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Rock climbing lessons at Mission Gorge in San Diego (Half-day)

Join the AMGA-certified guides of Dynamic Ascents on a captivating half-day program of rock climbing lessons at Mission Gorge in San Diego, set in the Mission Trails Regional Park and its gorgeous scenery to help welcome everyone to the sport with practical and fun instruction.

Duration1/2 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Develop your particular set of skills with professional experts.

  • Take in sweeping views of a beautiful location in San Diego.

  • Open to everyone, from beginning mountaineers to grizzled climbers.

  • In just 4 to 6 hours, you can advance your rock climbing abilities.


Step into the heights of San Diego and take rock climbing lessons at Mission Gorge! This half-day program gives you hours on hours of practical instruction that is tailored to your needs and abilities, making the most of the access and scenery of a Southern California location that is well-known for rock climbing!

Mission Gorge is located northeast part of San Diego, easily accessed from the coastal regions of the city. Mission Trails Regional Park is the largest municipally-owned park in the state, with an abundance of trails and wilderness to witness. From its rock climbing area, you can look out on the stunning chaparral landscape from trad and sport climbing routes.

For burgeoning climbers, this is the perfect place for lessons. So grab one of our guides and spend four to six hours building your foundation and mastering a new skill set on your way to becoming a pro. Our lessons will be designed around your needs and abilities, so everyone is welcome to join no matter where they are in their mountaineering career.

Starting early in the morning, we will take to the rock and its lines – there are nearly 200 routes. You can expect graded climbs from 5.6 to 5.12, with a high number of beginning and intermediate ascents. The area is one of the best for transitioning into outdoor climbing, and its variety allows us to switch up our focus to best fit your needs.

Over the course of four to six hours, you will learn the fundamentals of equipment use and storage, movement on the rock, climbing and safety techniques, and so much more. Our expertise in the region and the sport will definitely help you achieve your climbing goals and keep you excited about improving.

This program is open to everyone. Rock climbing is enjoyed best with a basic fitness level, but even more advanced climbers can have a blast heading up the most difficult lines and mastering the challenges of its harder routes.

Book this amazing half-day rock climbing program at Mission Gorge in San Diego NOW and spend a few hours in a beautiful location taking lessons that will further your skills and passion!

We can also try another beautiful Southern California location with a half-day of rock climbing lessons at Ojai, just outside of Los Angeles in Ventura County!


More info

If you have a group of five (5) or more people, contact us for more information and pricing. A 20% deposit is required at the time of booking to confirm a program.

Meeting point

Most programs meet at Mission Trails Regional Park in San Diego. Contact us upon booking to confirm our meeting point.



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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 155 each

Group of 2

USD 155 each

Group of 3

USD 155 each

Group of 4

USD 155 each

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- Guiding fee

Price details

The price includes the guiding fee and group equipment.

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