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Telluride Alpinism
Ice Climbing Telluride
 
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explore telluride's summits!

How many times have you looked up at the majestic peaks surrounding Telluride and wondered what it would take to earn their summits? Colorado Mountaineering is at the heart of the Telluride experience, ask any local. Join us for peak ascents, from casual walk-ups to technical snow/couloir/rock climbs. Your summit photo will look great on your wall and be a fabulous reminder of your Telluride Adventure!

For the ultimate adventure combine an over night with climbing one of the local 14,000 foot peaks. 

 

 
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Non-Technical Peak Ascents
$125.00/person/day group rate [ 4 or more ]
$150.00/person/day small group rate [ 3 or less ]
$275.00
private lesson

Gain the summit of some our region's most prominent peaks by simply walking to the top. Join us for a moderate hike or something a bit more strenuous if you like. Either way you will have the opportunity to indulge in some of the best views of the Telluride valley and surrounding area. There is no better way to have a true alpine experience. | Make reservation

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Technical Peak Ascents
$190.00/person/day group rate [ 4 or more ]
$250.00/person/day small group rate [ 3 or less ]
$400.00
private lesson

Join our expert guides for a unique alpine adventure that incorporates elements of rock climbing and/or snow climbing as well as a variety of technical mountaineering skills. Some experience may be required for these peaks, so you may want to join us for a day or two of rock climbing before you venture out. | Make reservation

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Ski Mountaineering
$190.00/person/day group rate [ 4 or more ]
$250.00/person/day small group rate [ 3 or less ]
$400.00
private lesson

Designed for expert skiers or snowboards, this adventure will allow you to experience Telluride's backcountry steeps and untracked faces of the local couloirs while practicing safe route-finding, backcountry travel protocols and avalanche hazard evaluation. While skiing down a majestic lines, these adventures are not for the faint of heart and promise to deliver a once in a life time experience.| Make reservation


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Adult Mountaineering Camps
3-day Trip $425.00 per person
5-day Trip $650.00 per person

Our three and five day Mountaineering Camps are designed to provide you with an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to travel safely in the mountains. You will learn the fundamentals of moving through mountain terrain, how to use technical mountaineering equipment including ropes and belay techniques, and how to travel safely across snow using ice axes and/or crampons. Your experience culminates in an ascent of one of our region's most majestic peaks! | Make reservation

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Teen Mountaineering Camps
3-Day Camps: $375.00 per teenager
5-Day Camps: $550.00 per teenager

Modeled after our Adult Mountaineering Camps, our three day Teen Mountaineering Camps offer your teen a chance to meet other young folks while learning valuable life skills. These programs are designed to provide your teenager with an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to travel safely in the mountains. They'll learn the fundamentals of moving through mountain terrain, how to use technical mountaineering equipment including ropes and belay techniques, and how to travel safely across snow using ice axes and/or crampons. Your teenager's experience culminates in an ascent of one of our region's most majestic peaks!
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Summer Snow School - Half Day
$125.00/person/day group rate [ 4 or more ]
$150.00/person/day small group rate [ 3 or less ]
$275.00
private lesson

In order to be able to climb many of Colorado 's peaks in the summer, you need to have a basic understanding of how to travel across snow. In this clinic, your instructor will teach you how to effectively use an ice axe, self-arrest techniques and climbing skills. And what better way to cool off on a hot summer day! (Early summer only) | Make reservation

 


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If you’re interested in a semi-private day please ask about pricing and availability at the time of booking.

Please Note:
We have chosen these technical and non-technical peaks because they best represent what our region offers - however, others may be available upon request.

 

 

TELLURIDE FOURTEENERS
El Diente
Wilson Peak
Mount Wilson

 

NON TECHNICAL PEAKS
Ballard Peak
Ajax
Palmyra Peak
Vermillion
Fuller Peak
Whipple Mountain

 

TECHNICAL PEAKS
Wilson Peak
Mount Wilson
El Diente
Lizard Head
Chimney
Pilot Knob
Dallas Peak
South Lookout
U.S. Grant

 

 
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970.728.4101 or 1.866.FUN.TRIDE
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email: tara@tellurideadventures.com

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Tara Butson, Operation Director
main office / reservations: 970.728.4101
toll free: 1-866-FUN-TRIDE
Fax: 970-728-4489