Mountaineering

COURSES

Intro to Mountaineering

The Intro to Mountaineering weekend course will teach you the skills needed to climb a peak. Day one is a skills day. In the winter months we’ll work on such skills as traveling as a roped team, walking in crampons,…

Castle Peak Mountaineering Course

The Intro to Mountaineering Castle Peak weekend course will teach you the skills needed to climb a peak along with how to camp in a alpine setting. Day one will be spent traveling up to Montezuma Basin and setting up…

Mountain Navigation

Knowing where you are is the most basic mountaineering skill of all. Three-quarters of all rescue operations do not involve injuries, just locating lost hikers. This one-day, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado based, orienteering course will teach you how to…

Crevasse Rescue

Our Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado based Crevasse Rescue course prepares you for traveling on glaciated terrain. You’ll learn about glacial gear, strategies for climbing as a roped team, and the skills necessary to rescue yourself and your partner(s) from…

Winter Anchor Clinic

Being able to build proper snow anchors is essential if you want to travel safely over snow covered technical terrain.  The Colorado Mountain School Winter Anchor Clinic is an excellent course to pair up with the Crevasse Rescue course that is…

Expedition Prep Course

Prepare for the Seven Summits The Expedition Prep course will help prepare you for climbing larger glaciated peaks like Denali, Rainier and Aconcagua. Each day is spent in beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. The terrain in RMNP will leave you well…

Mountaineering Development Series: Level 1

The five-day Mountaineering Development Series course is the perfect introduction to mountaineering. Don’t let the winter months keep you inside. With plenty of climbing and skills work, individuals will learn the basic of mountaineering. Start with snow travel skills –…

Mountaineering Development Series: Level 2

The five-day Mountaineering Development Series course sets you up perfectly for climbing bigger glaciated peaks. Individuals will spend the first two days learning extremely vital skills such as the different types of winter anchors and proper crevasse rescue for yourself…