Climbing and Mountain Guiding in Boulder, Estes Park, Front Range, and Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado Mountain School guides in a wide variety of terrain throughout Colorado and the American West, as well as internationally.  With offices in Boulder and Estes Park, the Front Range and Rocky Mountain National Park are our backyards and provide us with a lifetime of spectacular climbing and skiing.  The links on this page offer a glimpse of just a few of the amazing areas that we have the privilege to guide in the United States.  For climbing and skiing opportunities around the globe, please see our International Trips.

Boulder Canyon

The granite outcroppings that lie just outside of Boulder and scattered alongside Boulder Creek, offer an endless amount of climbing.   Just minutes from downtown Boulder, the canyon’s granite cliffs

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Snowy mountain landscape of Cameron Pass, Colorado.

Cameron Pass

Hidden treasure. Diamond in the rough. Local’s secret. As an adventurer, you know that these phrases mean it’s got to be good. And with this area, it is!  Bordering the

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Clear Creek Canyon

Catering to advanced-intermediate and expert climbers, Clear Creek offers a variety of climbing routes, as well as rock. Within the canyon, you can find gneiss, schist and granite. The lower

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Eldorado Canyon Classic Climbing near Boulder Colorado.

Eldorado Canyon State Park

Once deep in the canyon and high off the ground, it’s easy to see why climbers celebrate these multi-colored, angular sandstone walls. Since the early days of American rock climbing,

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Hallet Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

Hallet Peak

Daunting in apperance, the shaded north face of Hallett Peak (12,713′) rises 1,000 vertical feet in a clean sweep.  It dominates the gorge below and looms high above the popular

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Lumpy Ridge

The scenic Lumpy Ridge escarpment offers classic granite crack and face climbing just minutes from Estes Park, with routes of all difficulties up to five-pitches long. This granite playground is

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Moab, Utah Utah has a rich assortment of geological riches and home of the rock climbing mecca, Moab. Moab is situated at the base of the La Sal Mountains, located

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Rarely does one peak offer such incredible yet varied climbing as the 12,159-foot Notchtop Mountain. Its North Face and South Ridge routes provide exponentially different climbing experiences, but each is

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The Petit Grepon Alpine Rock Climbing. Rocky Mountain National Park Alpine Climbing.

Petit Grepon

Boasting some of the best alpine rock climbing in the United States, Rocky Mountain National Park is blessed with a lifetime worth of routes. Within this abundance of riches for

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Red Rock, Nevada

Red Rocks, Nevada

One of the reasons we love climbing in Red Rocks is because it has it all; it’s a climbers’ playground! This venue has everything from single-pitch top-roping to huge featured

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Rocky Mountain National Park

The real deal. The ultimate vertical playground.  These words are more than just superlatives – they accurately describe the heart of our world, Rocky Mountain National Park. Here, a unique

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Table Mountain

A year-round favorite, North Table is a popular choice for single pitch sport routes. Easy access and good bolting makes this a great place to master sport climbing, or to

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The Diamond

The Diamond, Longs Peak There is no place comparable to the alpine rock routes on Longs Peak.  With a million square feet of perfect, vertical granite at 14,000 feet, the

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