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Address: 2126 W Kiowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone Number: +1 719-304-6677
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: World Class Adventures for the whole family. First Ascent is the premier...
World Class Adventures for the whole family. First Ascent is the premier option for any adventure on the front range, and is sure to be the highlight of your visit. ALL of our guides and instructors are certified by the American Mountain Guides Association, so no matter the adventure you are always in the best hands possible! Come experience one of our unforgettable Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking or Snowshoeing adventures. With First Ascent Mountain School you will experience Garden of the Gods and Colorado Springs like never before!
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Half day climbing trip

Great day with Brett our guide. We had a great time! The trip was easy to set up with John the Director, we met the next morning and we were climbing 30 minutes later.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great day with Brett our guide. We had a great time! The trip was easy to set up with John the Director, we met the next morning and we were climbing 30 minutes later.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have two years of climbing experience and was looking for a trip out to Colorado Springs with a Climbing School that would give me a combination of honing my skills and enjoying some great climbs. I could not be happier in choosing First Ascent! Dana the office manager was excellent with follow through and giving me some great recommendations... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I used a Groupon and climbed in the Garden of the Gods. Luke R. was our guide and was the perfect balance of laid back, encouraging and safety minded. He gave enough guidance to get us (mostly the boyfriend) to the top, while still making us think and work our way up the rock. Having only climbed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We family of five from Alberta Canada, me old kids 13,11,9 and my wife came long for moral support climbed at GOG this afternoon. JP was our guide he was great patient with my kids kept encouraging but not pushy he even was able to convince my middle daughter to make it up a few climbs. It is a great... More 

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Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Climbing with First Ascent Mountain School was one of the highlights of our family trip to Colorado. We had each of our kids choose an activity they wanted to do on vacation, and our adventure-loving teenage daughter picked rock climbing. Although the rest of our family was not as excited as she was, we all had a great time. Dana... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I had an incredible experience at the Garden of Gods with this company! This was the first experience my brother and I had climbing a mountain, we've climbed little rock walls before but this was definitely a different yet delightful experience! Honestly, going into it I didn't think I could do it because I don't consider myself very much in... More 

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Milford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I for our 25th wedding anniversary climbed in Garden of the gods and had a great time. Luke was our guide and he made everything "steasy"! We got in 5 different climbs each and had a blast ! Climbing with First Ascent was the highlight of out trip to Colorado!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I just wanted to take a moment to leave a review of the experience I had climbing at the Garden of the Gods with Sam. It was an amazing experience, and even as an absolute beginner it was still extremely fun, challenging, and thrilling. From the 1st interactions with Dana during the registration process, to the pre-planning call from Sam... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I booked a rock climbing trip with First Ascent on a recent trip to Colorado Springs. Neither of us had ever been climbing before and were extremely terrified when we arrived at the Garden of the Gods. To say the climbs looked daunting is an understatement, but we had the best time ever! John was our instructor... More 

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Atchison, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My daughter, Chaeli, and I had a wonderful time climbing at the Garden of the Gods. Sam was an excellent instructor and had a lot of patience with us as first time climbers. He was excellent at encouraging her when a little fear crept in. I would highly recommend Sam if it is your first time climbing.

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