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Colorado Mountain School

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Rock Climbing with Mia

Mia guided me in the Intro to Rock Climbing group class in Boulder and 3.5 days of private guided... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Rachel G
Eldorado Canyon Climbing Course

I had a wonderful experience with Colorado Mountain School at Eldorado Canyon. They choose a line... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Sophie V
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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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Reviewed October 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sophie V
Reviewed September 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank J MARK F
Reviewed July 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jerry h
Reviewed July 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chazzers888
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My son and I spent a day climbing with Colorado Mountaion School in Eldorado Canyon back on June 18th. The day was great! Based on our experience with CMS, I would highly recommend them.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed July 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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