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Rock Climbing

Any climbing fanatic will tell you that Western North Carolina has a reputation as a premier rock climbing destination. Brevard’s natural formations offer challenging slopes and incredible scenery to everyone from the novice to the seasoned climber. Looking Glass Rock, one of Brevard’s most popular and scenic climbing rocks, has single to eight pitch climbs of up to 600 feet and difficulty ratings from 5.4 to 5.13. So find a guide, get your gear, and pick a rock that will challenge your limits and give you an extraordinary look at Brevard’s mountain views. 

Rock Climbing Resources

If you need to buy or rent equipment, hire a guide service, or need some advice about Brevard’s best climbing, these outfitters will be glad to help you out.

  • Looking Glass Outfitters
  • Appalachian Mountain Institute
  • Backcountry Outdoors
  • Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School
  • Pura Vida Adventures

Climbing Locations

  • Looking Glass Rock
  • Cedar Rock
  • Rumbling Bald
  • The Chimneys
  • Table Rock
  • Whiteside Mountain
  • Laurel Knob