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1+ day Intermediate Winter Mountaineering Skills in Vail, CO

Join one of our certified mountain guides for a one or more days long intermediate winter mountaineering skills course in Vail, Colorado.

Mountain RangeRockies
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Improve your basic winter mountaineering skills on this intermediate course.

  • Practice what you learn on the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Vail, Colorado.

  • Learn many things, from winter survival skills to high angle self-rescue.


Are you a relatively experienced winter mountaineer? Are you looking to improve upon your basic skills, while also learning some new ones as well? Then this intermediate level, winter mountaineering course in Vail, Colorado is for you.

This course will take place in the spectacular Colorado Rockies. As a result, you will get to put into practice everything you will learn. Moreover, this course can last for one, or several days if you wish. Hence giving you plenty of opportunity to learn as much as you want.

Some examples of what you will learn during this course includes self-arrest review and practice and high angle self-rescue, where you will learn how to get yourself out of threatening situations in difficult terrains. We will go over team rope travel, where you will get to practice the basics and talk about how to properly do it. We will go over white out navigation and fixed line ascension. There will also be in instruction about winter snow shelter construction, including igloos, qunizees, caves and more, as well as winter survival skills.

When it comes to mountaineering, the only way to climb bigger and more challenging mountains is to learn how to properly and safely do it. If that is your goal, then this intermediate level winter mountaineering course will surely help you. To join us on this course near Vail, Colorado, in the Rockies, just send us a request.

We also offer a beginner level version of this course, which you can enjoy here.



There are several comfortable accommodation options in Vail that we would be happy to recommend to you.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

USD 413 each

Group of 2

USD 207 each

Group of 3

USD 135 each

Group of 4

USD 104 each

Group of 5

USD 83 each

Group of 6

USD 68 each

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