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Mt. Lemmon is a fruit basket of climbing, so go bananas for this short and sweet climbing experience. With the highest concentration of climbing routes in the whole of Arizona, opt for quick single-pitch climbs or spend some time on peaches and cream multi-pitches. Depending on your chosen elevation, you also get to choose your backdrop: a desert environment or perennial forests. No matter how busy you are, you can definitely squeeze in several hours of rock climbing on Mt. Lemmon!
57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity.
We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re traveling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures in Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, please refer to Arizona Office of Tourism or Arizona’s Travel Advisories.
Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!
What you get on this adventure:
What’s not included:
If you can climb a ladder, you’re good to go. Being in good shape is always a plus but far from necessary. Rock climbing is all about using good movement technique rather than muscling up a cliff using brute strength. To ensure you have a fun day, your guide will choose routes that best suit your skill and fitness level.
No prior experience is necessary for rock climbing on Mt. Lemmon. Whether you’ve never donned a harness or you’re a seasoned climber, a guide will help you meet your individual objectives. Since there are many great climbing areas on Mt. Lemmon, your guides will create a personalized climbing trip that caters to your skillset and aspirations. Above all, your instructor’s number one priority is your safety. As long as you listen to the given instructions, you’ll succeed in completing your climb.
All technical climbing equipment will be provided by your guiding service. However, if you have your own gear, feel free to bring it. You’ll need:
Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season. Layers are best and don’t wear jeans.
Group sizes and prices:
Climbing adventure on Mt. Lemmon can be arranged for bigger groups. Contact us prior to booking.
Min. age requirements:
If your group has climbers under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.
To get to Mt. Lemmon, most people fly into Tucson International Airport, which is a 20-minute drive from the city center.
You’ll meet your guide at LeBuzz Caffe, 9121 E Tanque Verde Rd #125, Tucson, AZ 85711. The guide will choose the appropriate terrain dependent on conditions and the ability of the group.