Looking for the best Asheville rock climbing adventures? The WNC Adventure Guide’s Best Rock Climbing + Bouldering Guide features some of our favorite climbing and bouldering areas in and around Asheville, NC and is presented by Climbmax Climbing Mountain Guides and the Smoky Mountain Adventure Center.
Our guide to the best Asheville rock climbing areas and Asheville bouldering spots will help get you out and on the trail exploring some of the absolute best rock climbing areas the Asheville area has to offer. Whether you’re looking for overhanging sport routes near Asheville or searching for some fun and exposed trad climbs deep in Pisgah National Forest or just looking to get in a fun bouldering session at one of the area’s great bouldering spots, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll try to give you all the beta you need to get to where you want to go, but keep in mind that a trusted guidebook and real world rock climbing experience go a long way. There’s no better way to learn the ropes than with an experienced climbing guide. We recommend the folks at Climbmax Mountain Guides for guided outdoor rock climbing adventures in Asheville. If you’re looking for a great workout and a fun time, stop into either Climbmax Climbing Gym in downtown Asheville or head over to the new Smoky Mountain Adventure Center to take advantage of some great, high-quality indoor routes and boulder problems in a fun and welcoming climbing gym environment.