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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$279.00 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
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
AIARE 1 Three-Day Course$699.00 – $729.00 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
AIARE 1 Hut TripThis 3 day AIARE 1 Hut Trip takes place at various huts throughout Colorado. Enjoy the luxury of a warm hut and alpine skiing, right out the door.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.