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Vertical Adventures

Joshua Tree National Park, CA
+1 800-514-8785
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Brilliant Day with Vertical Adventures

My kids (10 & 7) and I had a fantastic day climbing with Jarad from Vertical Adventures. He is... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Rob T
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Rhinebeck, New York
Guided Climbing and Instruction with Jarad!

Jarad was amazing! Highly recommend! I booked two full days of private instruction and climbing to... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Pamela_Hiking
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California
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Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing School offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced rock climbing classes, 1/2 day and full day guided climbing tours, private rock climbing tours, and guided climbs year-round at Joshua Tree National Park, CA. We also offer rappelling tours of Joshua Tree's most spectacular rock formations.
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“rock climbing” (3 reviews)
“joshua tree” (6 reviews)
“encouragement” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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+1 800-514-8785
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

My kids (10 & 7) and I had a fantastic day climbing with Jarad from Vertical Adventures. He is incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and of course ultra-safe. Jarad set up some excellent top-rope climbs for all of us, and excelled at giving us just the right...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Jarad was amazing! Highly recommend! I booked two full days of private instruction and climbing to build my rock climbing skills, learn new techniques for more difficult climbs, practice and build skills in anchor building, different belaying techniques, following, and rappelling. I noticeably advanced in...More

Thank Pamela_Hiking
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My youngest daughter (17) and I had a day of private climbing with Tony Serrano at Suicide Rock in Idyllwild. This was my daughter's first time on rock outside the gym and my first time in a few years. I have been on a number...More

Thank Ken K
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went out for a full day of rockclimbing (group of 8 people), led by Chris and Todd. They were great guides - laid back yet very informative and safe. They catered to everyone in our group and our different skills. They made us feel...More

Thank dendron21
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Bob and Eric were absolutely fantastic. We booked a private climb for me and my family for late in the afternoon in Joshua Tree. When we arrived Bob and Eric had the ropes already set up in a shaded area based on our experience. We...More

Thank kevintruth66
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

I joined a group of three other students for an Anchors class, held in Joshua Tree. Our guide Tony was exceptional. He did a masterful job of combining discussion, observation, and practice - letting us use trial and error to ensure that we really did...More

Thank Deborah F
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Absolutely terrific climbing lesson and one of the best values in Joshua Tree! I took a 1/2 day, 2-person intermediate rock climbing lesson with Chris. He was clearly very knowledgable and proficient in the field, making the choice to be a full time-guide as a...More

Thank a g
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

My 17 year old son had a really enjoyable time with instructor, Chris who was friendly, informative, fun and an excellent teacher. Vertical Adventures was fine experience from the initial booking to the last step of the climb.

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Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

My first outdoor climb as only gym indoor taught climber. Dave was the best lead climber and guide. he taught me more about foot work, and weight shifts in the half day trip than I had learnt over the whole year previously. lots of variety...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2012

I had a half day climbing with a private guide, Dave. Never Done that before so was a little unsure what to expect. He was awesome, I did heaps of climbs, he was really motivated for me to get the most out of my half...More

1  Thank 3under7
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