Established in 1994, we've been teaching climbers how to improve their skills for the last 30 years. We've taught thousands of climbers how to be more skilled, competent and confident through private instruction.
Class of 2023
NRMG Operations Manager, Jeff Hearn
New River Mountain Guides is the premiere rock climbing guide service in the New River Gorge National Park. We've stood the test of time for the last 30 years, while others have come and gone, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality experience, by the highest-trained climbing guides and instructors.
For the complete novice student or the experienced climber who requires additional training, New River Mountain Guides offers the full spectrum of climbing instruction.
We specialize in customized climbing experiences, which are based on your background and goals. This personalized approach gives you the flexibility to learn at a pace that is comfortable for you.
Your instructors are accomplished climbers and patient teachers, who are AMGA CERTIFIED SINGLE PITCH INSTRUCTORS and Wilderness First Responders. To us, climbing isn't just something we do, it's who we are.
We are headquartered upstairs in Water Stone Outdoors, one of the best-stocked climbing shops you'll ever set foot into. It's a gear lovers' dream come true. You can find anything you could ever want from hardware, climbing shoes, camping equipment, outdoor apparel, and tons more.