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Sylvan Rocks Climbing School

Hill City, SD 57730
+1 605-484-7585
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Best Part of Our Vacation

We tried the 4-hour Discover Climbing as something new. My children, 5 & 8, had the best time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
What an excellent time

We took our 10and 12 yr old grandsons on vacation to the Black Hills area. Our first time rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Don't let you Black Hills vacation be boring. Go rock climbing with us! Adventures for ages 5+(with a participating adult). No experience needed. All rock climbing gear is supplied. Join us at Custer State Park, South Dakota. Call for a reservation and we will meet you at Sylvan Lake for your guided rock climbing tour. Locations at Mount Rushmore and Devils Tower, WY for more experienced climbers. Please reserve as far in advance as possible so that we can best plan to serve you.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hill City, SD 57730
+1 605-484-7585
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried the 4-hour Discover Climbing as something new. My children, 5 & 8, had the best time. There was another family with a younger girl, too. The guides were great at teaching the basics to get you started and helping you find footing on...More

Thank RoadTrippingGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 10and 12 yr old grandsons on vacation to the Black Hills area. Our first time rock climbing ( Nana and Papa are 57). Our guide Nick was so great with us all. A great adventure for all ages!

Thank Kizeka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At ages 62 and 57, there was a bit of "nervous excitement" in spending the day rock climbing, but the 25 year old in the group was rarin' to go. We could not have been happier with Sylvan Rocks, and in particular, our guide, Chris!...More

Thank 4548ring
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I had been climbing indoors for nearly a year and were looking to climb real rock. We'd heard about Sylvan Rocks on earlier visits to the Black Hills and signed up with them for two 6-hour guided sessions. The first day we...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellant trip. The guides were very professional and had each of us on the trip sating that we would come back again. Highly recommeded.

Thank Jack O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third time out to the Needles with Sylvan Rocks. Once again we had an absolutely outstanding time. I climbed there 25 years ago and my (now 16 year old) daughter started climbing indoors several years ago, so these trips allow us to...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided last minute to do this activity and it was a highlight of our trip to the Black Hills. We had 2 parents and 6 kids (ages 17-5) climbing and every one of us loved it and felt successful at the end of our...More

Thank cantwaittogoagain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three days climbing in the Needles with Cheyenne of Sylvan Rocks Climbing School. Me, my wife, and 6yr old daughter absolutely loved it! We're frequent gym climbers, so we're used to climbing in general, but this was our first trip outside. Couldn't have asked...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do when visiting the Black Hills! The kids both said this is the best thing they have ever done. We went with Chris for a 6 hour private climb. He was very clear on safety and we always felt in control....More

Thank r0bstl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience with Sylvan Rocks. Our guide Shankar made our trip awsome and he was extremely helpful. I would highly recommend this to anyone seeking a thrill.

Thank Aaron E
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