Rock Climbing

Filed in Summer Day Tours, Summer Featured by on September 10, 2015

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 and children 5 years old and up
  • Cost includes all instruction, gear, transportation, and lunch/snacks

Full Day Climbs

Provided:

  • Professional guide(s) / personal instruction
  • Lodging pick­up and drop­off
  • All climbing gear: harness, helmet, ropes, belay device
  • Lunch or snacks
  • Top-­roped climbing for all abilities (5.5-5.11 rating)
  • Lead climbing instruction is available

Climbing shoes, while not a requirement to rock climb, can enhance the climbing experience.  We can arrange climbing shoe rental at an additional cost ($8-10 per pair).

Half Day Climb – 3-4 hours

  • One person – $300
  • 2 people – $195 each
  • 3 people – $160 each
  • 4 or more – $140 each
  • Family, group and school rates available. Contact us for more information.

Full Day Climb – 4 to 6 hours, with lunch

  • One person – $330
  • 2 people – $250 each
  • 3 people – $190 each
  • 4 or more – $170 each
  • Family, group and school rates available. Contact us for more information.

2­-day Climb & Camp

IMG_0004An ideal way for families or groups to spend time together learning new skills, exploring their strengths, and immersing themselves in the Vail area backcountry.

  • Day 1 – focuses on the fundamentals of climbing: safety, gear, history and the techniques of climbing and protection systems. Plenty of time on the rock will begin to develop your skills for a second day of advanced climbing.
  • Spend the night car-camping near the climb sites with your guide. Dinner, breakfast, lunches and all camping gear is provided.
  • Day 2 – provides ample time for lots of climbing. Additional instruction on technique, belaying and rappelling are also covered.
  • Cost depends on group size. Contact us for more information.

 

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