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Welcome to Rifle Canyon and Rifle Climbers Coalition!
Rifle Mountain Park, aka 'Rifle Canyon', aka 'Rifle', is a unique climbing area in the heart of Colorado's high country. It is a special crag on any applicable scale for its incomparable beauty and a choice of aesthetic and hard climbing routes. Climbers will find here the highest concentration of difficulty per single linear mile and one of the friendliest climbers' posses in the world.

Rifle Climbers Coalition is a community-based, non-profit organization representing climbers and managing all climbing-related issues. While you enjoy climbing in Rifle, please respect park regulations and adhere to local community's respectful conduct toward the canyon.

Events 2019
CLIMBERS' FESTIVAL "RENDEZ-SPEW" - September 14, 2019

Are you slacking on the job due to daydreams about awesome sends? Do you lose sleep rehearsing the beta of your newest project? It is definitely Rifleitis. Reduce the symptoms volunteering at the upcoming Rendez-Spew and giving back to the canyon.

This year we will need your help with replacing old hardware, removing trash, rebuilding trails and belay stances. Work crews will gather in the morning (10AM) at the Wicked Cave parking lot. Bring gloves, tools (shovel, pick-axe, loper) and your fresh muscles.

Brush off the holds on at least one route! Any bit helps: one hour, four hours, the whole day.

Afterward, per our tradition join the coalition for beer and wine tasting, food, bonfire, and music, fundraising silent auction and raffle.

RMP Climbers Rules of Conduct
RMP Entry and Camping Fees
New routes, linkups, extensions - last 2 seasons


This website is not a guide to Rifle Canyon. RCC is NOT taking responsibility for the inaccuracy of route information. We encourge you to buy an appropriate guidebook  or to download a corresponding mobile app where you will find all detailed information. Rock climbing is a dangerous sport. Climb safely and responsibly!