Climbing guides and climbing schools operate near most primary rock climbing areas in West Virginia. Services include beginners programs, advanced instruction and expert advice on remote and challenging climbs. Guides can be particularly helpful in leading groups into remote climbing areas.
ACE Adventure Resort
Oak Hill, WV 25901
Toll Free: 1-888-ACE-RAFT
Our climbing guides know the tour of the rocks or provide full training for beginners on the clifflines of the gorge or on our 1,500 acre resort We’ll be happy to coordinate your climbing expedition with other outdoor-recreation adventures.
Adventures on the Gorge
Ames Heights, WV
Toll Free: 1-800-252-7785
One of the New River Gorge region’s oldest and most prestigious guide companies, Adventures on the Gorge, formerly Class VI, can customize half-day and full-day climbing excursions with thrilling adventures on the New or Gauley rivers for one of the most exciting outdoor vacations you’ve ever experienced.
New River Climbing School
Toll Free: 1-877-696-6809
We employ a small group of expert climbing instructors with extensive experience and exceptional safety records to guide tours and lead our climbing courses. We’ve crafted programs especially for families, student groups, scouting troops, and corporations. We also provide military and guide training and certification courses.
New River Mountain Guides
Fayetteville, WV 25840
Toll Free: 1-800-732-5462
Since 1994, our rock-climbing school and guide service in Fayetteville, WV, has introduced thousands to the fundamentals of climbing. We offer beginner’s full-day and two-day courses, full-day or two-day intermediate courses, sports climbing and self-rescue clinics, and group clinics.
See also: Rock Climbing Gear & Outfitters