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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 Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding$269.00 Learn the craft of backcountry decision-making and skiing techniques - skinning up slopes and skiing or riding back down - on the Intro Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding course.Learn More
AIARE 1 Hybrid Course$629.00 – $749.00 The itinerary for this AIARE 1 Avalanche Course is split up over online coursework, two evening video conferences, and two full days of training in the field. Skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoers are all welcome on this course.Learn More
AIARE 1 Three-Day Course$629.00 – $699.00 This field-based AIARE 1 course will teach you how to make better decisions in avalanche terrain, with the world's largest and most experienced AIARE provider!Learn More
Intro to Ice Climbing$269.00 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
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.