Pro Level 1

December 19-23, 2022 This course is taught in partnership with Silverton Avalanche School and taught by their Pro Faculty. It will use KMAC’s facilities and the mountains of RMNP. Pro 1 Course Deposit  – Pay First: (Please thoroughly read the Registration Process below, prior to paying your deposit) You will pay the balance upon application approval.  …

Recreational Level 2

Learn to Lead in the Backcountry $750 Taught in partnership with Silverton Avalanche School (SAS) and Weston Backcountry, the 4-day Recreational Level 2 Course is designed for experienced backcountry travelers who want to advance their skills. Where the Rec-1 teaches adventurers how to be a member of a team, the Rec-2 teaches how to be a leader …

Weddings

Estes Park’s ultimate Adventure Wedding! We will work with you to create the most memorable wedding you can possible imagine. We can take advantage of the full range of what KMAC does and open it up to a unique custom wedding. Contact us today to discuss your options. Some popular ideas have been: The Skynet …

EduTour

Advanced Backcountry Knowledge Tour Dates: January 8th January 22nd March 11th Bring your own group and setup a custom date! We are often asked about ‘next steps,’ especially after finishing a level one course. We often recommend hiring a guide as one of the best next steps. This can seem daunting and prohibitively expensive, but …

Book for 2022

KMAC has worked with schools, camps, churches, clubs, teams, and pretty much every kind of youth group imaginable to bring young adults into the mountains for over 30 years. Now, more than any time in that 35 year history, we believe youth (and all of us) need the wilderness. We are working with groups to …

2022 Climbing Camps

June 21-28: Beginner Climbing Camp June 28 – July 5: Intermediate Climbing Camp July 5 – 12: Teen Bouldering Camp July 12-19: Girls Climbing Camp August 8-9: Bouldering Masterclass August 9-16: Elite Climbing Camp As lifelong rock climbers, all of us at KMAC have traveled the world seeking the best cliffs and mountains there are …

Hire a Partner

Let us help design your ultimate hike! We will work with you to pull off any route, objective, or goal you have. Give us a call today to set something up! This is a great option for days where the reservation system for RMNP is full as KMAC is exempt from this system and can …

Backpacking

Backpacking: Spend a night or more in the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Stars through the pines in the wilderness, coffee as the sun rises, sleeping deeply under a tarp miles from the nearest road. These are true memory makers. Let us customize a trip for you and your group!

Hire a Partner

This is your dream day on the rock! We will work with you to pull off any route, objective, or goal you have. Give us a call today to set something up! We are happy to work with youth, groups, families, and everyone else! This is also a great option for days where the reservation …

Courses

At KMAC we have long considered ourselves educators first and guides second. We love the process of imparting in-depth and meaningful information to those eager to learn. This summer we are rolling out an comprehensive lineup of courses designed to create a solid skill set and decision making framework in all sorts of different topics. …

Splitboard School

KMAC’s Splitboard School is proud to be the premier split school in the Front Range. Our core guides are all lifelong snowboarders with a passion for surfing the mountains of the world Between us, we have well over a thousand missions into Rocky Mountain National Park under our belts. In that time we have learned …

Recreational Level 1

  January 13-15 January 27-29 February 10-12 March 3-5 Learn to Read the Story of the Backcountry $630 Taught in partnership with Silverton Avalanche School (SAS) and Weston Backcountry, the Recreational Level 1 Course begins the basic foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in and around avalanche terrain. The goal is …

Cross Country Skiing

Introduction to Cross Country Skiing in Rocky Mountain National Park for all ages and abilities. Join a Kent Mountain Adventure Center guide to discover the fun and freedom of cross country skiing. With the incredible winter views and trails for all abilities, your guide will share their expertise about proper equipment use and the unique …

Snow Shoeing

Half-Day Snowshoe Adventure! Winter outings can be overwhelming to a first-timer. The large amount of necessary equipment, determining weather and snow conditions, and where to go can seem daunting. The consequences for mistakes in any of these categories can turn a winter outing into something very difficult and unpleasant. With the help and expertise of …

School Programs

Welcome to Kent Mountain Adventure Center’s School Programs. 33 years and going Strong! That’s not a typo. For 33 years we’ve stayed the course that defined our mission on day 1: “to provide personal growth through adventure.” We’ve accomplished this mission with a commitment to every student that is exemplary in the industry with rock …

Kieners

Also known as the Mountaineer’s Route or “Grand Course” of the mountain. This popular climb was pioneered by Swiss guide Walter Kiener in the winter of 1925. It is a classic, moderate alpine climb. Conditions can vary depending on the season. June through September are typically the best months for an ascent of Kiener’s. However, …

North Face

The Historic Cable Route Being one of our favorites, we’ll often suggest this route as it’s the most direct way to reach the top. It’s steeper than the keyhole having a few sections of low 5th class climbing – meaning the hand and foot holds while generally obvious and plenty, the use of a rope …

Cliff Camping

Perhaps you’ve heard about it. Maybe you’ve seen it. Now YOU can do it! Spend a night camping out on a sheer rock face hundreds of feet off the ground. Cliff Camping should be on every adventure seekers “Bucket” list! Sleeping on a portaledge used to be reserved for ‘big-wall’ climbers with years of experience. …