Outdoor Summer Adventures
Summer in the Colorado “high country” is glorious: Take a llama to Lunch, climbing a 14er, mountain biking, backcountry fishing. Introduce your kids to the joys of wilderness camping or Trek from hut to hut with friendly llamas. Paragon Guides offers custom, summer backcountry adventures ranging in length from three hours to several days. We personalize outings to match your abilities, interests, schedule, and group size.
Taking a llama out to lunch Get to know the curious nature of llamas on our “Take a Llama to Lunch” hike. Our ‘boys’ are wildly popular with children and the pace and length of the hike makes it a great outing for families, friends and groups. Halfday: 10 a.m. 2 p.m. (A custom […]
Vail Hiking Explore a variety of trails surrounding Vail on a classic full or half-day hike. Immerse yourself in the beauty and quiet of the Holy Cross or Eagle’s Nest Wilderness areas. Explore aspen forests painted with wildflowers. Hike to a pristine alpine lake. Gain a ridge or stroll beside a wooded stream. Learn the […]
After years of traveling through the hut system, our guides and staff are very familiar with the routes and the options available in and around each hut. We can help plan your hut adventure based on your interests and fitness. Our llamas will carry the group gear and food taking the heavy load off your […]
Outdoor Mountain Biking Adventures See more of “The Other Side of Vail” by pedaling through the backcountry on quiet trails, dirt roads and singletrack. Let us design a half or full day of mountain biking that matches your interests, skills, and group size. Trail loops and point-to-point options available, see route descriptions below. Mountain Bike […]
Conquering Colorado’s 14ers and peak ascent climbs Whether your goal is to summit your first 14,000-foot peak, or climb above 12,000′, there are a number of alpine ascents accessible from the Vail area. These all-day, guided adventures call for an alpine, early morning start and involve off-trail hiking in uneven and rocky terrain. Perfect for the […]
Rock Climbing Adventures with Paragon Guides Understand how protection systems work, learn the dynamics of rope handling, and develop a sense for comfortably moving on rock, while spending a day in the heart of Colorado’s high country. Climb some of the same areas climbed by 10th Mountain Division soldiers in training Great for families, friends […]