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Indoor Rock Climbing at the Santa Barbara Rock Gym

intermediate rock climbing in santa barbara


Guys love to climb so what better gift to give Dad on Father’s Day then a Rock Climbing Adventure either at the new indoor rock climbing experience, Santa Barbara Rock Gym, or in the great outdoors? Even if dad is not a seasoned rock climber, there are many great spots in Santa Barbara to climb.

New Indoor Climbing Wall

Perhaps you want to keep his adventure inside at the: Santa Barbara Rock Gym. Here, climbers can enjoy a safe environment with helpful staff and plush crash-pad floors. Even seasoned climbers find the variety of bouldering and roped courses challenging at the gym.

Rock Climbing School

The folks at Santa Barbara Adventure Company have a rock climbing adventure that will knock his socks off. Dad’s day will begin with a thorough introduction of the sport. That’s where he’ll learn about climbing techniques, communication signals and terminology from a seasoned guide. After learning all about the sport, the guide will take him to top-rope protected spots around Santa Barbara County. He’ll climb up to 80 feet!

Santa Barbara Adventure Company offers rock climbing for a variety of levels. Trips cost $149.00 per person and include harnesses, helmets, climbing shoes and lunch.

The Best Outdoor Spots for Rock Climbing in and around Santa Barbara

If Dad knows what he’s doing and has all the equipment, you might want to consider joining him for a rock climbing adventure at the Santa Barbara Rock Gym, or outdoors at one of these four spots in and around Santa Barbara:

  • Lizard’s Mouth and the Rock Playgrounds
    Besides dozens of boulders to climb, your dad will enjoy stunning sunset views and secret caves.
  • Painted Cave
    Dad will have to hike to the spot just below the historic site of 800-year-old Chumash cave paintings.
  • Gibraltar Rock
    Just 15 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara you’ll find 4-5 excellent places to rock climb ranging from 60’-100.’
  • Wheeler Gorge
    Plan to spend the entire day at this unique climbing destination. This spot offers a variety of experiences in one beautiful location just 45 minutes away.

Rock climbing either at the new Santa Barbara Rock Gym, or out in the great outdoors are great ways to give dad the day off for an adventure.

On the other hand, if he would rather take an adventure and see what’s on the home market in Montecito, Hope Ranch or any of Santa Barbara’s upscale communities, why not spend the day with me? Give me a call at 805.886.9378 or email me at Cristal(at)montecito-estate(dotted)com and I’ll happily take you and the father in and your family around town to find a new home.

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