb outside or for folks who have been away from the rock for awhile.

Red River Adventures provides all equipment necessary to participate and AMGA certified single pitch instructors on these trips. RRA guides multiple locations, each has a variety of routes that run the spectrum of difficultly and type. Crack, face and slab climbing at difficultly levels from as easy to as hard as it gets give us the ability to customize the climbing to your groups ability and experience level. Let our AMGA certified single pitch instructors introduce you to this amazing sport.

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Bear Bishop learning to crack climb near Moab, UT.

  • Difficulty – Easy to Hard | 5.5 to 5.12
  • Days – 1/2
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venues – Ice Cream Parlor, Wall Street
  • Meets – 7:30 AM (PM trips available by request)
  • 1/2 day Adult $105 | Youth $90

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1 Day Guided Rock Climbing

If 1/2 a day just doesn’t seem to be enough we offer a full day of climbing. The Full day of rock climbing allows more time to sample different types of climbing, work on technique, practice basic safety and belaying skills.

Red River Adventures provides all equipment necessary and AMGA certified single pitch instructors on these trips.RRA guides multiple locations, each has a variety of routes that run the spectrum of difficultly and type. Crack, face and slab climbing at difficultly levels from as easy to as hard as it gets give us the ability to customize the climbing to your groups ability and experience level. Let our AMGA certified single pitch instructors introduce you to this amazing sport.

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  • Difficulty – Easy to Hard | 5.5 to 5.12
  • Days – 1
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venues – Ice Cream Parlor, Wall Street
  • Meets – 7:30 AM
  • 1 Person $275 | 2 People $187.50 each |3 or More $150 each

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Moab’s Desert Towers

The area surrounding Moab is dotted with Desert Towers many with moderate routes to their tops. Red River has access to them all. Here are a few of our most popular outings. Please inquire about other options. Moab’s towers are world class let Red River Adventures professional guides get you to the top.

Looking Glass Arch, 5.5 400′

This 3 pitch route is a great introduction to multi-pitch climbing, the perfect way to go beyond single pitch climbing. Whether you simply want to get off the ground to take in the views or are interested in learning multi-pitch techniques, this bolted route is perfect. Combine the climbing with one of the coolest rappels in the area and this is a route that is sure to be a lasting memory.

  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate | 5.5
  • Days – 1/2
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venue – Moab area
  • Meets – 7:00 AM
  • 1 Person $200 | 2 People $150 each | 3 People or more $125 each

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Fisher Towers, Ancient Art 5.8+ or 5.10 350′

Great climbing at a moderate grade with the most unique summit in the Moab area. You’ve seen the Citibank commercial. RRA can lead you there! This tower is the areas easiest and is an option for almost anyone with gym experience or those who have participated in our full day guided rock climbing. This Tower climb boasts one of the easiest approaches in the desert which is kinda nice!
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  • Difficulty – Moderate | 5.8+ A0 or 5.10
  • Days – 1
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venue – Fisher Towers, Ancient Art
  • Meets – 7:30 AM
  • 1 Person$300|2 People$225 each|3 or More$175 each

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Castleton Tower, 5.9 400′

2 routes at 5.9 that feature moderate crack climbing on one of the world’s most famous towers make this a must do for most climbers. Home to the kor-ingells route one of the “50 classic climbs of N. America” Castleton Tower is one that people travel from across the globe to climb. For those that have the necessary skills, but not the partner, the N. Face (5.11) is also an option.
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  • Difficulty – Moderate to hard | 5.9+ or 5.11+
  • Days – 1
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venue – Castle Valley, Castleton Tower
  • Meets – 6:30 AM
  • 1 Person $325 | 2 People $225 each | 3 People or more $175 each

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Indian Creek

Indian Creek rock guide

  • Difficulty – Moderate to Hard | 5.5 to 5.12
  • Days – 1
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Venues – Various
  • Meets – 7:30 AM
  • 1 Person $300 | 2 People $225 each | 3 or More $175 each

The cliffs that surround Indian Creek, Utah are world famous. Our AMGA certified single pitch instructors will introduce you to this unique Utah rock climbing area. The Creek is a unique place that requires a special set of skills, technique and gear. Our guides have it all covered. You’ll learn the crack climbing skills from some of the area’s most skilled climbers making what looks impossible, possible. Some of the famous climbs require up to 10 or 12 of the same size protection. We provide all climbing equipment necessary for the trip.

Rock Climbing Photo Gallery

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FAQ

TripAdvisor 5 Stars

Why Choose RRA? Red River Adventure's online reviews have consistently been excellent. Since 2003 no other company has received such high praise from guests. Land or water our clients rave about the quality of our guides, the depth of their knowledge, their ability to teach and most importantly, how incredibly fun they are. Still wondering who to book with our past guest comments make the decision easy!
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Your Safety is our number #1 concern

RRA has safely hosted 50,000+ kids and adults on our rafting, climbing, canyoneering, SUP and Ski trips. RRA guides are at a minimum state licensed, insured and hold first aid and CPR certifications. Many of our river guides hold additional certifications in swift water rescue and whitewater instruction. Many, though not all, of our rock, ski and canyoneering guides are AMGA for the terrain they guide.
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Quality Equipment

When running trips quality equipment is paramount. We are proud to be a 'Preferred Guide Partner" of Black Diamond. RRA replaces its equipment on a regular basis. This ensures all the gear required to keep you safe and having fun is in top-notch shape.
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Reputation

