Beyond the Guidebook: The Definitive Rock Climbing Resource.

• Find outdoor climbing areas near you, and navigate to them, using the map. This super-handy new feature is one of our personal faves.
• The much requested route finder: Easily sort routes by discipline, difficulty, star ranking and more. If a 4-star M9 is your thing, we'll help you find it.
• Search our entire database of 155,000+ climbing routes, even offline.
• Download route beta, photos, and topos state by state for offline use — because the best crags often have the worst reception.
• View a climbing area’s route stats (how many 5.11s are there?) and critical info (when is the raptor closure again?) in a single glance.
• Chat, ask questions, or put out a call for partners in our forum.
• Rate routes and photos, keep track of attempts & sends, or make a to-do list
• It's free to download and free of advertising too. Everything you need, nothing you don't.

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What’s New

Version 4.2.0

Mountain Project now allows you to see approach trails! There is also a fix for an issue that affected viewing images for some users.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
999 Ratings

999 Ratings

D Masta ,

Needs some fixes

Most comprehensive climbing app I’m aware of. Pretty much every climber uses it and saves carrying up a guidebook.
Needs some fixes tho, comments always dory oldest first, and offers no way to change it. Went to a local crag and ended up taking a nasty trail that has been marked as “closed” in new comments, but 12 year old comments were what showed up first and took me the wrong way.
Photos are also difficult to view, and I still can’t figure out the proper motion to open their descriptions (helpful for topo labeling). Just make it so you tap and they expand.
Would love if they could help make identifying routes in areas easier, so everyone isn’t playing the “what are you on? Okay what’s next it? Is that on MP?” game trying to figure out what they’re climbing. Maybe add a feature where users can submit a specific photo for the belay spot?

Cramdor ,

Great App!

For climbers, there is really nothing else unless you want to pay the money for a guide book everywhere you go. Mountain project really has an amazing amount of climbing to look into and find for what it is.

The only reason I didn’t do a full 5 stars would be the apps user friendliness. It has been getting consistently better but in my opinion one of the biggest benefits of the app is photos and often my app glitches and won’t save the photos even after they are downloaded for offline viewing (most places I climb don’t have service).

Other than that they have made some other big improvements like book marking and i hope more people continue to use it so it can be even more useful.

Jajew ,

So disappointing.

I've been using the old version of this app for years and loved it. I got a new phone and downloaded the new version and could not be more disappointed.

It's obvious a lot of money has been injected into the app, but overall the usability has taken a nose dive. It simply has not taken in climbers into consideration on use patterns.

It runs slower, navigation is awkward and weirdly goes all the way back to the state instead of area. I miss the simple and quick hierarchy without the glitchy interfaces to navigate to a wall.

You can't download a single area and are forced to get a whole state which is ridiculous when visiting a single locale in, say, California.

Automatic updates of downloaded areas when you open the app is unnecessary (that first ascent and comments in the last 3 weeks won't change my climbing plans) eats data and slows the downloading of areas I actually want to see.

I literally can't help but curse every time I try and use this app. All the data has been there and was easily accessible and has just been ruined by trying to look good and bloated down with unnecessary features.


Recreational Equipment, Inc
156 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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