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WITH COLORADO MOUNTAIN SCHOOL
The mountains have a profound ability to make us feel alive. Colorado Mountain School exists to share the power of the mountains with adventurers who want to learn and explore. Our family of climbing and skiing professionals is dedicated to mountain experiences that are educational, fun, challenging, and life-changing at times.
Intro to Ice Climbing$279.00 Intro to Ice Climbing is designed for beginners and combines equipment orientation, lecture and discussion sessions, demonstrations and exhibitions, hands on practice with multiple climbs, instructor feedback and coaching, and final group debriefs.Learn More
Avalanche Level 1$699.00 – $729.00 This field-based Avalanche Level 1 training course provides foundational knowledge for identifying, choosing and safely navigating avalanche terrain, fundamental snowpack assessment, application of public safety bulletins and backcountry checklists to make better decisions while traveling in snow covered mountains.Learn More
Avalanche Level 1 Hut Trip$1,099.00 – $1,149.00 This 3-day Avalanche Level 1 Hut Trip takes place at various huts throughout Colorado. It combines introductory level avalanche safety training with lots of alpine ski touring - all from the a warm and cozy hut.Learn More
Mountaineering Development Series: Level 1$1,249.00 Mountaineering Development Series: Level 1 is an immersive 5-day course teaches students how to climb mountains in any condition - from tying your first knot, to standing on your first summit, this course is sure to take you to new heights.Learn More
About Colorado Mountain School
Colorado Mountain School was founded in Estes Park, Colorado in 1981. Since then we’ve built a reputation on tens of thousands of days skiing, climbing, mountaineering, and teaching in our backyard—the spectacular Colorado Rockies—and across the globe in other world-class mountain ranges. Our team is highly trained and curates internationally respected courses and trips. CMS is Colorado’s largest mountain guide company, an accredited guide service of the American Mountain Guides Association, and the country’s #1 AIARE avalanche course provider.