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Sylvan Rocks Climbing School

Hill City, SD 57730
+1 605-484-7585
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Hill City, SD 57730
+1 605-484-7585
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went out with Taylor for an 8-hour day. While we are both beginners at climbing, we are at different levels of training and experience. Taylor led us on climbs that were fun and challenging for both of us while adjusting his...More

Thank Adrian J
Stisser, Head Rope Washer at Sylvan Rocks Climbing School, responded to this review

I like the 'rock climbing for everyone' slogan. Nearly as good as the "climb now, work later" of the gear company DMM. Super glad you both had a good time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had Taylor as a guide and he was enthusiastic and encouraging. I had a 1 on 1 booking but will be going again with one of my friends who is interested as well. Taylor knew I am interested in learning to lead eventually and...More

Thank Lucky C
Stisser, Capt of the Rope Washing Squad at Sylvan Rocks Climbing School, responded to this review

Lucky C. Glad you had a good day out with Taylor. Best of luck getting out there and learning more about climbing. Hopefully this will be the start of a lifetime of adventure.

Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had no experience climbing prior to this & had a slight fear of heights. Daryl took me climbing around the sylvan lake & words can't describe how awesome it was! I couldn't have asked for a better guide. Daryl is a personable guide with...More

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Stisser, Deputy rope washer at Sylvan Rocks Climbing School, responded to this review

KH...That was strong work out there Saturday. I must tell you that your stories will inspire me....Thanks for being a farmer! But try not to work to hard. Thanks again for joining us for some fun. Looking forward to getting you up the Tower when...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

i had a blast doing this! Highlight of my trip! We had a great guide who made it a lot of fun for all of us.

Thank mayalarson278
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Jeff Llewellyn was our guide for both days and did a fantastic job, although he still tells the same jokes he is a blast to spend a couple days climbing with, his professionalism is outstanding never did we feel there was any need for concern...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I wanted to test and expand my climbing skills and Jeff did an excellent job during my 8 hour lesson. Jeff reviewed my current skills and chose appropriate crags to accomplish my goals. Jeff was great and I hope to followup with a trip to...More

Thank letsgo04
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Our guide was Taylor, he did a great job of explaining everything first-time rock climbers needed to know. The rocks he chose to have us climb were perfect for our level. We had a lot of fun. I would definitely do it again.

Thank Jmparker
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My 17 year old and 12 year old granddaughters wanted to learn to rock climb. We went on the 6 hour lesson and Cheyenne was the instructor. He was very professional and I felt very comfortable that the two girls were safe even though they...More

Thank Fancyceleste
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went here on our SD trip. We learned some climbing skills and were supplied with the proper gear. Just make note that this is not in Hill City as tripadvisor has it marked. We only climbed one rock with no rewarding view at the...More

Thank Cmkastanek
Reviewed 8 August 2016

On 8/3/16 I achieved one of my long time life goals of reaching the summit of Devil's Tower. I achieved this goal with my 12 year old son and with the guidance and leadership of Sylvan Rocks Guide Taylor. Reaching the summit was absolutely amazing!...More

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