Vivid Earth provides guided trips Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Canoeing, Hiking, Outdoor skills, and more. We can also provide instructional classes in any of these areas.
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Whether it's your first time climbing or you're looking to hone your skills & abilities, we can help get you on the rock! Test your strength, finesse, poise, and determination as you scale the heights under your own power. Climbing at Hidden Rocks in George Washington National Forest or Raven's Roost on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Full day and half day available. Ages 8+
Step to the cliff's edge far above the forest floor below and safely lower yourself to the ground. Our staff will keep you safe as you embrace the thrills of rappelling. Rappelling at Hidden Rocks in George Washington National Forest or Raven's Roost on teh Blue Ridge Parkway. Half day only, or combine with rock climbing. Ages 8+
We offer guided canoe trips on the South, James, and S. Fork Shenandoah Rivers in addition to Lake Moomaw, Elkhorn, & Todd Lakes. We’ll provide all the gear you need, shuttles, and a guide to show you a beautiful day on the water. Great for all skill levels. Full-day and half-day trips are available.
We offer canoe instruction for first-time paddlers up to those looking to delve in whitewater. The Shenandoah Valley offers ample opportunity for paddling from Harrisonburg to Lexington, and Charlottesville west to the state line. We’ll find the best location to hone your skills! 1 hour up to a full day. Casey is a Level 4 Canoe Instructor for the American Canoe Association.
Contact us for caving opportunities and a chance to explore the world beneath your feet. Get muddy, crawl, walk, scramble and see beautiful, fragile, remote environments.
Do you want to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty all around us, but are not sure where to start? Vivid Earth will plan a hike for your skill level and desired purpose, offer tips, discuss navigation, and point out local flora & fauna, as you embrace nature under the power of your own two feet. Full-day and half-day hikes.
We'll bring the climbing to you! You provide the tree, and we'll strap on rock holds, build safety systems, and get you climbing in the comfort of your own yard. Contact us for your next party.
Do you want to learn more about fire building or navigating with a map & compass? Maybe you’re interested in knots and rope systems, backpacking, or backcountry cooking. Whatever it is, let us know and we’ll do our best to help you. Whether we can teach it or point you to someone else who can, Vivid Earth wants to help you get outside and be confident out there!