Custom Rock Climbing Experiences On Devils Tower
We are privileged to guide custom multipitch rock climbing experiences and advanced educational courses at Devils Tower National Monument (also known as Bear Lodge to indigenous people in the area). Without a doubt, Devils Tower is home to some of the finest traditional multipitch climbing in the western US. The Tower features an incredible concentration of world class crack climbs, with routes ranging from classic moderates to challenging test pieces established by some of the biggest names in American climbing history. Devils Tower also holds a great deal of cultural significance to many indigenous people in the high plains, and for that reason we observe the voluntary climbing ban during the month of June and encourage other climbers to do so.
Not only do we facilitate a safe and incredibly rewarding experience climbing Devils Tower, our ultimate aim is to help you become a safer and more sustainable rock climber. Our guides are talented, personable teachers who will help you develop new safety skills, useful rock climbing techniques, as well as Leave No Trace best practices for climbing. For the most impactful educational experience, we highly recommend taking our Multipitch Rock Climbing Course to help you prepare for your Devils Tower climb.
Our custom rock climbing trips to Devils Tower are available May – October (with the exception of June), weather dependent of course. Please use our email contact form below or give us a call to arrange dates for your trip.
Our itineraries are fully customizable based on your preferred length and difficulty of trip. Note that depending on your level of climbing experience we will recommend either one or two days of training before a summit attempt. We are also happy to facilitate additional climbing days for additional fees.
- Day 1: Trip orientation and multipitch climbing training day – 8 hours
- Day 2: Summit attempt day OR second day of training (if needed) – 8-10 hours
- Day 3: Second summit attempt OR day of climbing classic routes on the Tower – 8-10 hours
Our Custom Trad Climbing Trips include personalized instruction on the following topics and techniques:
- Gearing up for multipitch rock climbing
- Climbing safety, belay, and anchor systems
- Crack climbing movement and techniques
- Minimal-impact climbing strategies to safeguard resources and heritage
- Leave No Trace and “Beyond Leave No Trace” practices
- Lessons on the area’s geology, ecology, archaeology, and history
Our rates reflect the extremely labor intensive nature of these trips for our guides, including extensive planning, physical labor, risk management, and travel. Rates include all technical climbing equipment – no hidden fees**.
2 Day Itinerary:
- $800/person (1 climber)
- $650/person (2 or more climbers)
3 Day Itinerary:
- $1050/person (1 climber)
- $900/person (2 or more climbers)
At the time of booking we require a 25% deposit. This deposit is nonrefundable in case of last minute cancellation in the last 14 days before the trip (except for medical reasons or extreme weather).
**Note that additional climbing days beyond the 2-3 day itinerary will incur additional fees.
Climber to Guide Ratio:
2:1, maximum 4 climbers per booking
Have questions about our Devils Tower trips? Please contact us via the form below: