Contrary to what one might assume, rock climbing is not the opposite of rock tumbling, though it is still inadvisable to enjoy both activities concurrently. Learn to tumble upward with today's Groupon: for $75, you get a half-day of rock-climbing instruction from Stone Free Climbing (a $150 value).
Stone Free Climbing's veterans of verticality guide small classes up local rock faces, while ensuring a safe and accessible experience. A trio of certified instructors takes each intrepid troop of up to eight climbers on a four-hour trip up the Ozone crag or the Broughton Bluff, which sport a multitude of climbing routes in a wide range of difficulties. These gravitational gauntlets challenge climbers of all skill levels, and the personalized attention from the instructors ensures that even beginners can savor the taste of victory. Classes are held daily from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Stone Free Climbing
At Stone Free Climbing, rock climbing isn't an indoor sport. The company's experienced guides lead day and weekend trips to natural rock formations, such as Smith National Park's volcanic tuft. Each trip accommodates new and seasoned climbers alike, and adventurers can leave their suction clogs at home since all necessary gear is provided. To prep ambitious scalers for solo jaunts, the Stone Free Climbing experts also lead mountain navigation courses, teaching students to use GPS equipment, find routes, and read topographical maps.