Spring, 2023

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Call/text: 805-850-8364

Ojai Rock Climbing has been Ventura County’s leading provider of rock climbing adventures and instruction for over a decade.
We offer unparalleled area knowledge and expertise and pride ourselves in our reputation for professionalism. Each trip is fully insured. All guides hold certification with the American Mountain Guides Association and NOLS, the most respected certifying bodies in mountain adventure.
Ojai Rock Climbing is the only local guide service owned by an area native, and our intimate relationship with our mountains is reflected in every outing. We offer custom trips and instruction in Ojai, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, as well as remote trips in Joshua Tree and beyond.

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— Covid 19 Update — 7.1.22 —

All guides are fully vaccinated and boosted.

About Our Trips:

•Ojai Rock Climbing has a flawless safety record.

•First timers and kids welcome.

•Trips include equipment rental, full custom lunch, personalized instruction, and site tour.

• All guides hold certification with the American Mountain Guides Association as well as with NOLS.

Types of Outings:

Discovery – Designed for first timers, kids, and families. All ages and abilities.

Outdoor Basics – For climbers with some indoor climbing experience.

Learn to Lead, Traditional – For climbers looking to gain traditional skills, as required in areas like Joshua Tree and Yosemite.

Learn to Lead, Sport – Skills for climbing ‘sport routes’.

Multipitch – learn the skills required to complete multipitch routes.

Rigging Top Ropes – Skills for building top rope anchors.

Rigging Traditional Anchors – Skills for building anchors for traditional routes.

Rappelling – Learn to rappel safely and confidently.

Learn from a full time, professional climbing guide with extensive experience and dozens of ‘first ascents’.


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Remote trips are available.

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  Ojai Rock Climbing is owned by Alex Bury, who also serves as lead guide. An Ojai native, Alex began climbing locally more than twenty years ago. Since then, he has become a foundation in the Ojai climbing community, pioneering dozens of new technical routes throughout the Ojai backcountry. His résumé of first ascents includes everything from multipitch traditional lines to sport routes. Alex’s knowledge of Ojai climbing areas is unmatched.

Alex is a member of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) and an alumnus of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). He has completed the AMGA Rock Guide Course for multipitch guiding, the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor program, and holds current Wilderness First Responder certification (NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute).