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Apex Mountain School

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Apex Mountain School is a full-service mountaineering adventure company located in Vail, Colorado. Rooted in the community and the Colorado climbing culture for 20+ years, Apex has developed a reputation for outstanding services in rock climbing and...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
51 Eagle Rd, #1, Avon, Beaver Creek, CO 81620
+1 970-949-9111
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

I recently went out with Apex Mountain School to try out one of their new trips that they will be offering. They will soon be offering a Portaledge overnight camping trip. I had the most incredible time doing it. We first had the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

We recently went with Apex for a 6 hour day trip climbing near Vail. The trip was incredibly easy to book (yay Scott), and our guide (Eric) was wonderful. We're East Coasters with 3 kids (ages 9, 9, and 12) and Eric did a great...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Scott and Jill were an awesome team loaded with knowledge. They new how to convey their knowledge in a great class room session and field days. They made it an easy environment to learn and had detailed answers and explanations to all questions. Would highly...More

Thank Sschlegel9076
Reviewed March 20, 2018

I have gone through several different types of rescue and wilderness medicine trainings over the last decade plus, and the Avalanche Rescue course I took with Scott last week is deserves high rankings. The class size was small, and the instructor gave attention to detail,...More

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed February 28, 2018

BACKGROUND: Wilderness First Responder. Advanced Wilderness Life Support Instructor. Multiple medical and non med certifications. Steep earth rescue, mountain medicine, cold weather medicine. Prior military with combat deployment. There is a distinct difference between being talented and experienced in a particular subject, and being able...More

Thank echozero
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The people at Apex Mountain School were amazing in sharing their knowledge of the backcountry. I took my AIAIRE Level 1 this past weekend with Scott and Mike and have nothing but positive things to say about the experience! Splitting up the course into classroom,...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Took my AIARE Level one with these guys at the end of December and it was a great experience. Our instructors were Zack and Mike. They tag-teamed for the classroom day, then I had Zack for the field work. Both were knowledgeable in the classroom...More

Thank AmandaHugginkiss1970
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I have nothing but amazing things to say about my AIARE I class with Apex. All my instructors and especially Stew, who lead my group during the field sessions, were fantastic. I have come out of that class more confident, more motivated and most importantly...More

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Lucky enough to have a small class, so Scott tailored the experience to our goals and experience level. He did an incredible job introducing information but letting us find our own way. There is so much to learn in such a short period of time...More

Thank Moosielee
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Highly recommend these guys for AIAIRE 1! The course was super well-organized, ran on a timely basis, and most importantly was really fun. All of the guides were clearly knowledgeable and experienced. Despite the lack of fresh pow - we still had a blast learning...More

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