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    Looking for the best rock climbing in United States? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around United States. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Rock Climbing Spots in and near United States

    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Climb at Lumpy Ridge

      Lumpy Ridge is mostly a traditional climbing area with most climbs being two or more pitches after a mile to 3+ miles of mostly flat walking.  From climbers left to right the larger areas consist of Sundance Buttress, The Bookend, The Bookmark, The Book, and Twin Owls.  There are smaller formatio...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Descend Lost and Found Canyon

      4 mi / 600 ft gain
      For this descent you will need two 60 meter ropes, an Arches National Park canyoneering permit, be comfortable with 4th class slick rock, and have your usual canyoneering kit.  This canyon does require some basic chimneying and canyoneering climbing techniques as well. The trailhead can be reache...
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    • Summersville, West Virginia

      Summersville Lake via Orange Oswald

      2.56 mi / 262 ft gain
      Summersville Lake via Orange Oswald is an out-and-back trail near Summersville, West Virginia. Along the route you'll be following closely to the Gauley River and will get views of the both the river and Summersville Lake. This is a good trail if you're looking to stretch your legs and get a quic...
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    • Trinidad, California

      Patrick's Point Trail

      5.0
      0.21 mi / 92 ft gain
      Patrick's Point Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Trinidad, California.
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    • Nashville, Indiana

      Trail 8 Loop To Hesitation Point

      4.0
      10.61 mi / 1253 ft gain
      Trail 8 Loop to Hesitation Point is a ~11 mile loop trail where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Nashville, Indiana. There is a total of 637 feet of elevation. The distance, terrain, and elevation make this hike perfect for any intermediate and advanced level hikers. The hike has a...
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    • Doña Ana County, New Mexico

      Explore Providence Cone

      4.0
      2 mi
      We drove through the desert  on a winding dirt road. Once at the cone we started our climb to the top. The ascent is not too difficult  and once on top we had very good views of the surrounding landscape. Lots of interesting rock formations and also plants. There are several interesting petroglyp...
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    • Tehama County, California

      Brokeoff Mountain Trail

      4.0
      6.93 mi / 2474 ft gain
      Peaking above the volcanic valley at 9235 ft, Brokeoff Mountain is only second in height to Mt. Lassen in the national park they share. Brokeoff was once a part of a larger volcano called Mt. Tehama that erupted, eventually leading to its collapse. The event left a rugged volcanic rim, now con...
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    • Bodega Bay, California

      Doran Beach

      5.0
      4.02 mi / 75 ft gain
      Doran Beach is nestled within the picturesque landscape of Doran Regional Park near Bodega Bay, California. Offering pristine shores and captivating vistas, this is a coastal gem that allows visitors a more protected coastal landscape than nearby Salmon Creek State Beach. Explore sandy beaches ...
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    • Mount Judea, Arkansas

      Owens Mountain Bluffs Trail

      5.0
      0.65 mi / 79 ft gain
      Owens Mountain Bluffs Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Judea, Arkansas.
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    • Los Angeles, California

      Stoney Point via North End

      4.0
      1.42 mi / 240 ft gain
      Stoney Point via North End is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Chatsworth, California.
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    • Keene Valley, New York

      Climb Chapel Pond Slab

      Chapel Pond area is mostly known for its ice climbing on the other side of the pond, but some easier, but runout slab climbing can be had on the eastern side.  There is ample parking on both sides of the road in the form of pull offs and the walk to the base of the climbing is only a few hundred ...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Parriott Mesa Trail

      2.83 mi / 981 ft gain
      Parriott Mesa Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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    • Las Cruces, New Mexico

      Organ Peak Trail

      5.0
      9.92 mi / 3458 ft gain
      Organ Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Las Cruces, New Mexico. This is one of the longer and more challenging hikes in the Organ Mountains. An early start is recommended to keep heat down during the warmer months as well trekking poles and p...
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    • Black Mountain, North Carolina

      Eagle Rock

      0.7 mi / 151 ft gain
      Eagle Rock is located in Chimney Rock State Park and is a hot spot for climbers and hikers! The hike to the overlook at Eagle Rock is 0.4 miles, and it's one of the most bang-for-your-buck trails in the area. We love to picnic out on the rock as it's in the sun most of the day. If you decide to...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Oldman Mountain

      5.0
      0.54 mi / 374 ft gain
      Oldman Mountain trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Estes Park, Colorado.
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    • Erving, Massachusetts

      Rattlesnake Loop to Red Trail

      1.97 mi / 676 ft gain
      Rattlesnake Loop to Red Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Erving, Massachusetts.
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