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clear creek canyon ice climbing




It's rare to find good ice climbing so close to Denver! A 15 minute drive up Clear Creek Canyon provides great winter views and plenty of ice climbing opportunities less than 5 minutes from the road. This is a great location for beginners looking to learn to ice climb near the comforts of Denver, or those looking to get a few pitches in after work.

We offer both Half and Full days trips in Clear Creek Canyon. Both options are 100% customizable towards your climbing ability and goals.

More information:

  • Recommended experience level: beginner to intermediate

  • This is a semi-strenuous day

  • Less than 30 minutes from Denver!

Price Includes


  • A professionally trained and/or certified AMGA guide

  • All necessary ice climbing equipment including harnesses, helmets, belay devices, crampons, ice tools, and mountaineering boots

  • Professional guiding and instruction throughout the entire day

Price Excludes


  • Transportation. You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from a designated meeting area

  • Gratuity

  • Personal items such as food, warm clothing, backpack, etc.

  • Entrance fees and parking fees (where necessary)



  • Very short approach to the ice

  • A great location to crank outs lots of pitches

  • Very low commitment

  • Custom tailored day towards you

  • Great for both Half and Full Days


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Extreme 1
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Extreme 3
Summit a Flatiron
Full Day
Half Day
Half Day
Full Day
Summit a Flatiron

1 Person = $220*

2 People = $170*

3 People = $150*

4 People = $130*

5 People = $110*

6-10 People = $95*

10+ People = Please call for large group rates

*Price is per person

  • Up to 4 hours in length

  • Custom tailored guided climbing and instruction

  • Perfect for: learning and practicing new climbing skills or individuals and groups looking for single pitch climbing

  • Offered at both 8am and 1pm (we highly recommend the 8am time slot to avoid afternoon weather

1 Person = $300*

2 People = $200*

3 People = $180*

4 People = $160*

5 People = $140*

6-10 People = $120*

10+ People = Please call for large group rates

*Price is per person

  • Up to 8 hours in length

  • Custom tailored guided climbing and instruction

  • Perfect for: multi-pitch climbing or large groups looking to maximize their time climbing

  • Necessary for areas with long approaches

  • Typical start time is 8am

1 Person = $270*

2 People = $185*

3 People = $160*

4+ People = $150*

*Price is per person

  • Typical summits include: First, Second, and Third Flatirons

  • Summit climbs normally take between 4 and 8 hours

  • Perfect for individuals and groups looking to experience a cool summit or an introduction to multi-pitch climbing

  • Typical start time is 8am; however, an earlier start may be required to beat weather and crowds

1 Person = $470*

2 People = $300*

3+ People = $330*

*Price is per person

  • 8-12 hours in length

  • Typical start time is before sunrise

  • Great for many of the classic alpine routes

1 Person = $670*

2 People = $520*

*Price is per person

  • 12+ hours in length

  • Pre-sunrise starts required

  • Large alpine routes such as Long's Peak

1 Person = $400*

2 People = $300*

3+ People = $280*

*Price is per person

  • 8-10 hours in length

  • Predawn start times are normally required

  • Perfect for longer moderate routes with large approaches

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Always an Amazing Experience!

"This is the company to go with! I have toured with Golden Mountain Guides since October 2016 and have now been on a total of 6 trips with them. On these kinds of adventures, it's always important to feel confident that your guide knows what they are doing and that their knowledge will not only teach you things, but keep you safe. Can't wait for my next adventure!"

Heidi S.

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