Rock climbing at Alabama Hills with a local guide, near Lone Pine, CA


Join the certified guides from SWS Mountain Guides as they lead you on this fun, epic and spectacular rock climbing adventure at Alabama Hills, near Lone Pine, California, an area of rocky and other-worldly terrain featuring a huge amount of climbing routes and truly awe-inspiring views out over the desert landscape.

Sierra Nevada (California)

1 Day

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov




  • Rock climb in the unique and fascinating setting of Alabama Hills, California!
  • Climb on over 300 different routes, ranging from beginner to expert levels
  • Admire the jaw-dropping views out over the rocky, desert-like scenery


The Alabama Hills contain some of the most unique and fascinating landscape, scenery and terrain in California, and I will guide you as we rock climb around this region, climbing on the more than 300 routes available to us while also admiring the truly special, other-worldly and quintessentially Californian desert scenery.

The Alabama Hills are a part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California, located not far from the town of Lone Pine. It contains many interesting rock formation with more rounded contours than is usual in the Sierra Nevada, and is increasingly becoming one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the United States.

After meeting in the morning in Lone Pine, we then head out to the Alabama Hills, where initially we will run through all relevant safety gear and information.

We then have almost free reign of the area for climbing, and with over 300 routes available there are climbs for people of all levels of ability, from beginners through to experts. The Joshua Tree-style friction granite is an excellent surface to climb on, and you will be able to complete each climb at your own pace.

Some of the most popular climbs include Jackie’s Crack, Southern Man, Sweet Home Alabama and Blockade Runner.

The views out over the landscape, scenery and terrain take the breath away, with the desert setting making it seem like we are in a Western movie.

By the end of our fun-filled trip you will have experienced some of the best rock climbing in the country, whilst also experiencing one of the most distinctive and special settings possible.

Book now to spend a day rock climbing in the epic and awesome Alabama Hills!


Day 1: Meet, Rock Climb, Finish

Meet in Lone Pine, rock climb all day, finish.



Meeting point

Lone Pine, California, USA


About the guide

Since 1981, we have been California's leader in guided mountaineering. From the Eastern Sierra to Mt. Shasta, we guide all of California 14ners and internationally.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 387 Each

Group of 2

USD 232 Each

Group of 3

USD 232 Each

Group of 4

USD 232 Each

Group of 5

USD 232 Each

Group of 6

USD 232 Each

Group of 7

USD 232 Each

Group of 8

USD 232 Each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee



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