California Institute of Technology

Local Area Guide

This page has information on local (and not-so-local) areas for rock climbing, hiking, mountaineering, canyoneering, caving, skiing, backcountry skiing and ice climbing. And yes, we recognize this page is incomplete and always will be, so please send (nice) suggestions about areas to add, or information to change. To navigate, see the links in the right column.

Rock Climbing Areas


Other activities [i.e. hiking, canyoneering, caving, skiing, ice climbing]

Hot Springs

Indoor Rock Gyms


SoCal Ice NEW!