​​​Hard Rock


Custom Trips/Technical Courses

Traditional: This course is designed for climbers who want to expand their knowledge of placing gear on traditional lead climbs. Equipment selection, fixed gear evaluation, rope management, and setting up sound anchors will be covered in this course.

Sport: Plastic to rock! Do you want to translate the skills you learned in the gym to real rock? Learning to lead can be a challenge so let one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides help you master the skills you need to successfully lead climb. During this full day course you will learn how to: properly clip, clean routes, fall safely, and many other skills.

Boy Scout Merit Badge: Hard Rock Climbing Services has been a Climbing Merit Badge provider since 1997, when it was first created. We offer a full-day course which will cover all the guidelines required by the Boy Scouts. While our guides are First Aid and CPR certified, Hard Rock Climbing is not responsible for providing the First Aid and CPR portion of this certification.

Custom: We have a number of trips to suit your groups' needs in the New River Gorge from the beginner to the advanced. Only in town for a short time? Contact us and we can create a trip to meet your needs. We pride ourselves on keeping our group sizes as small and intimate as possible.

Full Day climbing $150.00 per person (minimum 2 people)