2-Day Ski Mountaineering Course, April 20-21 (Saturday-Sunday)

Pikes Peak

Want to take the tour a little higher?  Ski mountaineering utilizes all the skills and techniques skiers and climbers learn in backcountry snow and alpine rock courses. Ski mountaineering is the ultimate climbing and skiing hybrid that facilitates access to…

3-Day Ski Mountaineering Course, April 26-28 (Friday-Sunday)

Pikes Peak

Want to take the tour even a little higher, WITH ROPES?  Ski mountaineering utilizes all the skills and techniques climbers learn in backcountry snow and alpine rock courses.  It is the ultimate climbing and skiing hybrid that facilitates access to…

AMGA SPI Course, April 26-28 (Friday-Sunday)

Castlewood Canyon State Park

The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the…

AMGA SPI Exam, May 4-5 (Saturday-Sunday)

Castlewood Canyon State Park

The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the…

Snow Climbing Introduction Course May 4 (Saturday)

Pikes Peak

The fundamentals of snow climbing and travel are taught from the ground up.  This training takes place in the alpine terrain above 11,500′ in the Glen Cove cirque on Pikes Peak.  With a short approach and an abundance of snow…

AMGA SPI Exam, May 11-12 (Saturday-Sunday)

Castlewood Canyon State Park

The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the…

Couloir Climbing Course, May 18 (Saturday)

Pikes Peak

Spring and summer (yes, after June 21!) in the Rockies is couloir climbing season. We can get into steeper terrain and work on techniques to improve safety and efficiency in this more vertical domain. Steep snow gullies or couloirs often…

4-Day Mountaineering Course, May 24-27 (Friday-Monday)

Pikes Peak

The skills and techniques taught in this course develop a strong foundation for the aspiring mountaineer and alpinist.  This course is conducted in the easily accessible and unmatched alpine terrain on Pikes Peak.  This is our most popular and intensive…

Gym to Crag Course, May 31-June 1 (Friday-Saturday)

CityROCK 21 N Nevada AveColorado Springs,

Safety is the key to having a good day of climbing. If you are new to outdoor climbing or you’ve been climbing with friends or meet-ups and want to learn how to set up and clean the systems yourself, this…

AMGA SPI Course, May 31-June 2 (Friday-Sunday)

Castlewood Canyon State Park

The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the…

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