Seven Summits Training

Train to climb the tallest mountain on each continent with instruction in topics such as survival, navigation, ice climbing, snow travel and avalanche education.


  • Available daily as private outing.


2 day course


  • Leadville, CO (Chalk Creek)
  • Vail, CO (Meadow Mountain)
  • San Juan Range


  • 2 person minimum. Max 1 guide to 7 clients
  • 720 per person


All Abilities

Experience Level

Beginner to Advanced

For many climbers, climbing the seven summits is the achievement of a lifetime that represents years of dedicated training and preparation. From the physically demanding and unpredictable summit of Mt. Everest to the technical rock climbing found on Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia, every summit presents climbers with a unique set of technical and physical challenges.

Advanced reservations are required. Some personal items provided by participant(s); see the gear list tab above.

Register at the Book It tab above, call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page.

What to bring:

  • Beacon/probe/shovel required (rental available)
  • *No cotton – cotton does not wick moisture or insulate when wet.
  • Sleeping bag (calibrated to current nightime temps
  • Closed cell sleeping pad
  • Inflatable sleeping pad
  • Fleece top
  • Insulating parka w/ hood
  • 40-60 liter backpack
  • Synthetic or wool long underwear bottom (thin)
  • Synthetic or wool long sleeve top (medium)
  • 2 pair Synthetic or wool socks
  • Lightweight shell jacket with hood, pants, and gloves
  • Fleece pants
  • Shell pants with side zips
  • Lightweight Glove Liners
  • Warm Hat and neck gaiter. balaclava or buff
  • Sunglasses
  • Skis or splitboard
  • Poles
  • Skins
  • Boots
  • Food and water for term of outing
  • Goggles
  • Small day pack
  • Heavy plastic garbage bags
  • Lighter
  • First aid kit
  • Toiletries
  • 2- 1 liter Water bottles
  • Headlamp and extra batteries

You may also consider:

  • Ice axe 50-65 cm shaft
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Collapsible trekking poles
  • Gaiters
  • 2 pair liner socks
  • Multi tool
  • Double length sling
  • Belay/rappel device
  • Compass
  • Compression stuff sack (we provide)
  • Alpine climbing harness (we provide)
  • Helmet (we provide)
  • Crampon compatible boots (we provide)
  • Crampons (we provide)
  • Hand warmers
  • Hot liquid
  • Gaiters
  • Extra gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle insulator
  • Camera

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.

Participant Forms

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


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