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I can’t say enough about how amazing our adventure was. It was our first time climbing and Kelly... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
lnickerson88
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Elk Grove, California
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Promptly after booking airfare and accommodations in Joshua Tree I began looking into activities to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Lauren E
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Custom Guided Joshua Tree National Park rock climbing advenutres! Cliffhanger Guides is Joshua Tree's boutique rock climbing guide service. We play with kids age 6 to 100. From beginner family play days to high end technical instruction and multi-pitch rock climbing advenutres. 5 hour 1/2 day, NO time limit full days, private instruction, and gourmet lunches....Company mission statement, "The more you give, the more you get". We look forward to showing you a amazing time in Joshua Tree National Park
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Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about how amazing our adventure was. It was our first time climbing and Kelly made us, especially me, feel at ease and confident in my abilities. We did 4 climbs, last one we got to summit Cap Rock. It was my...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Promptly after booking airfare and accommodations in Joshua Tree I began looking into activities to enjoy while we were in town for the first time. I came across Cliffhanger Guides and promptly booked a half day guided rock climbing experience- I am so glad we...More

Thank Lauren E
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

From registering to climbing to receiving a lovely thank-you email, our experience with Cliffhanger Guides was excellent! All of the logistics of putting the day together were straightforward, and any questions that we had were quickly answered. And once the day finally arrived to climb,...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The Cliffhanger team was terrific from the first email to hug goodbye. When my family (mom, dad, 8 and 7 year olds) arrived for our private climbing trip the gear was organized, everyone knew who we were, paperwork was minimal and in no time we...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have been traveling to Indian Wells for the past 20+ years and have never ventured to visit Joshua Tree. I am relatively new to climbing, but knew on my most recent visit that I wanted to check out JTree and I wanted to go...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We received a prompt, professional and friendly reply to our first inquiry to Cliffhanger Guides and we were hooked. They know how to foster great relationships with their clients and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a great adventure in Joshua...More

Thank Wendy L
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Our guide Kelly rocked! Our party included people who have never climbed outside before as well as people who have. She was able to accommodate both! She was super informative, patient and gave us choices on what we wanted to do. She truly wanted us...More

Thank m r
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Our two guides were amazing and very funny. They helped us learn new things about climbing, and helped us improve on what we already new.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I spent four days of predominantly trad climbing with a remarkable Cliffhanger Guide, Roddy McCalley. First, Roddy evaluated my skill set. Recognizing that I had only been climbing for 3 years, he taught me the basics of "crack," "slab" and "chimney" climbing. Having an encyclopedic...More

Thank srcderm
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

My girlfriend and I went climbing over a weekend with two of their guides and had an absolutely incredible time. We both climb indoors at a gym but really have no experience outdoors on real rocks. They chose the perfect routes for us, making sure...More

Thank Benjamin L
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