Golden Mountain Guides is Colorado’s premier choice for unparalleled climbing, hiking, and mountaineering expeditions. We are distinguished by the experience, qualifications, and caliber of our guides, each of whom receives continued education and is certified by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). When you choose Golden Mountain Guides, you can expect unparalleled quality and only certified, experienced guides leading you through some of the most memorable adventures in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and the world.
Are you new to backcountry skiing and eager to explore the untamed beauty of Colorado? Join us for our Introduction to Backcountry Skiing course this winter! This course is designed specifically for those seeking an introduction to this exhilarating winter sport. If you have a passion for skiing or riding and a desire to explore…Learn More about Introduction to Backcountry Skiing
Explore the enchanting and dynamic world of winter backcountry landscapes while equipping yourself with essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions in avalanche terrain. Our AIARE 1 Avalanche Course is your gateway to understanding the fundamental principles of avalanche safety, risk assessment, and rescue techniques. Following the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education…Learn More about Avalanche Level 1
Lincoln Falls, located on Hoosier Pass between Breckenridge and Alma, is one of the premiere ice climbing destinations in Colorado. It is a convenient drive from the Denver area and routinely holds some of the best early and late season ice around. Sitting at the base of the Colorado Fourteener Mount Lincoln, this ice venue…Learn More about Lincoln Falls
We know there is no one-size-fits-all approach to adventure. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or expert looking to climb a half-day, full-day, or whole week, our AMGA-certified guides will customize your experience to meet your unique skill level and taste for excitement. Even better, all gear is included.
Ready to embark on an ice climbing adventure of a lifetime? We are the premier destination for unforgettable privately guided ice climbing trips. Immerse yourself in the thrill of scaling frozen waterfalls with our expert guides. Winter time in Colorado is our playground! Colorado boasts some of the very best ice climbing in the lower…Learn More about Privately Guided Ice Climbing
Alaska needs little introduction as a winter paradise. As the largest state in the country, there is an abundance of incredible ice climbing centered around Anchorage. And we are excited to share it with you! Join us and our professional guides for some of the absolute best ice climbing around Anchorage, Palmer, and Wasilla. South…Learn More about Alaska Ice Climbing
Welcome to the thrilling world of ice climbing in Golden, Colorado – where the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains meets the heart-pounding excitement of frozen waterfalls! Nestled against the majestic backdrop of the foothills, Golden has some of the most captivating ice climbing in the Denver area. Our expertly curated ice climbing trips offer…Learn More about Golden Ice Climbing
We are dedicated to giving back to the communities and lands in which we live, work, and thrive. In addition to donating a percentage of our profits to areas we climb, such as the City of Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park, we donate educational guided trips to Jefferson County, engage in stewardship projects like cleaning Lincoln Falls, contribute to the Outdoor Lab program for leadership development, and run a mentorship initiative. It is our honor to support the people and places we love in our beautiful state.