What You'll Get
Climbing a mountain is a terrific personal achievement, like earning a master's degree or marrying a doctor. Earn your adventurous keep with today’s Groupon to Apex Ex, with trips beginning at Boulder Canyon, Chautauqua Park, Clear Creek Canyon, and Table Mountain. Choose between the following options:
• For $49, you get one excursion from the high-school-student adventure pack, valid for participants ages 14–18 (up to a $149 value).
• For $59, you get one excursion from the adult adventure pack (up to a $149 value).
With either option, Groupon customers will also receive a $50 credit toward their next full day trip.
Featured in National Geographic, Apex Ex outfits adventurists with the gear, transportation, and expertise to engage in healthy outdoor activity. Join the distinguished list of past clients including Google, Hewlett-Packard, and a former student-council secretary as a mountain grappler on one of the Adventure Pack excursions. Customers can venture out on a half-day technical introduction to rock climbing (a $149 value), a half-day of beginner's mountain biking (a $99 value), or a full day of hiking up to 2,000 vertical feet (a $99 value). Excursions, which are led by outdoor educators, set out at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays and on weekends between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. throughout the summer. Your guide will be on hand to instruct on belaying and rappelling, fixing a flat tire, and fashioning a back scratcher from a tree branch and wheel spokes. Participants will be provided with all necessary gear, except mountain bikes ($10) and shoes ($5), which can be rented.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required; rescheduled reservation must be 10+ days after canceled reservation. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Extra fee for rental shoes and bikes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Apex Ex
The mountain-savvy staff at Apex Ex equip people of all skill levels with the knowledge, gear, and plans necessary to explore the wilderness all year round. Seasoned guides and instructors, many of whom are trained by organizations such as the National Outdoor Leadership School and the American Mountain Guides Association, lead classes that teach students important lessons ranging from backcountry snow basics to avalanche rescue. In summer months, the experts lead guided climbing and backpacking trips and offer whitewater tube rentals. Water and adventure sports enthusiast can then enjoy a wild ride on Clear Creek in Golden, which can be kicked up a notch by hopping out at the park and enjoying the ambiance, setting up a picnic, or playing frisbee, hacky sack, and slack line.