Intermediate Rock Climbing

Maximize technique, learn advanced knots and build anchor systems in this intermediate rock climbing course.


  • 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


Two of Five

Experience Level


Intermediate rock climbing in Colorado with Apex is a great way to advance in climbing skills and technical knowledge. Apex Mountain School’s professionally trained guides introduce you to new techniques, and help take your climbing ability to the next level.

Designed for those with prior rock climbing experience, our intermediate rock climbing course builds upon existing skills, and is tailored to improve skills that you want to focus on.

This intermediate rock climbing course covers topics including:

  • Top rope anchor systems
  • Face and crack climbing techniques
  • Efficient body positioning
  • Uses for passive and active gear

“Had a great time climbing the Flatirons. It was the perfect mix of a challenging ascent, relaxing moments on the rock, and fun/safe guides.              – Karim Nice

Apex welcomes all ages and fitness levels; it is recommended that you have prior climbing experience (personal or guided) before enrolling in the intermediate rock climbing course. If you have always wanted to try rock climbing, or want to brush up on your skills before advancing to intermediate terrain and technical skills, check out our beginner rock climbing course offerings.

Choose #1 recommended Apex for your intermediate rock climbing course. Satisfaction guaranteed.

A private guide and all technical rock climbing gear (rock climbing shoes, ropes, helmets, harnesses, etc.) are included.  For what to bring, check out the gear list tab above.

To register, click the Book It tab above or contact us.

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.


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