Avalanche Training

We offer AIARE research-based avalanche curriculum during one-day and multi-day courses and hut trips. View all of our avalanche courses.

Learn How to Climb

We offer a variety of climbing courses in the Colorado Front Range including Rock, Ice, and Mountaineering.

Hire a Guide

Want to learn privately or with your group? We offer custom guiding and courses for: rock, ice, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, and miltary. View all our guiding options.

Colorado Mountain School is the largest guide service in Colorado and has more AMGA certified guides than any other guide service in the state. We have developed the most complete outdoor climbing and skiing curriculum in the United States.

What Sets Us Apart?

Colorado Mountain School exists to share the power of the mountains with those who seek knowledge and adventure. We are a community of top-notch climbing and skiing professionals dedicated to mountain experiences that are educational, fun, challenging, and life-changing.


At Colorado Mountain School, we are incredibly fortunate to live and work in some of the most beautiful and delicate settings in the country.  We strive to make a lasting impact to preserve the beauty and integrity of our natural surroundings.  

Our Guides

Colorado Mountain School is accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association and employs professional mountain guides and educators that are trained and certified by the AMGA and are eager to share their experience in the mountains with you.