Learn proper and safe climbing skills and techniques and work towards greater climbing independence by taking a clinic with our AMGA certified guides. All of our guides are experienced teachers, guaranteeing that your class time will be fruitful and well spent.
Find out about our summer class offerings for a wide range of abilities. Those classes are booking now!
We have classes for beginner to advanced climbers to help all abilities of climbers reach their goals. Call 970-319-0656 to find the class that is right for you.
Come climb and experience world famous Rifle Mountain Park, featuring over 300 routes for beginners to the most hardened and experienced climbers.
Glenwood Springs lies at the mouth of beautiful Glenwood Canyon. It takes less than 15 minutes to go from our location at Glenwood Adventure Company in downtown Glenwood to arrive at the foot of the crag. There are great climbs ready for the most inexperienced and hestiant beginner as well as hardened veterans, with grades from 5.1 to 5.14. Additionally, a number of natural ropes course experiences, involving easy climbing and scrambling with rappels from 50 to 200 feet will get anyone's adrenaline going.
Unaweep is from a Ute Indian word that means canyon with two mouths. Unaweep is the only canyon in the world where the water flows in both directions. Experience the majestic granite walls of Unaweep Canyon for private guiding or professional instruction. A great spot to hone your crack climbing skills or to learn the intricacies of traditional climbing and multi-pitch techniques.
Let our experienced guides help you out with coaching on training, proper technique and the approach to climbing to help you reach your goals. Owner Mike Schneiter uses his master's degree in education, 13 years teaching experience, and over a decade of guiding, to lead the way in focused, purpose-driven coaching. Give us a call at 970-319-0656 to find out what we can do to help you.
Need help with work in the vertical realm? We have experience in professional photo shoots, scientific studies and related areas where you need someone with the climbing ability and/or the technical skills to get the results you need.
Let us tell you about some of the gear we use and why we love it.
Glenwood Climbing Guides employs guides who are experienced, trained or certified by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) and are certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. All of our guides are dedicated professionals who are committed to the task of providing the best climbing experience possible, adhering to the safest guiding and instructing practices possible. See our guide bios for more information about who we are. Glenwood Climbing Guides is fully insured and permitted in the areas we operate.
Glenwood Climbing Guides is based out of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, a beautiful mounain town on the Western Slope of Colorado. Glenwood Springs was named The Most Fun Town In America by Rand McNally and is a tourist hotspot with plenty of offer; biking, rafting, skiing, caving, fine dining, the world's largest hot springs pool and more. Visit Glenwood and spend some time experiencing some of the many attractions available in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.