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What You'll Get
Some people are born to run; some are born to scramble up and down cliffs like a tokay gecko. Unleash your inner lizard with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $60 for a four-hour Flatirons hike-and-climb trip for one with equipment rental (a $120 value)
- $75 for a half-day Rock Climbing Basics class at Clear Creek Canyon for one with equipment rental (a $165 value)
- $89 for a four-hour Flatirons hike-and-climb trip for two with equipment rentals (a $240 value)
- $89 for a half-day Rock Climbing Basics class at Clear Creek Canyon for two with equipment rentals (a $210 value)
Armed with included shoes and harnesses, groups led by a guide hike around the base of the Flatirons for three hours, avoiding the 1,000-foot summit. Alternatively, the four- to six-hour Basics course delves deeper into the vertical arts, granting hands-on rock-climbing experience at Clear Creek Canyon. The instructors help their wards into the included equipment before giving lessons on safety, rope care, climbing knots, and negotiating with territorial mountain goats.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Nov 29, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. May buy 2 additional as gift for half-day for two option. Valid only for option purchased. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Denver Mountain Guiding
A seemingly insurmountable fin of sandstone protrudes 300 feet in the air, challenging all humans to dare conquer its peak. As groups look on in awe of this natural wonder, a Denver Mountain Guiding guide suits up and begins the ascent, leading students of all levels on a thrilling and challenging climb.
Denver Mountain Guiding’s coterie of guides— all which receive training and certifications through the American Mountain Guides Association—are a motley mix, encompassing passionate climbers with decades of experience, expert weekend warriors, wilderness first responders, and first-aid- and CPR-certified guides. They lead beginners through elite-level climbers on recreational trips around local rock-climbing hot spots such as Clear Creek Canyon. Outings include full-day and half-day climbs of varying levels of difficulty, as well as lessons and camps that teach basics such as rope safety, knots, belaying, rappelling, and anchors.