Private Guided Climbing Tours in Moab

Moab, Utah is the country’s premier destination for sandstone rock climbing. Hiring an experienced climbing guide is a great way to explore the climbing potential in Southern Utah. 

Do you want to learn basic rock climbing technique? Are you interested in transitioning from gym to crag? Would you like to hone your steep crack or face climbing skills?  Is there a desert tower you've always wanted to summit? There is something for everyone!

Why choose Desert Highlights for Rock Climbing in Moab? 

  • All of our climbing tours are private at no extra cost to you. This provides our guests with personalized attention that cannot be found in large groups with other outfitters.
  • We take your experience, abilities and goals into consideration in order to tailor a day of climbing to meet your needs. 
  • Our guides are passionate, fun and experienced.
  • Your safety is our top priority. We have AMGA-certified Single Pitch Instructors on our team.
  • We strive to add value to our tours by educating our guests about the local geology, natural history and cultural history. Ask us anything!
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Half & Full Day Rock Climbing Tours

    Half Day Rock Climbing in Moab

    4 - 6 Hours

    Ascend to new heights on Moab’s world-class sandstone walls! Our private half day climbing trips are a great introduction to desert rock climbing. We’ll visit a local Moab climbing area just a short distance from town where you’ll learn various…

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      Full Day Rock Climbing

      7 - 9 Hours

      Our full day climbing trips are great for intermediate climbers who are looking to hone their crack climbing and face climbing skills and get a feel for climbing on desert sandstone. We’ll visit two different crags over the course of…

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      Indian Creek Climbing

        Indian Creek Crack Climbing

        7 - 9 Hours

        The best splitter crack climbing in the world! Indian Creek is thought by many to be the best sandstone crack climbing destination anywhere. Vertical and perfectly varnished crack systems provide an excellent venue to hone your crack climbing technique. Moderate…

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          Looking Glass Arch – Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

          4 - 6 Hours

          Easy rock climbing, a beautiful summit and a spectacular rappel through an arch! Looking Glass Rock sits proudly in the desert and features one of the most spectacular arches around. This dome presents a great opportunity for new climbers to…

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            Ancient Art Tower – Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

            5 - 7 Hours

            Moab’s most spectacular summit in an other-worldly desert landscape! Ancient Art tower arguably holds the most unique summit in the Moab desert. Moderate rock climbing brings us to the “boardwalk”, guarding it’s skinny corkscrew summit perched 500 feet off the…

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              Advanced Climbing – Desert Towers

              6 - 8 Hours

              It is difficult to pass through Moab without your attention being drawn to the myriad of sandstone towers everywhere. For climbers with some experience, climbing a desert tower with one of our climbing guides is perhaps the best way to…

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