Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides 

62 Allegheny Drive

Seneca Rocks, WV 26884

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Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides is an equal opportunity provider and employer, and is a permittee of the Monongahela National Forest.




Introduction to Rock Climbing 
$99 per person

Get outside on the rock! This one-day course at Carderock or Great Falls will introduce you to the fundamentals of outdoor climbing. First-time climbers will learn proper gear use, knots, and belaying and movement techniques, as well as crag etiquette.  This fundamental experience will set you up as a climber to take the next steps in your climbing career.

Earth Treks to Rock  
$99 per person

Are you ready to take your climbing outside the gym? This is the class that will prepare you to make the transition from gym to rock. While climbing at either Carderock or Great Falls, you will take what you have learned in the gym and explore new and different approaches to balance, hand and foot work, and movement on the rock. You will also learn the fundamentals of rappelling with an auto block, an essential outdoor skill.

Top Rope Anchors at Carderock and Great Falls
$99 per person

In this one-day class, you will learn the fundamentals of anchoring, how to assess terrain, and how to build solid, redundant, and efficient top rope anchors using current best practices. The goal of this course is to make you self-reliant and able to build and evaluate your own and other people’s anchors at local DC crags. You will spend the latter part of the day climbing on your own anchors!

Seneca Rocks - Multi-Pitch Prep Day
$99 per person

For many, multi-pitch climbing is the next step in an outdoor climbing journey. This class will teach you the seconding (following) skills you will need to succeed in your first multi-pitch climb to the summit of Seneca Rocks. You will learn the nuances of outdoor belaying and movement, along with other strategies for successful outdoor climbing. This class gives you what you need to make the most out of your first trip to Seneca Rocks with Tom and his crew.

EARTH Treks MemberS



SRMG extends the following discounts to ET members:​

  • 10% off any 2 or 3 person 2-day course. Includes Trad Fundamentals, Lead Climbing, Rock Rescue and Big Wall courses

  • 10% off any 2 or 3 person 2-day Private Guiding



All SRMG/ET courses include a free evening rescue seminar, free camping with showers and bathrooms and a complete kitchen.


For more details or to book, email Tom Cecil at or 304-567-2115.