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Colorado Mountain School (CMS) offers courses and privately guided group and individual outings in rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, snowshoeing, ski mountaineering, avalanche training and ice climbing throughout Colorado. CMS is the exclusive...more
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Mia guided me in the Intro to Rock Climbing group class in Boulder and 3.5 days of private guided rock climbing in Moab.
Mia was extremely organized, planned out less touristy crags, was patient with my nervousness as a beginner, and gave clear instruction. I...More
I had a wonderful experience with Colorado Mountain School at Eldorado Canyon. They choose a line perfectly suited for me, beautiful, enjoyable and challenging, led by a guide in a complete safety from the beginning to the end. I highly recommend the CMS for any...More
I've gone indoor climbing before and thanks to guide Josh Burke, I discovered outdoor climbing is way more fun. The half day in Estes Park was worth every penny -- I highly recommend Josh who is an awesome guide (super fun, very helpful, focused on...More
My daughter (age 9) and I (age, ehem) had a fantastic day in Eldorado Canyon with our guide Sarah. I've climbed few enough times to still be a neophyte and enough times to know that I love it. My daughter had only been climbing in...More
My Dad (59yo) and I (26yo) had a terrific time climbing Long's Peak--one of Colorado's challenging "Fourteeners" that we would not have felt comfortable summiting without the expert guidance of the Colorado Mountain School. We were fortunately to climb it with one of their outstanding...More
My wife and I have climbed with CMS several times, and the experience is predictably terrific. We were in Estes Park as part of our 37th wedding anniversary, and climbed the First Flatiron with Mike Soucy. The day was fantastic, Mike is an outstanding guide,...More
I came across a trip report of an experienced climber's summiting of Notchtop on a difficult class 3/4 South Gully route. Wanting to do an EPIC climb this year and not just a long slog to a peak in the park, I decided to hire...More
Ryan Pederson has taken me out a few times and he has molded himself to my needs with extreme ease and compassion. He sets out a set of rules and guidelines and speaks very clearly and loudly when needed. Making things as easy as possible...More
I am in my early 50s, and have never done any rock climbing. My son is 18, and was interested in a beginner experience. We worked with CMS on our trip to Rocky Mountain National Park, and it was outstanding. Our guide, Jason, took my...More