Custom Trad Climbing Trips in Vedauwoo, Wyoming
We are privileged to offer Custom Trad Climbing Trips in Vedauwoo, Wyoming. Without a doubt, Vedauwoo is home to some of the finest crack climbing in the western US. The Sherman granite domes of Vedauwoo feature an incredible array of world class crack climbs, with routes ranging from classic moderates to challenging test pieces. Not only do we facilitate a safe and incredibly rewarding experience climbing in Vedauwoo, 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.
Why trad climb in Vedauwoo with us:
Our rock climbing guides are experienced professionals, talented climbers, and well-trained teachers. They are also humble, personable, and overall great humans to be around in the mountains. Our guides are adept at providing safe, supportive, and inclusive climbing experiences for people of all backgrounds and ability levels. Additionally, our rock climbing guides live in the Laramie area and climb in Vedauwoo throughout the year, which is a major advantage because they know the places they guide extremely well.
Classic trad climbing routes in Vedauwoo:
Learn more about classic climbing routes in Vedauwoo here!
Trip Itineraries and rates:
Our rates reflect the extremely labor intensive nature of these trips for our guides, including extensive planning, physical labor, and risk management. Rates include all technical climbing equipment – no hidden fees.
- 1 Day Itinerary
Cost: 1 person – $400; 2 people – $650
Our 1 day custom rock climbing itinerary at Vedauwoo is a great option if you only have a single day to climb but you want to make the most of it! Your guide will work with you to select some exciting objectives (several Vedauwoo classics) that are appropriate for your skill and fitness levels and that feature fun, high quality climbing on good rock. Our primary objective with this trip is providing a safe and highly rewarding climbing experience at Vedauwoo that you will remember for many years to come.
- 2 Day Itinerary
Cost: 1 person – $375/day; 2 people – $600/day
Our 2 day custom rock climbing itinerary at Vedauwoo is a full-value experience for those looking for an action-packed two days of guiding in one of the best trad climbing venues in the country. Your guide will coordinate with you to choose exciting objectives that align with your climbing goals and are well-suited to your skill level. Generally people like to choose several moderate objectives for day 1 to work on technique and streamline their systems followed by more challenging objectives on day 2 to push themselves on harder climbs.
- 3 Day or More Itinerary
Cost: 1 person: $325/day, 2 people: $550/day
This is our most popular custom rock climbing itinerary by far! Our 3-5 day itinerary is an excellent option if you’re looking to really progress in your climbing and explore a variety of climbs in the area. Your guide will work with you to select objectives for each day that align with your climbing goals and appropriate for your skill level. Also, we suggest climbing in as many different zones over the course of your trip in order to experience the incredible variety of terrain Vedauwoo has to offer. We also highly recommend scheduling at least one rest day after two days of climbing in order to recharge for the rest of your trip.
Our Custom Rock Climbing Trips in Vedauwoo 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 Custom Rock Climbing Trips in Vedauwoo are available June – October.
Guide to climber ratio:
All of our custom trad climbing trips have a 1:1 or 1:2 guide to climber ratio.
Transportation: Nearby Laramie, WY has an airport serviced by United Airlines. Additionally, Vedauwoo is less than a 3 hour drive from Denver, CO.
Accommodations: We recommend staying at either hotel or bed and breakfast in Laramie, WY, Cheyenne, WY, or camping at USFS campsites in Vedauwoo.
Meeting location: You will meet your guide at the Nautilus Parking Lot in Vedauwoo.
Daily schedule: We typically will meet at 8am and climb until 3-4pm.
Interested in booking a Custom Rock Climbing Trip to Vedauwoo? Please send us an email including your name, email address, phone number, climbing experience, in addition to a description of what, where, and when you’d like to climb.