Techniques on how to safely lower yourself on vertical wall
Hands-on & fun experience with an expert instructor
Photo opportunities while climbing & of signature landscape
All skill levels welcome, from beginner to intermediate
Granite rock formations in Joshua Tree National Park
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided rappelling lesson in Joshua Tree
All equipment, including harness, shoes, helmet, and ropes
Live tour commentary provided in English
Commentary in Spanish is available with advance notice
Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee or Annual Pass
Know Before You Book
Children 9 and younger are not allowed.
If you are 17 or younger, you must have your parent's or guardian's permission.
If you have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.
You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
You do not need previous rock climbing experience.
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
What you can expect
Channel your inner outdoor adventurer and learn the ropes (so to speak) during a fun and exciting rappelling adventure. Discover how to use your harness and equipment to perfect the technique of rappelling down a vertical wall, an essential skill for rock climbers of any skill or experience level.
Meet up with your guide in Joshua Tree, a mecca for the global rock climbing community. Whether you're a climbing pro or brand new to the sport, your guide can help you get situated and comfortable with all the equipment and information you need before getting started.
Slip into a harness and get ready to put your vertigo to the test as you learn all the skills to lower yourself down a vertical wall backwards. Do as many rappels as possible to get totally comfortable with the equipment and the sensation, and pose for plenty of pictures with the rugged terrain of the national park as your backdrop.
Two (2) person minimum per booking is required.