People travel from all over the world to experience the many granite faces and various peaks found in Rocky Mountain National Park. Truly a climber’s paradise, The Park has climbing adventures for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never had a harness on before and want to experience this national park in a whole new way, or you’d like our help taking your climbing to a whole new level - we have programs for everyone. Standing at 14,249 feet tall, Longs Peak is an icon of RMNP. This peak provides a challenging 14’er experience in any month of the year and the dramatic “Diamond” face is a prized goal for any climber.
This is the ice breaker experience for folks looking to play in the Alpine environment. We have a variety of options for easy to moderate alpine rock climbs that involve an early start and continual movement throughout the Rocky Mountains for the majority of the day. Options for the
Duration: About 8 Hours
Summer Options: Moderate climbing routes on Hallett Peak, Lumpy Ridge, East Glacier Knobs, and more.
Winter Options: Intro to Mixed Climbing in the Park, Ice Climbing in Loch Vale Gorge, Ice and mixed climbing in Hidden Falls
The opportunity to climb some Classic, longer climbs in the Park. We’ll get a very early start to the day to ensure we have time to tackle the hike, climb and beat the weather.
Duration: 8-12 Hours - with an “Alpine Start” (2-4am)
Summer Options: Summit Longs Peak via the Keyhole, The Spearhead, The Petit Grepon, Hallett Peak (Culp-Bossier), and more.
Winter Options: West Gully, All Mixed Up, Alexander’s Chimney, Dreamweaver, and more.
In order to tackle some of the more demanding and challenging summer and winter alpine climbs in RMNP, we’ll get a very early start, climb by headlamp over some easier terrain and be on our main objective just as the sun rises to ensure we can complete our climb and descend safely.
Duration: 12+ Hours, beginning between midnight and 1am. We have the option for breaking these climbs into multiple days depending on the objective.
Summer Options: Casual Route on Long's Peak, Kiener’s Route on Long's Peak, Blitzen Ridge on Ypipsolon.
Winter Options: Winter Ascents of Long’s Peak, Notch Couloir, Alpine 2-day Winter climbs.