Mountaineering Courses

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Mountaineering 101

Mountaineering in the backcountry of the Colorado Rockies can be an intimidating undertaking. Mountain enthusiasts need to be well prepared to handle anything the mountains might throw at them. Join us and achieve your first mountain objectives with the guides at Apex Mountain School.

Mountaineering 102

This course builds on the fundamentals covered in the 101 course. We will review the basics and further develop new skills. Some of these new skills include high angle self rescues, team rope travel and navigation. This course is perfect for beginner mountaineers aspiring to advance to the next level.

Mountaineering 103

This courses builds on everything you have learned to become an ambitious intermediate mountaineer. It focuses on more advanced topics. Some topics that could be covered include but are not limited to alpine route selection, technical movement, and crevasse rescue. Join us to prepare for the more difficult routes you’ve always thought of completing.

7 Summits Training

For many climbers, climbing the seven summits is the achievement of a lifetime. It might represent years of dedicated training and preparation. The seven summits includes challenges such as the physically demanding and unpredictable summit of Mt. Everest. It even includes technical rock climbing found on Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia. Every summit presents climbers with a unique set of technical and physical challenges. Our 7 Summits Training will prepare you for all of these challenges.