(435) 319-0313

Zion Area Outside of the National Park
Year Round
Beginner- Advanced
6 Hours

Full Day Zion Rock Climbing

From: $475.00

*Please call the office to book a trip @ 435-319-0313 as our online calendar is not always indicative of available dates.  Thank You!!

Our Full Day Zion Rock Climbing trip offers you the comfort of going out with either our AMGA certified and/or a highly accomplished rock and alpine climbing guide. Our local guides are passionate and safety conscious rock climbers dedicated to Zion and Southern Utah climbing. These guides look forward to sharing their knowledge of the area with you. This trip is all about you, so you have to ability to customize the full day climb to how you see fit and according to your specific skill and ability level. 

During the Full Day Zion Rock Climbing trip you can expect to be out for approximately 6 hours. Some light hiking is required to get to the crag (less than 1 hour) but thanks to the dry desert air you can enjoy the coolness of the shade or the warmth of the sun. Your guide will provide you with all the needed gear prior to your trip, just remember to bring plenty of water and some snacks.

All trips are private so start times can be adjusted around your travel plans. As a result, you’ll never be grouped with others unless requested.

Note: As directed by the Superintendent, paid guiding for canyoneering and climbing trips is not permitted within Zion National Park. All trips and courses are done outside of the park in beautiful locations. Details will be given when you call to book your course or trip.

What to Expect:

  • 6-7 hour outing
  • Climbs 40-500ft in length
  • Instruction on basic technical skills and climbing technique
  • A wide range of difficulty levels and climbing styles.
  • Light hiking under an hour


Price Per Person:

1 $475
2 $265
3 $230
4 $220
5 $215
6+ $205
Call for Group Rates

8.05% sales tax added at checkout

*Please call the office to book a trip @ 435-319-0313 as our online calendar is not always indicative of available dates.  Thank You!!

Full Day Itinerary: 6 hrs


Corner of HWY 9 & Kolob Terrace Road, Virgin, UT

Once your trip is booked by calling our office at 435-319-0313, you will receive an emailed receipt of payment.  In addition a confirmation email will be sent detailing the date of the trip, meet up-location, start time and what to bring. It will also include a link for the liability waivers. Each member of the trip needs to complete prior to the trip.

From the meet-up location, you will follow your guide/s out to one of the various climbing walls for the day that are outside of Zion National Park, as paid guiding is not permitted by the Superintendent of Zion National Park.

If you do not have any personal equipment, your guide will outfit you with the necessary technical equipment.

A short 1/2 mile hike will get you to the base. From there, we will begin our trip that will include climbs 40-500 feet in length utilizing the varied and fun rock that Southern Utah has to offer.  Our instructional based guiding methods enables you to learn safe use of the equipment as well as proper climbing movement.

We will then hike back to your car to complete the trip.

We are confident that you will have had an extremely safe and memorable experience that will last a lifetime.


Half day beginner zion canyoneering

Gear Needed/Provided

Gear ZMS can Provide

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Locking Carabiner
  • Belay/Rappel Device
  • Dynamic Climbing Rope

Gear You Provide

  • Food: snacks, sandwiches, apples oranges etc.
  • Water: 2-3 L
  • Appropriate Clothing for the Season
  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
lead climbing course

Get an idea of what your Full Day Zion Rock Climbing trip will entail.

*Adjust directional arrows in upper left circle to see full video

Springdale, UT

Springdale, UT is located in the heart of Zion Canyon. ZMS is located in the heart of Springdale, UT.

  • 2.5 Hours to Vegas (We are an hour ahead of Vegas)
  • 4.5 Hours from Salt Lake City
  • 45 minutes from Saint George, UT


Best option is to fly into Vegas, NV,  and either drive or hire a shuttle to drop you off in Springdale, UT.


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.

Cost, Waivers & Cancellation

Waivers & Cancellation

Cost Includes

  • AMGA Certified and/or highly accomplished rock and alpine climber guides with over 10 years of experience
  • Technical Equipment

Not Included

  • Food & Water
  • Guide Gratuity


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 office to book your trip at 435-319-0313.

Please leave a text or voice message if we are unable to take your call and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please leave the following information: Name, Type of trip, Dates, #of people in your group, Phone #

Please note that the online calendar is not always indicative of actual availability. If you tried to book online, our website will ask that you call our office to confirm if the date is available.

Medical and Liability Waiver

All participants must read and fill out our Online Medical Waiver & Liability Waiver HERE

Cancellation Policy:

Unless arrangements are made, payments are due in full at the time you book your trip. Zion Mountain School does everything in their power to ensure trips run as planned.

If for any reason Zion Mountain School cannot run a trip as scheduled, we will offer a full refund or reschedule your planned event.
If you need to cancel your trip more than 30 days out, Zion Mountain School offers a full refund minus a 10% administrative fee.

Once within the 30 day window, but more than 48 hours before the trip, Zion Mountain School will refund 75% of the trip cost. The remaining 25% can be used as credit for future trips with ZMS. This credit is valid for two years.

Non-emergency cancellations less than 48 hours of your trip, are non-refundable.