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Mount Arkansas, 1-day Winter Ascent, starting from Vail

Join one of our experienced and certified mountain guides for a full day winter ascent of the beautiful Mount Arkansas, starting from Vail, in Colorado.

Mountain RangeRockies
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Spend a full day climbing to the summit of Mount Arkansas in the Rockies.

  • Admire several nearby peaks during the climb, including Mount Buckskin.

  • Located very close to the lovely town of Vail.


There are a number of amazing peaks to climb throughout the Colorado Rocky Mountains, many of which are near Vail. Several of those peaks exceed a dizzying 4,000 meters. One of those peaks is Mount Arkansas. At 4,205 meters, the mountain is an amazing sight to behold. However, on this full day trip, you will not just be admiring the mountain, you will get to climb it as well!

Not only are the views you will get from the summit of Mount Arkansas unbelievable, but the views you will get to enjoy throughout the climb are absolutely stunning. You will get to see a number of great peaks. Some examples include Mount Democrat, Mount Buckskin and the Traver Peak. Furthermore, you will also get to see the South Gore range, along with the Mosquito, Sawatch and Elk peaks. Thus providing you with a tremendous opportunity to see why the Rockies are so majestic.

For the climb itself, while it is not exceedingly difficult, you should be in good physical condition. Past experience is a plus as well.

Starting in the wonderful town of Vail, this climbing trip to the top of Mount Arkansas will definitely leave a lasting impression upon you. So, if you want some great climbing memories in one of the most famous mountain ranges in the world, just send us a request. We look forward to guiding you.

We can also take you to the top of Handies Peak on this full day adventure.



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

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Prices per person

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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