14er Winter Peak Ascent

Challenge yourself to over 14,000 feet of elevation gain on one of Apex’s fourteener ascents! Colorado offers the greatest number of fourteener summits in North America, making it the perfect destination for adventurers and enthusiasts alike.

Mountaineering Courses

Mountaineering 101

Immerse yourself in the Colorado wilderness with our professional mountain guides and learn the survival, route finding and climbing skills to give you confidence in the backcountry. This intense course will help you prepare to survive in extreme conditions, and give you the knowledge to manage risk and exposure. Most equipment is provided.

Mountaineering 102

Improve and expand upon the skills required to survive and climb in the mountains. Topics include navigation, avalanche education, snow travel and ice and rock climbing.

Mountaineering 103

Learn skills essential to traveling and surviving in the mountains, including  navigation, avalanche education, ice climbing and snow travel.

Courses and Clinics

Snowboard Mountaineering

Apex Mountain School is your Colorado backcountry snowboard and ski guide service, located in the heart of the central Colorado Rockies. We offer backcountry snowboarding courses for the first-time backcountry user to experienced riders looking to expand their skill-set.