We run a range of mountaineering and climbing courses and winter skills weekends in Colorado. If you are thinking of climbing Island peak, Mera Peak, Mont Blanc, Mount Elbrus, Ama Dablam or any Himalayan peak. We have designed two and three day training courses in Colorado. These courses will help you understand the specific skill set needed to be safe and successful on your chosen adventure. We can also run private group training and can tailor training to your specific needs.
Previous Mountaineering Training
If you are signing up to an an Ian Taylor Trekking trip, we want you, your team mates and our staff to be as safe as possible. We require everyone comes to our International trips with basic mountaineering training. This training needs to be specific and our courses are designed for beginners and advanced climbers preparing for altitude climbs around the world. Each weekend is designed with you in mind, tailoring the weekend with specific training requirements. See below for further information. Also check out our Winter skills training in Scotland or Polar Training in Norway.
Be Prepared for Your Chosen Adventure
We believe Winter skills training is critical for your safety and the safety of everyone around you. We want our teams to be professional, safe and successful. So we demand that you understand the basic skills needed for your chosen adventure. We also want you to understand the physicality of operating in a high stress, low oxygen environment. That is why we run these courses in Colorado.
What Will You be Learning
These courses will focus on safety. