$55 for a Four-Hour Introduction to Climbing Trip with a Guide and Gear from Front Range Climbing Company ($180 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Learn climbing basics
  • Climb at a scenic locale
  • Staff committed to safety
  • All gear included

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 20, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required. 48-hour cancellation policy or Groupon is forfeited. Subject to availability and weather. Must sign waiver. If under 12 years of age, must have parent or guardian present. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Some people are born to run. Some are born to scramble up and down walls and ceilings like a Tokay gecko. Unleash your inner lizard with today's Groupon: for $55, you get a four-hour introduction to climbing trip, plus a guide and all necessary gear, from Front Range Climbing Company (a $180 value).

Conquer height itself at either Mission Gorge or Mt. Woodson. The gorge features sweet, fine-grain-metamorphosed granite that has eroded into some most excellent holds, while Mt. Woodson sports lumpy boulders—the very gizzards of the earth—to scramble about with uninhibited glee. The staff at Front Range will help you decide which trip is right for you.

During the four-hour ascension into sub-outer space, gravity-bound life forms learn basic safety procedures and vital sky-ascending techniques, such as knot-tying and belaying. Front Range supplies all of the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, chisels for carving Herbert Hoover's face into the cliff). You just provide the snacks, water, sun protection, and comfortable and weather-appropriate shoes and clothes. Determined climbers will reach picturesque, sky-piercing summits, earn the right to gaze at awe-inspiring views, and christen a notable rock Brian Dennehy.

Hilltop-defeaters will feel comfortable and secure with the Front Range Climbing staffers, who adhere to strict safety standards and have years of rock-grappling experience. Because class sizes are limited, call ahead to make a reservation and discuss a meeting spot.

Trips subject to availability and weather. Climbers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Front Range Climbing Company

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 the world-renowned Garden of the Gods—a formation of red rocks near Colorado Springs—and Red Rock Canyon, which offers visitors the largest rock climbing park in the Pike's Peak region. The company tailors trips to both beginning and experienced climbers.

Customer Reviews

What a great experience! Lots of hands-on time on the wall; great for groups of varying skill levels.
Kevin W. · March 21, 2016
Great people and experience
Alex A. · January 20, 2016
The guides know and provide a lot of good information. If you have never climbed before, they will be sure to help you progress as fast or slow as you need.
Taylor W. · January 8, 2016

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