The Shortest Route to the Vast Views atop the Rims is the Vertical One
There are many paths along Billings iconic Rimrocks – ancient sandstone formations that encircle the state’s largest city some 500 feet below. However, the route that inarguably packs the highest serving of adrenaline is the vertical one.
Navigating the steep faces of the Rims has been a favorite of visitors with a passion for climbing for decades. And the reward once you reach the summit is views that stretch for miles into clear Montana skies.
But before you start up to the summit, please check in with a local guide to get a local’s perspective on the dos and don’ts of climbing in Billings. Stop in at Steepworld Climbing & Fitness, where local experts can prepare you with all equipment and guidance you need to conquer the Rims. Even if you’re new to the sport and not yet ready to tackle a challenging climb, you can hone your skills at their indoor climbing walls in anticipation of your next visit.
You also can check out The Base Camp for even more gear to suite your needs and preferences.