Spend the morning being adventurous and go rock climbing! This exhilarating climbing experience is perfect for any group size including families and kids. Denver, Colorado is just a short drive away from some fantastic rock climbing for all ability levels. Spectacular scenery, amazing climbing, and professional guides and instructors make this a must do!

This is a group climbing tour suited for beginners looking to try it out and experience the thrill of rock climbing. Spend the morning learning to climb in Golden (20 minutes west of Denver) with an AMGA trained and certified instructor. This climbing tour is appropriate for all skill levels, however, the emphasis is on beginners and a solid intro experience to outdoor rock climbing. All necessary climbing equipment is provided as you challenge yourself on some of the best rock climbing in the Denver Front Range area.

Participants meet at our office in Golden, Colorado and get geared up for a morning of rock climbing. A short carpool from the office and a quick hike put you at the base of some real rock where you’ll get a solid introduction to climbing and climbing movement as you scale the cliffs and take in the sights.



7:45am – Meet at the Golden Mountain Guides Office. Meet your guides/instructors and get geared up.​

8:00am – Carpool to a local climbing area and hike into the cliff.

8:20am – Learn how to put on climbing equipment and tie a figure eight knot.

8:30am – Climb some rocks!

11:45am – Pack up gear and return to the Golden Mountain Guides office.

12:00pm – Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Golden.

Course Dates Price Location Course Length Difficulty Rating
Course DatesMay 4 to October 5, 2024 (every Saturday) Price$149 LocationGolden, Colorado Course Length8:00am to 12:00pm Difficulty Rating1/10
  • Learn from a pro! Our guides/instructors have undergone rigorous training and certification to be able to teach you
  • Includes complimentary photos
  • All climbing equipment is provided
  • Perfectly suited for beginners looking to try rock climbing
  • Ages four and up welcome
  • Lots of time to climb and see what the excitement is all about
Price Includes


  • A professionally trained and/or certified AMGA guide
  • All necessary climbing equipment including harnesses, helmets, climbing shoes, belay devices, ropes, and protection
  • Professional guiding and instruction throughout the entire day
  • Resources to further your climbing journey


  • Transportation. You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from a designated meeting area
  • Gratuity
  • Personal items such as food, clothing, backpack, etc.
  • Entrance fees and parking fees (where necessary)
Topics Covered
  • Rock climbing equipment and how to use it
  • Safety considerations of outdoor climbing
  • Introduction to climbing knots
  • Belaying
  • Rock climbing movement
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