Youth Expeditions

New River Gorge, WV


Recommended for kids aged 9 to 15

Our New River Rock Trip is a great introduction to outdoor rock climbing, hiking and camping for young climbers. Located in Fayetteville, WV, the New River Gorge is one of the best climbing areas in the East Coast! With over 3000 routes to choose from, the New has the greatest variety of routes, for all skill levels, of any climbing area in the country. Skills covered include: top rope climbing, basic rappelling, knot tying and basic rope skills, leave no trace hiking and camping ethics, and general outdoor climbing safety.

Climbers will also, of course, have a chance to test their climbing skills on real rock, learning improved technique and a repertoire of moves that will improve their overall ability and confidence as climbers.

*This trip has pre-requisites: Involvement in PRG Youth Programs, Adequate climbing experience &/or PRG Top Rope Certification is required.
Email to inquire about eligibility and trip logistics.


$715 per climber  Pay $665 when you register and put down a deposit by December 31st, 2021!  


Trip #1: July 25-29, 2022
Trip #2: Aug 1-5, 2022
Trip #3: Aug 8-12, 2022

Departure and Return Times TBA
This trip leaves from and arrives back to PRG Oaks.


Call 877-822-7673 to register.


Trip Includes:

  • Three full days of guided climbing, hiking, and instruction
  • Transportation
  • Camping Accommodations
  • Meals

Travel, Camping, Meals, and Gear

PRG provides all transportation, camping accommodations, and meals for all participants. Participants are strongly encouraged to provide their own climbing gear, however, PRG may be able to provide climbing gear on request.

Youth NRG Expedition FAQ

  • Is Travel Included?

    Yes! We provide transportation to and from the expedition site.

    For a more detailed trip outline complete with travel information, email us.

  • Are Meals Included?

    Yes! Meals are included in the cost and will be provided.

    For a more detailed trip outline complete with information on meals, email us.

  • What Are The Accommodations?

    We will be camping in the great outdoors! Camping fees are included in the cost.

    For a detailed trip outline complete with camping information, email us.

  • What Should We Bring?

    We provide all registrants with a packing list for our outdoor trips to make planning as easy as possible.

    For a more detailed trip outline complete with a packing list, email us.

  • What Happens If It Rains?

    Rain is an (un)fortunate part of outdoor climbing! If it rains, your coaches will have an array of ‘rain-friendly’ back-up plans to keep the trip interesting and fun.

    This trip will run as scheduled, rain or shine. For this reason, no refunds are given due to inclement weather.

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