Excellence in rock and ice climbing and wilderness medicine instruction.

Why Granite Arches? 

  • A one stop shop for rock climbing classes, ice climbing classes, guided climbs and wilderness medicine classes since 1996--well before the other outfits.
  • Our focus is on YOUR climbing goals, not OUR  climbing accomplishments.
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Group, Lead, Trad, Rescue, AMGA SPI courses in custom locations throughout North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and beyond. 
  •  All Staff AMGA certified with years of experience.  Home of the 2016 Best Guide in the Blue Ridge by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. 
  • Medical courses (WFA, WAFA, and WFR and CLIME®) offered in-house by emergency physician/guide.

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