The Mountaineering Basics course will teach you the skills needed to climb a peak. We’ll work on such skills as traveling as a roped team, walking in crampons, using a mountaineering axe properly, and self arresting a fall.
8am – 4pm: Snow travel skills – Learn how to travel as a roped team, including belaying, techniques for efficient travel in crampons and using a mountaineering axe.
Colorado Mountain School
341 Moraine Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
If you require lodging at our Estes Park Adventure Hostel, please make your reservations online in advance. Beds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our hostel features 16 beds in 3 rooms, bathrooms, showers, a full kitchen with appliances, dishes and utensils, wi-fi, ping-pong table, and a lounge area. Please be considerate of others lodgers during your stay.
All of our courses can be run as custom outings. If you’re interested in a course, but it doesn’t fit into your schedule, please check out our custom guiding options.
All Upcoming Dates and Locations:
- June 6, 2020 - June 6, 2020 - Mountaineering Basics - Estes Park, Colorado
- June 20, 2020 - June 20, 2020 - Mountaineering Basics - Estes ParkC, Colorado
- July 4, 2020 - July 4, 2020 - Mountaineering Basics - Estes Park, Colorado