Please keep our beloved boulder field as beautiful as you found it: pack out what you pack in. Climbers have designated parking at the Montlake Golf Clubhouse. Please register inside and remember that rates and hours may vary by season. Chalk, guidebook, crash pad rentals, snacks, drinks, and other essentials are available at the clubhouse.
The cost for bouldering is $8.75 per day including tax. Crash pads are also available for rental in the clubhouse. For a detailed guide to Stone Fort Boulder problems, purchase your copy of Stone Fort Bouldering by Andy Wellman from the clubhouse.
“…one of the best days of our time in Chatt was our day dedicated to Stone Fort.”Shannon Davis, Climbing Magazine
Why Climbers Love Stone Fort Bouldering
Chattanooga Vacationers Love Stone Fort Bouldering
No vacation to Chattanooga is truly complete without a visit to Stone Fort Bouldering. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts can experience some of the finest natural formations at Stone Fort, where you can touch and climb sandstone boulders under a canopy of shade trees in tranquil, natural surroundings.
Just 20 minutes from downtown, you’ll find the entrance to the boulder field is visible from the parking lot- making it the most easily accessible outdoor adventure in Chattanooga. The relatively short hike through Stone Fort is perfect to get a taste of hiking in Tennessee in a short amount of time, and observe firsthand why Chattanooga is home to some of the most dedicated athletes you’ll find anywhere.
While outdoor climbing season is traditionally in the cooler months, climbers can be found year-round at Stone Fort.
For a full day enjoying the best of Chattanooga outdoors, after Stone Fort add a hike at the famous Cumberland Trail. Or in hotter months, add swimming at Blue Hole, the local favorite: