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Outstanding and attentive guide

Nelson is a full AMGA guide and is very attentive to safety and education. He also really loves to... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Janie H
It is not easy to send your 15 year old climbing with a stranger...

Nelson did a fantastic job from start to finish. He was very easy to get a hold of by phone... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Portland, Oregon
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We readily offer guided one on one rock climbing experiences, or guided rock climbing experiences in groups of up to six clients in Joshua Tree National Park. We love larger groups, but we need a little more time to make arrangements for your...more
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61117 Navajo Trl, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-3151
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Nelson is a full AMGA guide and is very attentive to safety and education. He also really loves to climb and share his passion for climbing. Great experience!

Thank Janie H
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Nelson did a fantastic job from start to finish. He was very easy to get a hold of by phone, answered all my questions. Was very responsive and prompt with all e-mails. All of his gear was located in his home office which made it...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Nelson Day is fun, experienced, safe, professional and awesome! My daughter, who is very experienced, and I, who have no experience, both had a great time. Highly recommended. We will definitely work with Nelson again.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Joshua Tree is a Rock Climbing Haven ... Perfect place for all levels. The Climbing Guides are simply the best. Nelson and his team was super encouraging and kept us safe and laughing. We were challenged and had the best day with them. I highly...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We have worked with The Climbing Life Guides for 3 years in a row because they are so awesome! Nelson is really patient, thorough and clearly knows his stuff! This year, the weather was cloudy and rain was in the forecast so The Climbing Life...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Super organized and helpful! I found them very easy to book with and organize and they were super accommodating. Molly was our guide and she was awesome. As an old climber I was super impressed and had so much fun getting on the rock again....More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was my first trip to Joshua Tree park and a friend suggested I do rock climbing there. Turns out Joshua Tree Park is the perfect place to do rock climbing, so I highly recommend to do rock climbing on your next trip to JT....More

Thank Maxim N
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Our family had a great time with The Climbing Life Guides in Joshua Tree this week. Although we consider ourselves to be somewhat adventurous, we had never rock climbed before and knew this was the thing to do in Joshua Tree. We searched Tripadvisor for...More

Thank OurEdventures
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I hired the climbing life guides for 2 weeks of rock climbing in Joshua tree and it was an amazing experience!! Everything from the communication to our day out felt organized. My guides were all very experienced and I felt really safe with them. I...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nelson is so professional and very experienced. My friend and I hired him for a half day of climbing and he found us a great spot and set up ropes for us to do 4 different routes. He was giving us tips throughout on our...More

Thank Kristie M
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Roland Z
2 April 2015|
Response from Nelson D | Property representative |
Hi Roland! Clients are always welcome to park their vehicles at my home office while we are out climbing for the day.