Blue Ridge Rock Climbing: Looking Glass Day Trip

  • Participants

    Age 14 and up

  • Fitness level : 3


Rising 600 feet from the center of Pisgah National Forest is Looking Glass Rock, a granite monolith well-known as the premier climbing area in western North Carolina. Looking Glass offers many varied routes, ranging in difficulty from beginner-friendly to expert level. Whether you are an experienced climber or are completely new to climbing, REI's AMGA certified guides will provide you with friendly and thorough instruction, as well as all of the necessary technical equipment for an exciting climbing adventure. Once outfitted with shoes, harness, and helmet, you'll spend the day on a variety of climbs ranging in difficulty. Recommended for those 14 and older; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a participating parent or responsible adult.

Gear provided by REI

  • Belay Device
  • Carabiners
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses

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