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Rock Climbing the Nose at Looking Glass Rock

Rock Climbing: Experience Rock Climbing on one of the areas most iconic features Looking Glass Rock.  Looking Glass provides excellent climbing opportunities for any one from beginner to experienced.  Spend the morning, on a steep approach hike of about 1.5 miles then learn proper climbing techniques and scale walls from 45- 100 ft in height.  Catch breathtaking views of the Pisgah National Forest from the top of the climbs.  Finish the morning session with a 1.5 mile hike back to the truck where your lunch awaits.

Mountain Biking

Looking Glass Rock

Mountain Biking options available 

Pisgah National Forest has been recognized by many as one of the best places to mountain bike east of the Mississippi River.  The beginner/intermediate single track of Cove Creek Trail located in Pisgah National Forest is not for the faint of heart, but it is a great ride for anyone looking for a bit of an adrenaline fix.  The long downhill single track trail  will allow participants to experience minimal climbing while cruising through “Mountain Biking heaven”.  The trip also allows participants to visit multiple waterfalls along the route providing some showering opportunities.
Experience Looking Glass Rock like never before by rope and wheel.
Trip includes professional guide for climbing and mountain biking, all climbing equipment, bike rental, bike helmet, rock climbing at Looking Glass Rock, and mountain biking Pisgah’s world class single track.
Cost $250 a person.
Age 12 and up
Trip Length 6-8 hours
We recommend this trip for participants with a moderately high levels of fitness and above.

Pura Vida Adventures has been developing innovative guided mountain adventures in the Pisgah National Forest since 2006 and before. We are excited to provide this new adventure for participants interested in seeing the Pisgah National Forest by ropes and wheel.