We offer guided rock climbing in our home base of Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra. Looking for a great family adventure day? Perhaps you are looking for specific rock climbing training? Or maybe you have a specific climb in mind. Our AMGA trained or certified guides will show you a great day out on the rocks in the Eastern Sierra

Areas around Mammoth Lakes we offer:

  • Mammoth Lakes

  • Benton Crags

  • Rock Creek Canyon

  • Clark's Canyon

  • Pine Creek Canyon

  • Whitney Portal

Led by American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) certified or trained rock climbing guides. We can provide Instruction that includes all the rock climbing basics such as belaying, knots, rapelling, basic rock climbing anchors, and movement on face and crack climbs. We are also well equipped to take out the entire family for the day on a rock climbing adventure... a great activity while visiting the Mammoth Lakes area.

  • Family Outings

  • Professional training

  • Multi-pitch climbing

  • Rappeling

  • Anchor Building (including top rope anchors)

  • Basics of lead climbing & self rescue

The Eastern Sierra is a rock climbers paradise. We have a large selection of great climbs in the Eastern Sierra area with everything from 5.4 to 5.10 climbs from 1-6 pitches.

Come climb with the local experts at California Alpine Guides… Mammoth Lakes oldest local rock climbing guide service.

Thanks again Dave for the valuable instruction.
— Rob M


No previous rock climbing experience is required.


Custom dates

All classes meet at 8am at Mammoth Mountaineering in the town of Mammoth Lakes.





Fri - Sun: Mon-Thurs (non-holidays) :
1 person: $375 $350
2 people $220 per person $190
3 people: $165 per person $140
4 people: $140 per person $120

Contact us for a quote for a group of 5 or more people


  • Full day (up to 8 hours) of local rock climbing

  • All technical rock climbing equipment, except footwear

  • AMGA certified or AMGA trained guides