Mother Nature has definitely helped us out the last 24 hours with just over 20+ cms of snow! Left: You can either climb the First Flatiron on your own or hire a climbing guide for the day from Apex Mountain School. You just have to choose. It is amazing how many different criteria there are to determine the highest peaks, mostly because of volcanic sub-peaks but also because of error margins. • Adventure Skating Loop Hotdoggin’ at Apex! Find what to do today, this weekend, or in November. With expansive views of Colorado’s Rockies and a chance to challenge yourself in a winter wonderland, ice climbing is a great way to spend the day in the mountains. The Skating Loop at Apex Resort is a winter wonderland adventure.

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• Nighttime Activities. © 2017 Apex Resort. Our family business is Vail’s original mountaineering school and climbing guide service. “I recently took an AIARE Level 1 Avy course with Apex. Great winter activity for new or experienced climbers! Take the experience one step further and arrange for a Food & Fire bonfire to complete this perfect experience for the whole family. Research our site for fun summer activities and book in advance, or get a gift card to use in the future. These climbs range in height between 30 and 100+ feet, providing an excellent selection of beginner through advanced options. Please note rentals are only available between 9am and 4pm Sunday – Monday and 9am – 9pm Friday and Saturday.

Weather at Apex. We offer avalanche education courses; these classes offer a framework for mitigating this risk while planning, decision-making and traveling in winter avalanche terrain. "Any way of seeing the world is good, so long as one returns." Both of these locations have excellent quality and fun routes for beginners, intermediate or advanced climbers.

Please contact our Events staff for who can provide equipment for outdoor volleyball, broomball and soccer. The map will be loaded from Google-Server and some of your data may be used by Google. Feel confident in the backcountry - Reserve your spot today! View our Blue Mountain Resort Parking Map, Shuttle Map, Trail Map and Recreation Guide before you arrive on resort. The huts themselves offer a uniquely luxurious backcountry experience that will leave you refreshed and ready for the next day of skiing/riding, and our private booked hut is even more intimate and worth every penny. By day, venture out into the Pike/San Isabel or White River National Forest for fresh turns in a high alpine environment, with instruction from our seasoned guides on efficient travel, skiing/riding techniques and terrain selection. Do yourself a favor and book with Apex Ex … The 3-day course ran seamlessly with 1 classroom day and 2 field days. Maximize your fun on the slopes! The outdoors is our passion. The next two days are spent in the field implementing new techniques to test snow and increase the quality of decision making. Propane Bonfire: $25 +GST The Skating Loop is lit until 11:00, every night.

Both the NHL-sized Hockey Rink and the Adventure Skating Loop are kept their best by our on-location Zamboni. Hotdoggin’ at Apex!

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With our knowledge of the local terrain, and an excitement to share the experience with you, riding in the Colorado backcountry with Apex is the material of treasured memories. Call Us Today! Apex Mountain Resort offers a whole winter wonderland of family activities. Apex guides are passionate about avalanche education, rock climbing, ice climbing and skiing in the Vail area and beyond.

Summer Activities. You just have to choose. Our guides Scott & Sarah went above and beyond to make sure we were prepared to complete our collective first multi-pitch experience. I’d highly recommend taking an AIARE Level 1 course with Apex before venturing too deep into the backcountry. Summer/year-round activities: rock climbing, rappelling, team building, GPS challenges, survival skills, multi-adventures, wilderness medicine.

East Vail ice climbing is world-revered and is some of the most accessible in Colorado. Enjoy the warmer weather! • Apex Tube Park For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports. Apex Park and Recreation District 13150 W. 72nd Ave. Arvada, CO 80005 303.424.2739 Wood Bonfire: $40 +GST © 2017 Apex Resort. Enjoy gliding through the forest on this 1 km loop, maintained to a sparkle, smooth shined by the Apex Zamboni. All activity-specific equipment provided. All age, ability, and fitness levels are welcome, and our guides work with you to select routes that meet your specifics needs and skill set. Skate at Night! The protocols covered in the course will help to minimize the panic factor and will educate you on how to respond appropriately, ensuring a more successful outcome. Apex guides are passionate about avalanche education, rock climbing, ice climbing and skiing in the Vail area and beyond. We are honored to guide and instruct you through your adventures in the mountains. • Hockey Rink Vail, Colorado, as chance would have it, is blessed with some of the most accessible fine ice on the continent. Contact: for more information. Popular Pages. ... Apex Mountain School - Summer. I appreciate the great service and attention to detail. Seeing as all you beautiful people love snow, we have been blasting all of our guns for the last couple of weeks to prepare for opening day. ... Apex Mountain School - Summer. Join us for family celebrations, adventure get-togethers, snowy skates or robust hockey games. Thank you very much for citing this reference. Meet the Team.

We might naturally tend to not focus on our feet and legs, which have muscles much stronger than our arms. (23), Climber's Log Entries All ages and abilities welcome. Matt and his team are amazing and friendly. The 18th highest peak in the Pasayten Wilderness, southern and western slopes lead down to creek basins while the northeastern cliff face towers over Tungsten Lake.The overall shape of Apex Mountain when viewed from the above is a crescent. The guide then belays the clients up to the anchor, and this process is repeated. Accessibility At Blue Mountain, we strive to make every experience unforgettable. In our AIARE Level 2 course, we begin with a classroom day studying the finer points of the next level of avalanche awareness, analysis and decision-making. Winter activities: ice climbing, rappelling, backcountry descents, snow ski touring & hut trips, private avalanche courses.