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Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, Full Day Beginner Rock Climbing

Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, Full Day Beginner Rock Climbing | United States

Join AMGA certified instructor Lester for a half-day rock climbing trip at the beautiful and fun Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, USA.



1/2 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug




* Enjoy some great rock climbing at the Seneca Rocks in West Virginia.

* Gaze at the stunning natural landscapes.

* There are plenty of easy routes that are ideal for beginners.


For a half-day, I would like to guide you on an unforgettable rock climbing adventure on the Seneca Rocks.

Located in West Virginia, the Seneca Rocks is a gorgeous crag. A landmark in West Virginia, people from all over visit this great climbing spot. And on this trip, I would like to give you the opportunity to enjoy it for yourself!

Incredibly scenic, in addition to the thrill of the climbs you’ll get to enjoy, the views you will get of the natural landscape make this trip well worth it. And if a half-day adventure isn’t enough for you, there is also the option to make it a full day trip as well.

Due to the size of the Seneca Rocks, there are a number of easy routes. And since the purpose of this trip is to help beginners have a great experience, you can rest assured that we will find the perfect spot for you. Moreover, this trip is also open to children as well. So if you want a great outdoor family excursion, this trip will be perfect for you.

And if you happen to have a very large group, there are other great climbing spots just a few miles down the road. Just let us know, and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.

Do you want to enjoy some great rock climbing in West Virginia? Then go where the climbing is best: the Seneca Rocks. Just send me a request, and let the adventure begin.

I can also take you on another half-day rock climbing trip at the Hidden Rocks in Virginia on this trip.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes harnesses, helmets, climbing ropes and climbing shoes. There is also a full day option for this trip. The prices (which are all in USD) are 277 for 1 person, 153 per person for 2 people, 102 per person for 3 people, 83 per person for 4 people, 77 per person for 5 people, 74 per person for 6 people, 71 per person for 7 people and 69 per person for 8 people.


More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: hiking shoes, lunch, 2 water bottles (plastic, not glass), backpack, bug repellent, camera, sunblock and medical form and participant agreement.

Meeting point

The Seneca Rocks.

About the guide

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Single Pitch Instructor

I am an avid climber and backpacker who loves taking people outdoors. For more than 30 years, I have been leading wilderness adventures in my backyard here in Virginia and West Virginia.

In addition to being an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor, I am also a certified member of the Professional Climbing Instructors' Association and a Wilderness First Responder. I have done cave rescue training with the National Cave Rescue Commission and am a proud member of the National Speleological Society.

I have published two editions of CLIMBING ROCKingham County, a guidebook of local crags around Harrisburg, VA. I also share my thoughts with fellow outdoor lovers and leaders via my quarterly newsletter "GUYdelines".

I very much enjoy working with young people and supporting the next generation of outdoor leaders.

Come and join me for a climb here in the Appalachians anytime. I look forward to showing you all of the best local spots!



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What people are saying about Lester



My partner and I did a half day climb with Lester in Shenandoah NP and we absolutely loved our experience! Lester was incredibly kind, knowledgeable, and is very keen on safety, which is what we were looking for. He had remarkable knowledge of the park and the routes around it and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience from start to finish. We highly, without any reservation recommend booking an activity with Lester!



We went out rock climbing with Lester and he did a great job instructing us through our first experience rappelling. His emphasis on safety was much appreciated and he provided ample time to enjoy the views while hanging out on the rocks. He also had lots of interesting information about the area and some of its geographic features. All in all, we highly recommend taking a trip with Lester as he will make sure you have a great time.



Lester was amazing and I would highly recommend using him for your climbing adventures in the area. Highly knowledgeable and catered the trip to what we wanted and were looking for



Lester was great. He has excellent knowledge of the climb and was super excited informative about exactly what to do an how to do it. He made the climbing challenging enough but not overwhelming. Also made sure everything was within my comfort zone with the safety systems, instructions and back-ups. Great first outdoor wall climbing experience, would easily recommend it.



Lester was excellent! We were a youth group from church of 14 teenage girls. We covered safety of equipment and nature around us, the beauty surrounding us, and had an amazing experience conquering our fears.

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