Mankind’s feeble climbing skills and inability to digest delicious tin cans are two ways in which evolution left humans inferior to goats. Channel an inner mountain goat with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $59 for a half-day rock-climbing basics trip (up to a $199 value)
- $99 for a full-day intermediate rock-climbing trip (up to a $249 value)
During the basics expedition, guides teach the basics of climbing movement, belaying, and rappelling along an easy-to-follow path. Basics trips are held on weekends from 9 a.m. to noon or from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The intermediate trip lasts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and teaches more advanced climbing and maneuvering skills, allowing climbers to feel more independent on the crag.
Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.
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.