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.
|At the Smith Rock Climbing School, we believe the strength of our organization lies in the hands of our friendly and talented guides who all share a common passion for climbing and skiing. Our school is an official accredited program of the American Mountain Guides Association.
Smith Rock Climbing School`s guides have received professional training through the American Mountain Guides Association, and all have wilderness-based medical training. To be a professional guide, one must be committed to their own learning process, as well as their clients, through specialized training and personal experience. It is this dedication to professional training and raising the bar for mountain guiding standards in America that sets us apart from other guide services.