General Information for Rock Climbing Trips
What to Wear
Comfortable clothing such as shorts, tights, sweatpants and T-shirts are recommended for climbing in West Virginia’s New River Gorge.
Wear light hiking shoes or tennis shoes for the approach to the climbing areas. No flip flops! During the spring and fall the weather may be chilly, bring a light jacket or sweater. A light rain shell is also recommended for climbing throughout the year in the New River Gorge.
What to Expect
Expect the utmost in professionalism from some of the area’s finest Climbing Guides We take care of everything, from transportation, to and from the crag, to climbing gear!!! You can just relax and enjoy your climbing and rappelling trip in the New River Gorge.
We supply all the gear needed for climbing and rappelling in the New River Gorge: climbing shoes, harness, rope, and guide, etc. However you must supply your own water, appropriate walking shoes, camera and personal items.
We have a number of trips to suit your groups´ needs in the New River Gorge from the beginner to advanced.
Hard Rock also offers a full day Scout Climbing Merit Badge course, call, email or FB us for more information.
We have special rates for church groups, schools, scouts, and large family groups who want to climb in the New River Gorge. Full or half day courses are ideal for groups that have no previous climbing or rappelling experience. Minimum age for all trips is 6 years old.