Mountaineering

A mountaineer waves a flag on the summit of Longs Peak after having climbed The Keyhole. Longs Peak is the tallest mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Mountaineering

Reports from the Field: Longs Peak

The Keyhole of Longs Peak, RMNP Trip Report Colorado Mountain School guide Mike Coyle and two clients climbed Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park on July 15th, 2019. This

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Mountaineering

Conditions Report

As we all know, there are fires burning throughout many areas of Colorado.  Climbers are calling our offices to find out if and what climbing areas are being affected.   Here is the local breakdown. 

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Mountaineering

Mountain Climbing Safety

CMS guide Russell Hunter recently spent the day climbing with Outside Television. Here’s an excerpt where they spend a few minutes discussing mountain climbing safety. Enjoy!

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Mountaineering

Dragon Tail Couloir

Colorado Mountain School Guide Rainbow Weinstock heads to Rocky Mountain National Park to climb a local classic, Dragon Tail Couloir, with Outside Television.  Mountaineering season is here, let’s go climbing!

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Mountaineering

Trip Report 2 of 2 – Alaska Range

The Alaska Range is one of the most inspiring ranges I have ever visited. Iconic peaks: Denali, Hunter, and Foraker surround the Kahiltna basecamp and adorn the Talkeetna skyline. This

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Mountaineering

RMNP Conditions Report – May 11, 2011

Nearing Fairchild’s summit, Estes Valley far below (5/2) “Mountains symbolize the indomitable will, an unbending resolution, a loyalty that is eternal, and character that is impeachable…When man pits himself against

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