Guided Rock Climbing in North Carolina, NC near Asheville and Brevard
They have developed their skills through participation in formal climbing courses, practical work, and personal experience on North Carolina’s rock and rock climbing routes around the world. They hold advanced medical wilderness certifications and have been trained in high angle rescue skills.
Pura Vida Adventures’ outpost is located on Hendersonville Highway (Hwy 64) just seconds from the entrance to Pisgah National Forest and Brevard, North Carolina . Situated just outside Brevard, our location is convenient to Asheville, Hendersonville, Greenville/ Spartanburg and the surrounding areas.
We typically climb at Looking Glass Rock, Cedar Rock, and Pilot Rock. All three of these climbing areas are a short drive from our outpost, Brevard, and Asheville North Carolina.
Our guided climbing programs range to suite the needs of everyone, from novice scramblers to experienced climbers, and can be combined as part of any other activity to create a complete day.
All gear is provided . All participants are required to wear helmets.
Discover North Carolina Rock Climbing and Rappelling
Our guided half-day beginner climbing and rappelling program emphasizes safety, instruction, and fun.
Perfect for beginners, no experience necessary, this is a great way for family or friends to spend a morning or afternoon discovering the sport of rock climbing and rappelling while vacationing in the Asheville or Brevard North Carolina area. Great trip for families with kids ages 5-14, as well as participants who are a bit afraid of heights.
Participation age is five and up.
$170 /for the first person
$35 / Each added person up to 6
Explore North Carolina Rock Climbing and Rappelling Program
Like the Discover North Carolina program, this full-day of climbing and rappelling emphasizes safety, instruction, and fun. It is a great way for people to experience climbing and rappelling and also explore their ability and interest in the sport.
$250 /for the first two people
$50 / each additional person up to 6
contact us for group rates/discounts for 7 or more people
Our North Carolina Adventure climbing program is for climbers with some experience looking for further instruction and a multi pitch climbing experience.
This guided program can focus more on the instruction of anchor building or a multipitch climbing experience based on the needs and wants of the participant.
The program emphasizes safety, instruction, knowledge, and fun.
$350 /for the first person
$100 each additional person up to three people
Limit of 3 participants. Participation age is 15 and up.
Multipitch climbing and instruction. Great for experienced participants
wanting to experience more than top roping. A great course for participants looking to aspire to greater heights as a climber.
No experience necessary
2 Day Rock Climbing Program
This course is designed to provide you with competence and confidence on ropes basic rock climbing skills. It covers all skills beginning climbers should learn including proper gear and how it should be rigged, belaying and rappelling techniques, knots, prussic knots, and climbing techniques.
The second day goes into natural and artificial anchor building for top rope set up. This program also allows for a sufficient amount of climbing time to gain additional climbing experience. Accommodations not provided.
Adventure Racing Program
Let us certify you for your next big adventure race!
Our guided half-day rappelling program emphasizes safety, instruction, and fun.
Not interested in climbing but want to do some rappelling , this is your program
Perfect for beginners, no experience necessary, this is a great way for family or friends to spend a morning or afternoon rappelling while vacationing in the Asheville or Brevard North Carolina area.
Participation age is five and up.
$225 /for up to 3 people
$75 / Each added person after 3 people
Pura Vida Adventures Canyoneering programs are a combination of climbing, rappelling, waterfalls, swimming holes, and rock climbing. If you want a true multi sport adventure this trip is for you.
Discover Canyoneering (1/2 day)
This program is focused toward families, groups, and other who have experienced rock climbing and want a bit more adventure. It is also for any person or group looking for a unique adventure that combines climbing, rappelling, and water activities.
$125/a person groups of 3 or less
$100 /per person if you have a group of 4 or more
Suggested Program for Youth and Families
This is our full day canyoneering experience. Participants should be in good physical shape and consistently maintain a high level of fitness. This trip is 5-6 hours of climbing, rappelling, bouldering, and “full on adventure.
$150 per person minimum of 2ppl, maximum of 6ppl Participation age is 12 and up.
This is a premier multisport activity. Combine hiking, fixed ropes climbing, rock climbing, and rappelling for the perfect adventure. Enjoy spectacular views and experience the freedom of visibility that the views from the top of the rock provides. This trip is a great alternative to multipitch climbing if you lack the experience of multipitch climbing or have a group exceeding 3ppl. Experience climbs up to 175 ft in length and a 350 ft multipitch rappel.
$150 a person great alternative to our adventure canyoneering program during the cooler months. age limit 12yrs old
We offer the best group rates/discounts for climbing. Group rock climbing rates start at 7 people. Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or 772-579-0005 to get a quote for your group. Prices start at $400
I hope you have a wonderful day and weekend, and thank you for providing a great service!
—Pam Eskridge (Explore Climbing Participant)