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Rock Climbing in Vail

Rock Climbing will challenge you physically and mentally.  Step outside your comfort zone and reach new heights in Vail with professional rock climbing guides. The rewards and feeling of accomplishment are well worth the push!  Whether you’re new to rock climbing or a seasoned climber, Vail’s surroundings provide unique and memorable climbing experiences, as you find yourself on the edge of a rock with the wind at your back.

Paragon Guides offers full-day, half-day and 2-day overnight climbing excursions with professional guides and personal instruction, perfect for families, friends and children (5+ years).  Guides ensure you understand how the safety protection systems work, learn the dynamics of rope handling, and develop a sense of comfort moving on rock, while spending a day in the heart of Colorado’s high county.  Climb some of the same areas climbed by 10th Mountain Division soldiers in training.  Beginner, intermediate, and advanced climbers and invited to join our experienced guides for a fun day in the mountains.

Vail rock climbing adventures with Apex Mountain School offers something for everyone, from beginners to advanced climbers. Routes range in height from 35 to 90 feet, and approaches are usually within 5 minutes from the car. While rock climbing is certainly a physically and mentally challenging activity, you’ll be amazed by what what you’re able to accomplish, achieving dreams while surrounded by classic views of the Vail Valley.

Adventure Travel Guides International (ATGI) has been guiding climbers in the surrounding areas of Vail since 2001. Specializing in children and family rock climbing adventures, ATGI has a strong reputation for professional instruction and an impeccable safety record. Opportunities exist for all ages and abilities, including private or group lessons, Summer Day Camps and corporate team building.  ATGI is connected with the Eagle Climbing gym, offering indoor climbing including top-rope, lead climbing, and bouldering, along with options for everyone, from beginners to professional climbers.

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