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Climb and Hike with Professional Mountain Guides

Join the Professional Mountain Guides at Colorado Mountain School for an exceptional guided outdoor experience.  No matter your age, background, or fitness level, there’s a perfect hike or climb for you!  You can experience Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Guide Training, Avalanche Education, Ski Mountaineering, or Ice Climbing!  Whether a novice or a seasoned alpinist, Colorado Mountain School guides will provide the educational and fun experience that you and your group or family are seeking.


Half Day Fun Hikes and Climbs introduce you to the beautiful trails and classic climbs in Rocky. These outings are ideal for beginners: the only requirements are a willingness to try something new and sense of adventure!  Estes Park Half Day Hikes or Climbs are offered three times each week on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8a – 12p. The fee is $90 per participant.


If you are aiming higher, you can climb Longs Peak with the experts. As the sole concessionaire for technical climbing in RMNP, the guides at Colorado Mountain School are the experts on Longs Peak.  Join them on any route, including the popular Keyhole, the historic Cables route, or even climb the awe-inspiring Diamond.


You can even hire a private guide for rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, or skiing when it works best for you.  CMS offers private guiding every day of the year!  If you would like to cover the curriculum from a certain course but can’t make the course date, or if you have your own objective in mind, CMS will customize your experience. Custom private guiding allows you to do what you want to do when you want to do it.


Why choose CMS?  Their trained guides can introduce you to the world-class, vertical environments and backcountry of the Front Range. CMS guides provide unforgettable climbing experiences, and enable you to progress to new levels of adventure. All CMS Guides are American Mountain Guide Association trained and/or certified, First Aid and CPR certified and Wilderness First Responder certified. Read more about what sets them apart and get to know their guides at or call Colorado Mountain School 800-836-4008 for more information or to book your special mountain experience.



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