Rock Climbing Guides

These professional outfitters and guides make it easy to try out new forest adventures. All the outfitter/guides listed here hold a Forest Service permit to  operate on national forest land. Permits are issued for recreation uses that serve the public, promote health and safety, and protect the environment.

This is a complete list of all providers offering rock climbing services. If you hold a permit with the National Forests in North Carolina and would like your business included, contact us with your information and we can add your company. Also, we try our best to keep this list updated, but if information has changed or you hit a dead link, please let us know.   Send your comments to   To ensure a quick response, please be sure to include the word "Information" in the subject line of your e-mail.                     



Granite Arches Climbing Guides           

3501Berkley Drive Chattanooga, TN 37415 


Rock climbing

Grandfather, Pisgah, and Highlands RDs

Inner Peaks Climbing Center

9535 Monroe Rd, Suite 170 Charlotte, NC  28270


Rock climbing

Grandfather RD  (Linville Gorge)

Rock Dimensions Climbing Guides

131-B-S Depot Street, Boone, NC  28607

828-265-3544 / 888-595-6009

Rock climbing

Guiding, toproping & rapelling

Grandfather, Nantahala & Pisgah RDs

Climb Max

43 Wall Street, Asheville, NC  28801


Rock climbing, Hiking/backpacking, Mountaineering, Guide service

Backwoods Adventures

325 Beech Mountain Parkway
Beech Mountain, NC 28604

Hiking, Backpacking, Rock Climbing,
Rafting/Kayaking, Caving, Camping

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School

951 Crab Creek Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739


Guided Rock and Ice Climbing for Individuals and Groups

Grandfather, Pisgah, and Highlands RDs.

Mountain Adventure Guides, LLC

2 Jones Branch Road
Erwin, TN 37650

(866) 813-5210

Guided rock climbing in the Pisgah RD (Looking Glass area)

Dave Lindsey

945 Old Seneca Rd, Central, SC,  29630



Highlands RD


God's Country Outfitters


Camping, backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing, horseback riding

Uwharrie RD