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Rock Climbing trips – Colombia

Take in the dreamy surroundings of the Colombian countryside on an unforgettable rock climbing program!

From Bogota to Cartagena and back down to Cali, the wide variety of terrain and rock make this South American gem one of the most exciting places to climb in the world. Suesca takes the cake as the top climbing spot, but with the immense Andes and a substantial network of caves and canyons, there isn’t an inch of Colombia that isn’t worth its weight in climbing gold.

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Colombia is a tropical country in South America and the southernmost part of Central America. Bordering Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama, the vast geographic range and elevation differences throughout the country make it as diverse as it is beautiful. When it comes to rock climbing and outdoor recreation, Suesca is the most well-known spot, though there are plenty of other great destinations. La Mojarra has over 300 sandstone climbs in the Chicamocha National Park, though its biggest appeal is arguable the jaw-dropping views – consider staying at the Refugio de la Roca. The monolith of El Penol outside of Guatape also has phenomenal granite slabs to climb (as well as an iconic 750-step staircase), all the way up to 120-meter wall.

 

 

Good to Know

 

Weather

This tropical country has a few different climate regions, ranging from rain forest to mountain. Most of the country is within what is known as a warm altitude zone below 1,000 meters, where the temperatures routinely exceed 24 degrees (Celsius). Climbing areas can dip to as low as five degrees Celsius. Dry and hot weather is common in December, January, July, and August, while the rainy season occurs in April, May, October, and November.

Language

Spanish

Currency

Peso (COP)

How to Get There

Colombia has five international airports outside of major cities including Bogota, Medellin, and Baranguilla. Direct flights connect Bogota throughout North, Central, and South America. Domestic flights are available through Viva Colombia Airline. Buses allow access from Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela, and there is even speed boat access via Leticia to Peru and Brazil.

Country Code

+57

Best Time to Visit

Rock climbing is a sport that can be enjoyed year-round in Colombia.

 

 
 

 

What People Say

  • 8 reviews

 

I spent 5 days rock climbing with this guide. It was fantastic! A lot of fun and very safe!
Explore share came through for me! So helpful!
everything was great my guide was a good friend and we had a great climbing day. Thanks
Alex was a wonderful guide. He prioritized safety and suited the day’s activities to match our ability levels and interests.
Climbing in Suesca was a Highlight of our vacation
My trip was awesome! Ricardo was super friendly, knowledgeable in his skills, and made me feel safe in all
3 of the activities. Would totally recommend. Thanks! Mariela
My trip was awesome! Ricardo was super friendly, knowledgeable in his skills, and made me feel safe in all 3
of the activities. Would totally recommend. Thanks! Mariela
Alex is an absolutely amazing guide. Very knowledgeable, safe, strong climber with a great sense of humour. He picked great
climbs for us and taught us many things about outdoor trad climbing. Would highly recommend.
This was a wonderful opportunity to get outdoors close to Bogota. Alex was a fantastic guide, very capable, and
found some routes that fit my abilities and challenged me. It seems that the entire Suesca climbing community knows each other and everyone was super-friendly. I can’t say enough about the day I spent out there, it’s the best day I’ve had climbing in a very long time!
 

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