Zion Mountaineering School is the only Big Wall Climbing School in America. Learn safe and efficient Big Wall techniques from our AMGA Certified Rock Guide. The 2,500 foot tall Navajo Sandstone walls have been beckoning to climbers for decades.
Our 3 Day Big Wall Climbing Course is designed for the solid multi-pitch climber looking to learn the specialized skills needed to climb the Big Walls of Zion or Yosemite. Each day of instruction is approximately 7-9 hours (please note: this is not an overnight trip). Our goal is to teach you how to be safe, efficient, and comfortable in the Big Wall environment.
This course will focus on the following topics:
Price Per Person
8.05% sales tax added at checkout
If you are booking online, please call the shop first to make sure the dates are available: 435-319-0313
Meet your guide at your specified time, stated in your confirmation email, at our Store Location in the center of Springdale, UT. If you do not have any personal equipment, your guide will outfit you with the necessary technical equipment.
Depending on the size of your group, you will either get in one of our guide vehicles or your larger group will follow your guide/s out to one of our various climbing walls for the day.
If you are driving to Vegas after your trip, you will follow your guide out to your location, and drive to the airport directly from the climbing wall.
A short 1/2 Mile hike will get you to the base. Enjoy the varied and fun rock that Southern Utah has to offer. We don’t simply tie you into a rope and say good luck. Our instructional based guiding methods enables you to learn safe use of the equipment as well as proper climbing movement.
Hike back to the car, and we will be happy to drop you off at your hotel or back to your car parked at our Store.
Gear ZMS can Provide
Gear You Provide
Refer to our Advanced Climbing Dictionary to prepare.
Springdale, UT is located in the heart of Zion Canyon. ZMS is located in the heart of Springdale, UT.
Best option is to fly into Vegas, NV, and either drive or hire a shuttle to drop you off in Springdale, UT.
TOWN & PARK SHUTTLE SYSTEM
Both the town of Springdale and Zion National Park offer free propane powered shuttle systems that can drop you off in town or at any spot in the main canyon. This enables you to travel to the area without need of renting a car.
Registration & Cancellation
Advanced registration is required to secure your private guide. We have a limited amount of guides and book up regularly. Feel free to call our store during business hours to book, or simply book online if you’re ready to secure your date.
All participants must read and fill out our Online Medical Waiver & Liability Waiver HERE
Please review our Cancellation Policy HERE
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