Intro to Trad Weekend

Saturday, May 28th 2022Sunday, May 29th 2022

Estes Park is a traditional climbing paradise, with Lumpy Ridge in our front lawn and RMNP in the backyard, we’re no strangers to plugging gear and exploring the mountains around us. If you’re feeling ready to start building your trad climbing skill set then a weekend intro to trad getaway is the perfect first step. …

Intro To Multi-Pitch

Saturday, June 11th 2022Sunday, June 12th 2022

Feeling the call of longer routes, and bigger cliffs? Multi-pitch climbing requires an array of skills, from ascension to getting back down to moving efficiently. Join us for a weekend of multi-pitch skills practice where we will cover; anchor building, rope management, specific multi-pitch safety concerns, rappelling skills, mulit-pitch efficiency, belaying from above, route finding …

Rock Rescue Weekend

Saturday, June 18th 2022Sunday, June 19th 2022

Getting out of trouble in the vertical world can be intimidating, but we’re here to help you build the skillset to handle adverse situations in the mountains. Our rock rescue weekend retreat is a perfect opportunity to work on more advanced rope skills under the supervision of guides and clean up the clutter. We will …

Gym to Crag Weekend

Saturday, May 21st 2022Sunday, May 22nd 2022

It’s summer in Colorado, the sun is out, the mountains are cool and crisp, and you’re ready to take all those climbing skills you’ve been working on in the gym this winter outside. Let us help you get started with our gym to crag weekend camp. This open enrollment weekend retreat will help you learn …

Companion Rescue Course

Sunday, December 15th 2019Tuesday, December 15th 2020

Spend a day with KMAC learning and improving your avalanche rescue skills. First we will meet at our Stanley Hotel headquarters and spend some time talking theory in the classroom. Next we will head into the alpine of Rocky Mountain National Park for some intensive hands-on practice with efficiently conducting an avalanche transceiver (beacon) search, …

Rec Level 1

Friday, December 21st 2018Sunday, December 23rd 2018

Travel Safe The AIARE Level 1 Course begins the basic foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in avalanche terrain.  Taking this course should be everyone’s first step before venturing into the backcountry in winter.  The goal of this AIARE Level 1 Course is for students to learn the basics of snow pack science, terrain …

Beginner Climbing Camp

Tuesday, June 21st 2022Tuesday, June 28th 2022

This camp is designed for those who have climbed some—maybe just in a gym—and want to experience the vertical world outside. We will spend a week sampling the various disciplines of rock climbing in the legendary Rocky Mountain National Park and surrounding areas. We will begin with the fundamentals of climbing and establish safe habits …

Intermediate Climbing Camp

Tuesday, June 28th 2022Tuesday, July 5th 2022

Similar to the Beginner Camp, we will spend time in many different disciplines of rock climbing: sport, trad, bouldering, and multi-pitch. But this time we assume students have built some strength up back at their home climbing gyms. From this starting point we will have an intense week of climbing and learning. We will have …

Advanced Climbing Camp

Sunday, July 23rd 2017Sunday, July 30th 2017

(Ages: 12-14, 15-17)  We’ve set aside this week for students who just can’t get enough of outdoor climbing. It is tailored to students who have demonstrated advanced technical abilities and skills. Every day we will choose multi pitch routes on big faces and crags in Rocky Mountain National Park. Early starts and long days are …