Looking to learn the ropes? Sawtooth Mountain Guides can teach you the proper way to climb. We focus on safety, technique, proper equipment, and – of course – having fun! Our AMGA-trained instructors are passionate climbers eager to share their knowledge with others. We offer rock and snow climbing courses in the Sawtooths near Stanley, in the Sun Valley area, and in the world-famous City of Rocks. From day-long Intro to Rock Climbing Courses to Snow Climbing, we can show you the way.

Intro to Rock Climbing Course

Intro to Rock Climbing Course

This long-standing course is a comprehensive introduction to the sport of rock climbing.

Lead Climbing 101

Lead Climbing 101

The perfect course for newer rock climbers looking ahead to their first lead.

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