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How to Find Out Where To Climb the USA

Just a quick one – maybe useful if you are thinking of going climbing tomorrow….

Choosing a location:

Following the different grading scales that I posted yesterday here are a few helpful contact details for you to get hold of in America. I think everything here is up-to-date but if not I apologise, it is inevitable I suppose, but I don’t suppose the organisations have changed their name so refer to direct enquiries please!

Pretty well all over the country you can find wonderful rock climbing locations. Below are some locations, hopefully near to you, which you can contact to find out exactly what is on offer where:

New Hampshire (The White Mountains)

  • Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School, Main St., North Conway, NH 03860 (603) 356-5433
  • IMCS, Inc., P.O. Box 1666, North Conway, NH 03860 (603) 356-7064

New York (The Adirondacks)

  • Alpine Adventures, Inc., Route 73, P.O. Box 179, Keene, NY 12942 (518) 576-9881
  • Diamond Sport, 3 Crispell Lane, New Paltz, NY 12561 (800) 776-2577 (914) 255-4085
  • High Angle Adventures, Inc., 5 River Rd., New Paltz, NY 12561 (800) 777-CLIMB (914) 658-9811
  • Zen Mountain Monastery, P.O. Box 156MR, South Plank Rd., Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-7993

West Virginia (The Appalachians)

  • Seneca Rocks Climbing School, Inc., P.O. Box 53, Seneca Rocks, WV 26884 (304) 567-2600
  • Hard Rock Climbing Services, 131 S. Court St., P.O. Box 398, Fayetteville, WV 25840 (304) 574-0735

Wisconsin

  • Devil’s Lake Outdoor Training Center, P.O. Box 44156, Madison, WI 53744 (800) 33CLIMB

Wyoming (The Tetons)

  • Exum Mountain Guides, Grand Teton National Park, Box 56, Moose, WY 83012 (307) 733-2297
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Guides, Box 7477, Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 733-4979

South Dakota

  • Sylvan Rocks Climbing School and Guide Service, Box 600, Hill City, SD 57745 (605) 574-2425

Colorado

  • Fantasy Ride Mountain Guides, P.O. Box 1679, Telluride, CO 81435 (303) 728-3546
  • SouthWest Adventures, P.O. Box 3242, 780 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81302 (303) 259-0370

Utah

  • Tower Guides, P.O. Box 3231, Grand Junction, CO 81502 (303) 245-6992

California

  • Wilderness Connection, P.O. Box 29, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-0029 (619) 3664745
  • Vertical Adventures, P.O. Box 6548, Newport Beach, CA 92658 (714) 854-6250
  • Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA 95389 (209) 372-1244
  • Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides, P.O. Box 301, Bass Lake, CA 93604 (415) 309-3153 Shasta Mountain Guides, 1938 Hill Rd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 (916) 926-3117

Washington

  • American Alpine Institute, 1515 12th St., Bellingham, WA 98225 (206) 671-1505

You can find other suggested climbing locales at Gorp.com and GreatOutdoors.com.

And one day I’ll post details of ‘where to and who to contact’ in other countries….

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