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Front Range Climbing Company's certified climbing instructors know the best routes around the mountains of the west and the southwest. In Colorado, they may also trek into North Table Mountain Park?a volcanic outcropping near Denver?and North Cheyenne Ca?on, which offers granite crags. In the winter, the waterfalls freeze-over and present an entirely new experience as climbers use ice axes for ice-climbing. The company tailors trips to both beginning and experienced climbers.

1370 Windmill Ave.
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

For more than two decades, Sports Climbing Center has provided a spacious and well-appointed destination for new climbers and seasoned ascenders alike. After outfitting visitors with shoes, harnesses, and Spider-Man costumes, staffers lead lessons and spot climbers as they navigate the footholds and handholds of facility's brightly colored walls or the newly added bouldering wall. The center also hosts a variety of competitions and leads outdoor excursions for students to put their learned skills to work on rock faces and unsuspecting statues.

4650 Northpark Dr
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

John McDonough has spent his life rising to meet outdoor challenges. Years ago he began traveling the globe as a skier and rock climber, finding adventure and challenges on faraway mountains and snowy cliffs. After more than two decades on skis and 15 years scaling rocks, the AMGA Certified Single-Pitch Instructor??who once accompanied an inspiring group of blind climbers on a trip??now operates First Ascent Mountain School. The gig comes with the daily pleasure of watching beginners submit to the powerful sense of awe and accomplishment that comes with mountaineering. As First Ascent's founding director, John has assembled a small band of professional mountain guides who shared his zeal for nature and teaching. The crew touts a penchant for making the sometimes-intimidating activities of rock-terrain climbing and snowshoeing accessible to anyone who is interested.

1805 North 30th Street
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

Front Range Climbing Company's certified climbing instructors know the best routes around the mountains of the west and the southwest. In Colorado, they may also trek into North Table Mountain Park?a volcanic outcropping near Denver?and North Cheyenne Ca?on, which offers granite crags. In the winter, the waterfalls freeze-over and present an entirely new experience as climbers use ice axes for ice-climbing. The company tailors trips to both beginning and experienced climbers.

1805 N. 30th St.
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

Garden of The Gods is a national natural landmark located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The visitor center and park are open only at specific times of the year, so please check their website before making travel plans. The park offers spectacular views of sandstone rock formations and has an excellent visitor’s center that houses a café, souvenir shop, and educational materials. The area is one of the most photographed in the world, with the snow-capped Pikes Peak in the background. The park seeks to educate visitors about the development of the many magnificent rock formations in the area. Group tours are available, along with field trips for students of all ages. Garden of the Gods Park has developed a movie called, “How Did Those Red Rocks Get There?” that has become very popular. The 14-minute film is shown on a 23 foot screen and gives the geological history of the formation of red rocks and the Garden of the Gods park.

1805 North 30th Street
Colorado Springs,
CO
US