From 10-foot boulders to 3,000-foot big walls, our nation has some of the best stone on Earth. Here, we’ve listed the top rock climbing areas in the United States. These crags have tons of diverse, accessible, and high-quality routes. This group is limited to routes you can climb with your hands and protective gear, and the grade ranges only include the climbing style for which each location is best known. These destinations may have beginner climbs below the 5.6 level, that’s just where we drew the lower limit. In case it rains, we also included the best rock gyms.
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