Will Russ, the owner of the company started the gym to provide a place for the large Santa Barbara climbing community and to introduce the sport to beginners. It is a state of the art facility on State Street designed to meet the needs of beginning as well as advanced climbers. They feature classes, summer camps, and climbing competitions throughout the year.  Santa Barbara Rock Gym's guides have over 15 years of guiding experience and create unique individual climbing adventures for any client.