Smith Rock, Oregon

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Climb 3,000 Sport, Trad, and Multi-pitch Routes

KAF Climbing Smith Rock

Smith Rock is a world famous climbing destination located in the heart of Central Oregon, near the town of Terrebonne and close to Bend.

Famous for incredible rock, warm weather and stellar scenery, there isn’t much more that you’ll be left wanting from Smith! Sport climbing was revolutionized at Smith Rock; the first place in the United States where rock faces were bolted, and to this day, it continues to be a world-renowned climbing destination with something for everyone.

With stellar face-climbing on welded tuft, strenuous crack climbing on columnar basalt, and breathtaking views of the Oregon high desert, it’s easy to wonder why you are always able to find an empty route at Smith. But luckily, you are. 

With over 3,000 documented routes, you will always find something new – in addition to some shade or sun, depending on what you desire!

KAF Adventures offers a wide range of climbing courses and custom climbs for all skill levels at Smith Rock, each one being well-suited to show the diverse strengths of this amazing area.

Smith Rock
At a Glance…

Rock Type:
Welded tuff, columnar basalt
Typical Routes: Single- and multi-pitch, bouldering, cracks, faces, all of the above
Ratings Range: Easy fifth class to 5.14
Number of pitches: Bouldering and single pitch through about six pitches

One unique experience we are currently offering is our Smith Rock Weekend!

Drive up on Friday during the day, or at night, and climb with us for the weekend.

Join Kaf Adventures for a weekend at beautiful Smith Rock State Park. Whether you are new to climbing or looking to progress into advanced multi-pitch techniques, this is the weekend trip for you.

We offer this trip as an open format climbing session where there is no set curriculum, rather, KAF Adventures will provide professional instructors to supervise and provide a positive and supportive learning environment.  KAF Adventures will also provide all the necessary group climbing gear; enabling you to practice without having to invest hundreds of dollars in equipment.

Come with an open mind to climb, learn and meet new friends. This trip is all about community and collaboration. Really a fun climbing weekend with new friends!

What is Included:

  • 3 Full Days of climbing, or just come for the weekend.
  • Breakfast and Dinner for Friday night – Sunday morning
  • Group cookwear
  • All group climbing equipment
  • professional guidance
  • World Class rock climbing
  • the flexibility to practice where you are at

What is NOT included:

  • Lunches (please bring snacks and stuff to keep you moving throughout the day)
  • Personal Climbing equipment (Helmet, Harness, Rock Shoes, Day backpack) Rentals are available
  • Shelters and Sleep systems (Tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, Luxury RV) Rentals are available


***Please note that custom courses can be created at any time***

Want to climb some incredible basalt columns? Checkout Tieton River Gorge

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!


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