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High-Desert Climbing in Joshua Tree

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High-Desert Climbing in Joshua Tree

55 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
rock climbing

High-Desert Climbing in Joshua Tree

rock climbing

High-Desert Climbing in Joshua Tree

55 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

There's no better way to experience the scenic views of the High-Desert than being up on the rocks. We provide customized rock climbing trips in Joshua Tree National Park from first time beginners to experienced climbers. Rick Picar or possibly Joe De Luca, Tiowa Reynolds and Alex Fyfe will meet at Quail Springs Picnic Area BACK parking lot (by the BATHROOMS) in Joshua Tree National Park, where we will outfit you with a harness, helmet and rock climbing shoes. Your Guide, will provide you an overview of the trip then select a climbing location best suited to match your experience and ability. Once we are all done with that, we will stay at Quail Springs Picnic Area or caravan deeper into the Park. When we get to the climbing site, we will teach you how to belay a climber and manage the climbing rope. You will also learn safety checks and verbal commands used in rock climbing. Depending on the size of your group, we can add rappelling to your trip. When you book a rock climbing adventure, you will experience the world-class climbing in Joshua Tree National Park. Prepare yourself for fantastic climbing, great company and an awesome adventure!

Your host

Learn more about Rick

Rick

Rick Picar is the owner and Chief Climbing Guide for Joshua Tree Guides. Joshua Tree Guides have been operating in Joshua Tree National Park for over 15 years. Rick is a certified professional climbing guide and a guide trainer/assessor. He has been climbing in the U.S. and other International Climbing Destinations for over 20 years. He holds a Master's Degree in Counseling and his experience as a therapist is a great asset in working with people of varying ages and backgrounds. Creating a safe, fun and memorable experience is the goal for everyone on all of our trips. Trips will be led by Rick Picar or possibly other certified guides in our team. Joe De Luca, Tiowa Reynolds and Alex Fyfe are all certified guides, have intimate knowledge of the park and have been providing memorable trips to Airbnb guests. Check out our 5-star reviews.

What's included

Equipment
All rental gear provided Rock Climbing Shoes, Harnesses, Helmets and belay/rappel devices

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Where you'll be

Your Personal Joshua Tree Guides Staff will meet you at Joshua Tree National Park Quail Springs Picnic Area BACK parking lot by the BATHROOMS. They will outfit you with the appropriate harness, helmet and rock climbing shoes. Your guide will teach you how to tie-in as a climber, manage the climbing rope for the climber as a belayer, teach you the safety checks then complete the instruction with proper technique and language for outdoor climbing.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend. All guests are required to fill out and sign a waiver. Parent(s) will have to sign for their children under 18 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Small backpack

More tips

Private Instruction: We do not mix groups! Book up to four guests, booking will close for any group of two or more. All of our adventures are private affairs, custom tailored to your ability.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Rick
High-Desert Climbing in Joshua Tree
55 reviews
From $175/person
55 reviews
From $175/person