Sunday, August 15, 2021

Go on an adventure to see the six famous rock formations of Ward Pound Rigde. Visit Indian Rock Shelter, Castle Rock, Bear Rock, Dancing Rock, Raven Rocks, and Spy Rock. See the outcrop used during the Revolutionary War to look out for British soldiers. Climb the Stone Stairway to Heaven. Check out the space local farmers used as a dancing stage during celebrations. And see if you can spot the pteroglyphs left by the native people that lived in the area.

Level: Intermediate (Learn More)

Mileage: 7 miles

Elevation Gain: 1,035 feet

Group Size: 2-9 participants


The North Face, UWS

Check-in Time: 7:30 am

Departure Time: 7:45 am

Return Time: Approximately 5:30 pm


Limited spots remaining

This trip has a $20 limited-capacity charge.

While COVID-19 remains a concern, we are limiting our van capacity to a 10-person maximum, including guides, and leaving the middle seat empty in each row. The trips have a $20 fee to accommodate the changes we need to make for the COVID protocol. The fees will only be in effect while we limit capacity on trips. Learn more about what we are doing to keep everyone safe.


  • Hiking boots (required)
  • Weather-appropriate, moisture-wicking, athletic clothing (no cotton)
  • Wool or synthetic socks (no cotton)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses


  • Lunch
  • Ample Snacks
  • At least three (3) liters of water
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Extra layers to adjust for changing weather conditions
  • Extra pair of wool socks
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • A change of clothes for the ride back (optional)