Rock Climbing

From bouldering to ascending cliffs and red-rock wall formations, you’ll find hundreds of challenging rock climbs all across Colorado.


Rock climbing in southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains
Rock climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park in Eldorado Springs
Rock climbing in Colorado's San Juan Mountains
Backpacking adventure in Colorado

For first-time rock climbers, Colorado has plenty of outfitters who can hook you up with the appropriate gear, show you how to use it and lead you to rock-climbing locales and routes you’ll never forget.

For additional peace of mind while exploring remote areas or undertaking challenging climbs or other activities in Colorado, consider purchasing a Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue (CORSAR) Card.


Featured Destinations

Flatirons in Boulder at sunrise

Visit Boulder

A laid-back lifestyle, breathtaking views of the Flatirons and Rocky Mountains and celebrated culinary offerings are just a few reasons that make Boulder one of Colorado’s most beloved cities.

Visit Montrose

Perched on Colorado’s Western Slope, Montrose is a year-round hub for outdoor adventure and to experience the grandeur of Black Canyon National Park.