About Apex Mountain School

We are Vail’s original mountaineering school and climbing guide service. For over 20 years Vail Valley has trusted our services when it comes to all types of adventuring. We love taking guests into the backcountry whether it’s on a guided trips or courses.

With over 75 years combined experience, and more AMGA (American Mountain Guide Association) trainings and certifications than any other guiding service in the area, our credentials are unmatched. Our services include rock climbing, ice climbing, rappelling, avalanche education, and backcountry skiing. If it’s mountaineering, call Vail’s source for high adventure – Apex Mountain School.