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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.
AIARE 1 Split Course$629.00 – $659.00 This AIARE 1 Avalanche Course is split up over self-paced e-learning and two evening video calls, followed by two full days in the field.Learn More
Learn to Lead Trad$529.00 Learn to lead trad in this two-day course that teaches the most cutting-edge techniques for leading traditional rock climbs on any route.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 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
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.