Get Ready to Climb at Smith Rock
We maintain a 5:1 client to guide ratio. All ages and ability levels welcome.
Rates are per person, for half day or full day. Half days are 4 hours long. Full day trips have no time constraints; but generally go from 6-8 hours.
Number of people in group / price each:
2 people $160 per person
3 people $125 per person
4 people $100 per person
5 to 12 people $85 per person
2 people $140 per person
3 people $95 per person
4 people $80 per person
5 to 12 people $70 per person
Located just 3 miles east of highway 97 in the town of Terrebonne. A brown Smith Rock State Park sign and a yellow traffic light, mark the turn east onto Smith Rock Way. After turning east there are small signs for every turn.
A $5 day use parking permit or a current state park camp receipt available from the self service pay
• An Oregon State Parks Annual pass is $30,
two-year pass is $50, and both are available at the
Welcome Center and online.
• Day-use visitor hours are from dawn to dusk.
• Dogs are allowed, on a leash at all times.
• Bring water bottles. There is water in back of the
visitors center and at the bridge to fill water bottles.
• The park is open year-round
The Redpoint Climbers Supply is the local climbing shop in Terrebonne. Mountain Supply and REI are in Bend
The Redpoint Climbers supply not only is a gear shop but is a great place for a coffee or beer.
There is a full supermarket in Terrebonne – Oliver Lemon for groceries.
Smith Rock State Park has a campground called
The Bivy. Space is available on a first-come first-served basis. There is a central cooking area and a walk-in tent set up area. There is running water and a charging station. Reservations are not accepted. Fees are $8 per person per night. It
includes the parking permit for the next day and use of the showers. No RV’s over 20ft.allowed and no overnight sleeping in vehicles, trailers or campers is allowed
The next closest camping is Skull Hollow
Grasslands National Monument Skull Hollow
Campground, a 10 minute drive east of Smith Rock. This campground has individual campsites, unlike the bivouac area. $8.00 per site. No running Water, No RV hook-ups, Campfires allowed and camping in vehicle is permitted
Smith Rock Casita – a vacation bungalow for two across the street from Smith Rock State Park.
Smith Rock Nest – 3 bedroom vacation home across the street from Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock View – three separate rentals on this a walking distance to Smith Rock State Park 9 acre property
There are more vacation rentals in the area within driving-distance.
There are no hotels in Terrebonne. Redmond has several 2.5 and 3 star hotels. SCP Hotel Redmond is a nicely renovated downtown historic hotel with a rooftop bar 15 min drive to Smith Rock
Bend and Sisters 30 to 45 minute drive to Smith Rock both have a full range of hotels, depending on the experience you are looking for.
Join us for special events – Our special events are for experienced climbers of all levels. They require registration so we know how many people to plan for.
2021 Special Events TBD
Meet Up Location
What to Bring
- Bring water (2 liters minimum each person for hot summer days). Water bottles can be filled at the parking area of Smith Rock State Park.
- a hearty sack lunch and packable snacks.
sunscreen, sunglasses and perhaps a sun hat.
- a backpack; large enough to include, water, lunch, snacks, as well as personal climbing gear (shoes, harness, helmet). If you do not have a suitable backpack, we can provide one. Let your guide know ahead of time.
- extra clothing in case of colder weather.
What to Wear
- Dress for the season and forecasted weather. Wear clothing appropriate for being active outdoors.
- Shorts, tights, loose fitting pants, or sweatpants are appropriate.
It’s always good to have an extra long sleeve layer even in the summer, the shade in the mornings can be cool.
- Outdoor footwear comfortable for hiking and scrambling such as hiking shoes or tennis shoes. Open toed shoes, sandals and flip flops are not recommended!
Why Climb with Chockstone Climbing Guides
3 Question’s when choosing a guide service?
How long has your company been in business?
What is your safety record?
Is this an American Mountain Guide Association – AMGA accredited guide service?
Chockstone Climbing Guides is one of the two accredited services at Smith Rock State Park
We have a flawless safety record with over 20 years in business and offer excellent quality, up-to-date equipment for our clients.
We offer competitive rates when compared to other accredited guide services.
We have a “no charge for bad weather” policy.
We have adopted Smith Rock State Park, in Oregon’s Adopt a Park Program for 9 years. This commitment has meant we actively work in tandem with park rangers to care for the state park
Is a deposit required? Our private guided trips do not require a deposit. Our camps, courses, and groups over 10 require a 50% payment to hold a reservation.
Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellation for any significant medical or other emergency circumstances at any time may be considered for a full or partial refund. Please contact us to discuss options.