Bend has come to be an Internationally renowned "climbers paradise!" Smith Rock State Park features some of the most cutting edge climbing routes in the world. Only 30 minutes north of Bend, Oregon, Smith Rock State Park is widely considered the birthplace of modern American sport climbing with literally thousands of established routes to choose from, with routes from 40' to 400' theres something for everyone! Maybe hone your skills first at an indoor gym? The Bend Rock Gym provides world-class climbing experience in a cutting edge facility with high quality routes, comprehensive climbing programs, and modern fitness amenities.