Advanced Rock Climbing

Learn advanced rock climbing techniques from Apex Mountain School’s AMGA trained guides.


  • Available daily


4 hours
8:00am & 12:00pm


  • Vail, CO
  • Boulder, CO
  • Golden, CO
  • Fruita, CO
  • Moab, UT


  • Per person, per guide, per day. Max ratio 1:5
  • 142 (5p)
  • 155 (4)
  • 170 (3)
  • 194 (2)
  • 388 (1)
  • Please contact us for parties of 6 or more


Three of Five

Experience Level

Intermediate to Advanced

Advanced rock climbing in Colorado with Apex is a great way to learn new skills while progressing as a rock climber. Apex Mountain School’s professionally trained guides can address specific areas that you wish to advance in. Get the edge you need to take your climbing to new levels.

Advanced rock climbing courses with Apex are designed for those with previous rock climbing experience. If you are looking to advance your climbing skills beyond what you thought possible, an advanced rock climbing course may before you.

Specific course topics may include:

  • Advanced movement
  • Cracks
  • Face
  • Slab
  • Off-width/chimney’s
  • Route selection – assessing climbing routes to suit your skills
  • Adjusting your climbing style by route and rock
  • Implementing effective transitioning
  • Anchor construction
  • Gear placement

Apex welcomes all ages and fitness levels; if you would like supplemental instruction before taking an advanced rock climbing course try our beginner rock climbing course and/or intermediate rock climbing course.

Choose #1 recommended Apex Mountain School for your advanced rock climbing course. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Advanced reservations are recommended, not required. Some personal items provided by participant(s); see the gear list tab above.

Ready to sign up? To register, click the Book It tab above. You may also call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page.

What to bring:

  • Waterproof shell
  • Tennis shoes or trail shoes (no open-toed shoes)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • 32oz. water per. person
  • Food
  • No short shorts

You may want to consider:

  • Synthetic wear
  • Ice cold fluids
  • Lip balm
  • Camera
  • Bug Spray

Apex Provides:

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Harnesses (42''/44'' max)
  • Helmets
  • Ropes, Belay Devices, Anchors
  • Professional Guide

Participant Forms:

If you wish to complete your participant forms in advance, download and print out the pdf below. Complete both pages for each participant, and give to your guide at the beginning of your trip.


Click the button below to view our terms, conditions and cancellation policy.