Muir Valley

Crown Jewel of the Red River Gorge

Rock Climbing Guides and Guide Services

In alphabetical order:


Appalachian Mountain Guides

Jim Taylor, owner of Appalachian Mountain Guides—in addition to guiding rock climbers—teaches AMGA Single Pitch Instructor courses in Muir Valley and other venues the Red River Gorge. Jim is a world class AMGA Rock Instructor and has guided for many years in Muir Valley.


Fox Mountain Guides

Offers Rock Climbing and Ice Climbing trips and guiding throughout the Southeast including North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia. Tailors to individuals, families and groups. Beginners through to experienced climbers. AMGA-Certified Single Pitch Instructors and Guides. Training of Single Pitch Instructors.


Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides

Rock Climbing Guides.  This locally-owned and operated guide service specializes in guiding and training persons new to the sport. KRAG guides are AMGA-Certified Single Pitch Instructors.


Southeast Mountain Guides

Same professional, friendly experience since 2001. Nicole and Daniel have stepped up from the management position into ownership roles. The world famous Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure is now known as Southeast Mountain Guides. Located in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, these skilled professional guides–-in addition to their spectacular Via Ferrata—offer guided rock climbing, and rappelling and instruction. They also offer guided rock climbing in Seneca, West Virginia, Linville Gorge, North Carolina, Breaks Interstate Park, Kentucky/Virginia, and Jackson Falls, Illinois




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