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7093 Specker Ave, Bldg. 2429
Monday- Friday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hours may vary due to programming.
(719) 526-5176 (Trevor)
(719) 526-5198 (Carleton)
(719) 526-3907 (Tara)
• Indoor rock climbing wall: 28’ tall and 43’ wide!
• Expert advice & assistance
• Instruction courses and clinics
• Affordable prices
• Climbing certifications
• Youth adventure programs
• Team building programs
Adventure Programs and Education
Programs and Education
SWING INTO SPRING EVENTS
Local Brew Tour
April 22, 2016 / 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
May 5, 2016 / 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
$10 per person
Shelf Road Climbing Weekend
April 22, 2016-April 24, 2016
5:30 p.m. Friday-7 p.m. Sunday
$130 per person
How To Mountain Bike
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
April 30, 2016
May 21, 2016
$10 per person (includes bike rental)
Kayak Pool Sessions
April 21, 2016
May 3, 2016
$20 per person
Adventure Programs and Education teaches the necessary skills for good decision-making in the great outdoors. Programs are structured with the highest regard for customer service, safety and preservation of the environment.
Adventure Programs & Education offers a broad range of trips and instructional courses. Call to schedule private trips,
special group excursions or have us create a custom program
that’s just right for you.
*All dates and prices and subject to change.
Taos, NM Ski and Snowboard Getaway
Discover the “Soul of the South” in Taos, New Mexico! Ski and snowboard your troubles away on this weekend getaway that won’t disappoint. Cost includes transportation, lodging and two breakfasts. Trip meets at and departs from the Outdoor Recreation Complex.
Dates: Feb. 13-15, 2016
Time: 7 a.m. Saturday - 8 p.m. Monday Cost: $210 (for 1st & 2nd person per room) $100 (for 3rd & 4th person per room)
*Military lift ticket price is $72
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Trips
Want to learn how to ski or snowboard? Join us for a day at Monarch Ski area and get professional instruction during the first half of the day, then test your skills all afternoon. Learn to conquer Colorado’s beautiful and snowy mountain terrain!
Dates: Check out Get on the Bus Trips for a complete list of scheduled Monarch Day Trips.
(Pick up and drop off at the 8th Street Hobby Lobby.)
Cost: $62 for a lesson, ages 7+. (See transportaton and lift ticket prices for Get On the Bus Ski & Snowboard Trips)
Cross Country Skiing
Experience an age-old style of traveling in a winter environment. Join us for a day in the Rocky Mountains while learning the basics of cross-country skiing. Instruction and transportation provided.
Dates: March 13 (2016)
Time: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. (Pick up and drop off at the 8th Street Hobby Lobby.)
Cost: $25 (includes ski rental)
Backcountry Ski & Snowboard
Are you sick of the lift lines at resorts? Come learn the skills necessary to travel in the backcountry while experiencing the solitude and freedom of the hills, which makes backcountry skiing & snowboarding so unique. Spend the day out on the snow and ride the freshest Colorado powder!
Dates: March 19 (2016)
Time: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hut Ski or Snowshoe Trip
Imagine a winter wonderland right at your front door. Join us for a ski hut trip in the Rockies and trek 4 miles to this amazing hut for an excellent skiing experience and great meals by a warm fire.
Dates: March 4-6 and April 2-3, 2016
Time: 6 a.m. Saturday-7 p.m. Sunday
Beginner Ice Climbing
(Recommended Prerequisite: Climbing Wall Instruction)
Want to experience something unique and rewarding? Climb a frozen waterfall! Learn basic ice climbing movements and techniques while balancing on crampons and using ice climbing tools.
Date: Feb. 13, March 5 (2016)
Time: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person
Intermediate Ice Climbing
Come join us and test your skills on vertical single and multi-pitch ice curtains. Lincoln Falls, located at the base of Mount Lincoln near Hoosier Pass, are amazing frozen waterfalls perfect for ice climbing.
Dates: Feb. 27, March 25 (2016)
Time: 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ouray Ice Climbing Weekend
(Recommended Prerequisite: Beginner Ice Climbing)
Located in the Uncompahgre Gorge, Ouray Ice Park is devoted exclusively to the sport of ice climbing. Join the APE guides for a world-class weekend of ice climbing and exploring the unique mountain town of Ouray, CO.
Dates: Feb. 19-21, 2016
Time: 5 p.m. Friday-7 p.m. Sunday
Mountaineering Weekend Trip
Learn basic mountaineering skills such as self-arrest, use of pickets and flukes, and traveling over snow with crampons and an ice axe. Enjoy a picturesque ascent on moderately steep snow or on a mixed route. Experience the freedom of the hills! Price includes all technical equipment, 2 lunches, & 2 breakfasts.
Dates: April 8-10, 2016
Times: 5 p.m. Friday-8 p.m. Sunday
Snowshoeing allows you to experience the solitude and serenity of our Colorado wilderness. Learn tips and techniques for traveling efficiently on snowshoes and take advantage of all the “Kodak Moments” along the way!
Dates: Feb. 12, March 19 (2016)
Time: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. (Pick up and drop off at the 8th Street Hobby Lobby.)Cost: $25 with snowshoe rental
Full Moon Snowshoeing/Hiking Trips*
Snowshoes limited to the first 10 people
Dates: Feb. 22, March 23 (2016)
Time: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
This tour has it all: trail riding, road riding and plenty of free ride time! Visit three historic gold and silver mines and two operating quarries. Lunch included. Ages 15 & older can ride solo, ages 14 & under must ride as a passenger.
Dates: Dec. 24, 2015
Jan. 18, Feb. 20, March 23, March 26 (2016)
Time: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. (Pick up and drop off at the 8th Street Hobby Lobby)
Cost: $175 for a single rider, $240 for two riders