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The Midwest's Tree Climbing and Rock Climbing School

Vertical Voyages is the Midwest's trusted source for learning the techniques needed for climbing rock, and canopy climb safely. Graduates of our classroom education have gone on to climb rock across the world. We offer education sessions for unexperienced climbers to seasoned professionals. Our mission is to bring the sport of climbing to adventurers of all ages so that people learn how to have an experience that is intimate and positive with nature. Our local climbs are in Southern Illinois and Missouri, the heart of the Midwest climbing scene. We also offer trips to other famous climbs to experienced climbers. Contact us today to schedule your session with Vertical Voyages today!

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Leave No Trace - Center for Outdoor Ethics
Respect Wildlife is the 6th of Seven Leave No Trace Principles.   Humans can unknowingly cause distress to animals by exhibiting the following
Climbing Conditioning Essentials for Down-Time
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Join Us in Red Rock Canyon Nov 14-23
Visit beautiful Red Rock Canyon, Nevada with Vertical Voyages! Vertical Voyages is joining Mountain Skills in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada.   This is the
Fall 2014 Newsletter
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Climbing Multipitch Routes is Big Adventure
One of the most exhilarating parts of rock climbing is ascending multipitch routes, getting high on the side of a steep cliff, far above the forest