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Paragon Guides is the oldest and most trusted guide service in the Vail Valley and has been a staple since 1978. We specialize in custom guided trips in both the summer and winter. Join us this summer for guided llama camping trips, mountain biking...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
210 Edwards Village Blvd., Suite B107, Vail, CO 81632
My 13 y/o son and myself did a day skin trip with guide Jerry Oliver on Vail Pass. Great guide and day, with great snow! We’ve also been out before with Donny, who was great and very experienced. They work hard to find good snow...More
I hired a guide through Paragon for two days of ski touring in the backcountry (Vail Pass and Bald Mountain) in early February. My guide, Julia, was professional, prompt, well versed in backcountry touring and navigation, and super enthusiastic. Our first day on Vail Pass...More
We had an amazing time on our hike with the llamas. Joe was an incredible guide. Throughout the entire hike, he shared information about nature. I feel I gained a great amount of knowledge on the tour. While we greatly enjoyed the llamas Snuggles and...More
We went on a hike with llamas with Paul -- he was the epitome of graciousness and kindness. We took our 16 year old on the lunch with llamas hike. Paul picked us up from hotel promptly and made the entire experience just wonderful. He...More
Don was our wonderful guide along with three friendly llamas: Sneffles, Lemon, and Bailey. Don and “the boys” picked us up from our resort and took us to the start of our hike by Maloit Park. The weather was perfect for our June 2018 family...More
Went on a Take a Llama to Lunch trip with a family group of 6 ranging in age from 6 to 69. Everybody loved the hike and this was several of our group’s favorite thing during our trip! Our guides, Joe Schmitt and Karen were...More
This was what we were all looking forward to most on our trip and it surpassed our expectations. The kids (3, 5 , 6, and 10 years old) were so entranced by the llamas that they were able to hike much further than we expected....More
Following the recommendation of a fellow Aussie, a friend and I booked into the 5 day Haute Route back country ski trip with Paragon Guides. We also rented AT and other gear from them.
We had a fantastic experience! We were coached in the use...More
Date of experience: February 2018
Paragon G, Manager at Paragon Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018
Great to have you on the trail for our Colorado Haute Route Hut trip! Fun to have the 'land down under' so well represented in this group. Hope to see you in the backcountry again!