RRA has earned the reputation of a professionally ran, top quality guide service. We are a tight knit family run business. Once you adventure with RRA we guarantee you'll be back for more.
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Do I need a reservation

YES! To guarantee space on the trip of your choice, we recommend reservations, especially mid-summer and on holidays and weekends. In order to provide the type of trip the we have become known for we do limit the number of people on our trips and we do fill up. Make a reservation as soon as you have a good idea of when you want to ski or climb with us and you'll avoid disappointment. Feel free to call us about reservations at any time @ 1-877-259-4046 or email.
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About Age Limitations

Age limits are set for each of our trips to be within industry standards and in accordance with our insurance carrier. In some cases the published age is a guideline and people younger may participate. For trips with youth rate pricing we use the following guidelines. Youth Rate = 15 years and younger!
Adults = 16 years and up!
Some trips are priced on a per person basis regardless of age.
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Which Trip to Choose

We are thrilled to have the ability to offer such a wide variety or trips. We also realize that this can create confusion. We are a fantastic resource and look forward to helping you choose the trip that is perfect for you and your group. Please feel free to call or email with any questions you might have, we love to help. Often after a brief conversation with one of our staff the the answers become clear.
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What to Bring

Red River Adventures tries to make your trip with us as easy as possible! We will clearly outline what we will provide and let you know what you need to bring. Generally all necessary group equipment for you to take part in our trips is included. Please NOTE! Skis, ski boots, poles, ice climbing boots and personal clothing are NOT included in the cost of trips. Rentals are available and RRA will assist you in reserving any gear you might need. We will provide trip specific lists to assist you in bringing the right things.
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What Risks Are Involved

Red River Adventures has an unblemished safety record. We personally screen and train our employees vigorously each year. Our Climbing, skiing and Canyoneering guides are highly trained and many, though not all, are AMGA certified. Our trips take place in rugged, remote "wilderness" settings. You should be in good general health to participate.
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Charter and Group Rates

Red River Adventures offers a group rate discount of 10% to groups of 10 or more. Additional rates reductions are available for school, club, church, or special-interest groups on some trips. We are happy to, when ever possible, customized trip lengths and itineraries. Please contact us for help in arranging your charter trip or for group rate information.
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What To Pack

Red River Adventures will provide all the technical equipment required to guide our listed climbing options. However climbers are strongly encouraged to bring their own climbing gear, if they have it, on our guided climbs. Instructors will inspect any personal equipment brought prior to use on our trips. In some instances there may be a required gear list. This will be distributed prior to the course dates.

Rock Climbing

  • Small day pack
  • Water bottle|water
  • Snacks
  • Shoes/sandals
  • Shoes or sandals should be appropriate to make a short uphill approach to the climbing venue.

General

  • Please NOTE!!!! There is a time change from AZ to UT. We are 1 hour ahead of AZ.
  • There is plenty of secure parking on site. Valuables are safe in your vehicle.
  • A credit card will prove handy for balances, t-shirts, ice cream, etc
  • At the end of all trips, we will return you to your starting location.
  • Guide gratuities are customary.

Reservations

Option #1 - Most of our Adventures can be booked by clicking the "Book Now" button for the trip you want.

Option #2 - For those trips that can't be booked online (no online calendar!) Call 1-877-259-4046
or Email us through our Contact Page

Reservations are HIGHLY recommended! Many dates sell out far in advance!
A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.


Accepted Credit Cards

Cancellations

Full and 1/2 Day Trips

  • A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.
  • Balance is due 7 days prior to departure.
  • Changes to trip type, numbers or date are FREE prior to 7 days before departure.
  • Complete cancellation prior to 7 days before departure subject to a $25 fee.
  • Complete cancellation after 7 days but prior to 48 hours before departure subject to a $10 per person fee.
  • NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.
Please Note: NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.

Dolores and multi-day Fisher Towers trips

  • A refundable deposit of 1/3 of trip total is due to guarantee reservation.
  • Balance is due 7 days prior to departure.
  • Changes to trip type, numbers or date are FREE prior to 7 days before departure.
  • Complete cancellation prior to 7 days before departure subject to a $25 fee.
  • Complete cancellations received less than 7 days before departure forfeit the deposit amount.
  • NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.
Please Note: NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.

General

RRA reserves the right to cancel any trip due to weather, insufficient bookings or any other circumstances beyond our control. RRA will make every effort to reschedule the date. Bookings that are unable to be rescheduled or are cancelled by RRA will receive a full refund.

Weather

Weather is part of the dynamic environment in which we operate. We may experience conditions that you do not consider ideal. If we determine that conditions are suitable for the activity you have booked and you instead wish to cancel/discontinue the trip, we will, whenever practical, end the trip at your request with no refund. If conditions are such that RRA deems it unwise to continue, we reserve the right to alter the itinerary, which may include, but may not be limited to, shortening of route or length of trip. We may also change venue or cancel the remainder of your trip. If, at time of cancellation, the trip is less than 1/2 complete, we will charge 50% of trip fee. If the trip is between 1/2 and completed, a full trip fee is charged.

Alcohol

Full and 1/2 Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to a scheduled trip. Multi-Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during time on the river. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to river time. Alcohol may be consumed, in camp, on multi-day trips. Climbing/Canyoneering trips. Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips.