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Zion Mountaineering School

868 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7703
+1 435-319-0313
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Advanced Canyoneering course was excellent!

I recently did a 1:1 2-day Advanced Canyoneering course with ZMS that was fantastic. I am an... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Alex W
New York City, New York
Expertise in Hiking guide in Zion National Park

I was looking for an expert guide that could accompany me for hikes at Zion National Park. I had... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Kathleen O
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ZMS has the only AMGA Certified Rock Guide in SW Utah. We are the only Big Wall Rock Climbing school in America. All trips & Courses are Private. All Levels Beginners to Big Walls
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868 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7703
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I recently did a 1:1 2-day Advanced Canyoneering course with ZMS that was fantastic. I am an experienced trad climber who was looking to learn the finer points of canyoneering that a climber wouldn't necessarily know (i.e. I already knew how to rappel, build anchors,...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I was looking for an expert guide that could accompany me for hikes at Zion National Park. I had two days and wanted to make the most of my time. I was fortunate enough Dion Obermeyer was selected to be the expert guide for my...More

1  Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My husband and I took a day trip with Stefan, our guide. It was an awesome experience. We are both seasoned climbers and rappellers, but the third person in our group was a young lady who was totally inexperienced. The tour was designed with progressively...More

Thank TheAmazingJackie
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our family of 5 (mom, dad, and boys aged 10, 12 and 15) are experienced indoor/gym climbers from back East but had never climbed outdoors UNTIL we visited Zion at the end of June and did a half-day climbing trip with ZMS. We really had...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My two teenage daughters and I booked a 1/2 day rappelling trip online with ZMS. From the moment we arrived, we were well taken care of by our guide Dion. We had little to no experience and Dion did an excellent job of explaining the...More

Thank JScoffield
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I visited the store on a recent trip to buy some canyoneering gear and get some information about local areas. The guy working the store came across as very disinterested and annoyed at some of my basic questions. I did get a shower which was...More

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bigrocks23, Manager at Zion Mountaineering School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

I am sorry you had a bad experience Jim Baker. We are people too and sometimes have things going on in our personal lives, or simple having a bad day, or maybe didn't get the best nights sleep. Either way, this doesn't mean that we...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

ZMS is the real deal. I signed up for a one day basic canyoneering class and they were extremely flexible to base the material on what skill level I was at, what I was interested in learning, and what canyons I had permits for in...More

Thank Derin W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My wife and I chose Zion Mountaineering for our rental gear to hike The Narrows on Memorial Day. The rental (shoes, neoprene socks, wetsuits, backpack and sticks) worked out very well, we got our money's worth and we had the time of our lives hiking...More

Thank Nikhil K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were lucky to get a time slot because we hadn't been looking for an adventure in Zions. Mike said "It will be the most fun adventure of your trip" and he was correct. Mark was our guide, but after reviewing our ages (65 &...More

Thank janetjhill
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My wife and two kids, ages 12 and 14, went out with Dion for the half day canyoneering up to Lambs Knoll and Snake Canyon. It was our first time rappelling and Dion made it the best day of our entire trip. He gave great...More

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