Rock Climbing Half Day

Beginner | Ages 14 & up

Adult (14+)

A half-day rock climbing experience. Spend a morning sending as many routes as you can climb at the Kern Slabs.

Rock Climbing Half Day Course in Southern California

How about rock climbing? It’s easier and safer than you think, great for the family, and so much fun. Classes are taught nearby in the Sequoia National Forest, home to some of the finest climbing areas in the Southern Sierra. With no crowds and mild year-round weather, our nearby climbing areas can’t be beaten. Let us take you there. This course is designed for you to experience real rock climbing. Being on a rock face is the adrenaline rush of a lifetime, and you can climb as high as you feel comfortable. Beginner level 5/6 climbing. All gear, instructor and transportation provided. The minimum age is 14 years old. This course is a half-day course and it does not include lunch. If you have more than 9 people in your group, please call 800-457-2082 and we will make special arrangements for larger groups.

Schedule & Duration

  • 3-4 Hours
  • Trip Arrival Time: 7:00 am.
  • Trip Departure Time: 7:30 am.
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the trip departure time.


  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Must weigh between 50 and 250 lbs.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes

Additional Information

  • Includes all gear, instructor, and transportation
  • This rock climbing course does not include lunch
  • All classes require a minimum number of guests. If participant numbers are not met we will notify you and provide various options for your class to go on
  • All of our trips may be adjusted based on conditions
  • If you have more than nine people in your group, please call us at 800-457-2082 to make special arrangement

You may cancel 45 or more days before your Sierra South trip date and receive a full refund less a $25 processing fee per person. Cancellations made 44 days or fewer before trip date are non-refundable. If you must cancel, please try to find a friend to take your space. All trips go rain or shine. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel a trip/class due to high- or low-water conditions, other such uncontrollable situations, or insufficient reservations. Only in the case of canceled trips are trip fees refundable. Upon approval by our main office, refunds will be sent via mail. Refunds cannot be granted by guides, nor can refunds be given if you leave a trip or class early for any reason. Sierra South is not liable for other costs incurred in association with a canceled trip. We suggest trip insurance such as to cover any unexpected situations.

Some of our trips require a minimum number of guests to operate. The Rock Climbing Half Day requires a minimum of 4 guests.
We will attempt to contact you if the minimums have not been met for the activity that you have chosen prior to the trip date. Minimum numbers can be met through one or multiple reservations and can be met up to the day before the trip. You can call 800-457-2082 for up-to-date trip status.

Responsibility & Liability:

All Sierra South trips and classes involve physical activity and include certain elements of risk. We make every effort to run trips and classes in the finest, most fun-filled manner as possible. However, we cannot guarantee your safety. It is your responsibility to evaluate your level of fitness and to select a trip or class which is appropriate for you. Seek medical advice before your trip if you question your physical condition. It is your responsibility to follow our instructions.

Everyone will be required to sign a release of liability/assumption of risk form and photography/video waiver form before departure. Minors under 18 must have an online release form signed by their parent or legal guardian.

No Unaccompanied Minors:

Minors must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.

Rock Climbing Full Day

Beginner | Ages 14 & up

Join us for an all-day rock climbing experience at climbing areas such as Dome Rock, the Kern Slabs, or other local boulders.

Rock Climbing Full Day

Join us for an all-day rock climbing experience at climbing areas such as Dome Rock, the Kern Slabs, or other local boulders.

Sierra South
Mountain Sports

11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238

Sierra South operates under permits issued by: Sequoia National Forest, Klamath National Forest, and the National Park Service/Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Sierra South is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.

Hours of Operation


Closed Until Further Notice


Monday-Friday 9 am-4 pm

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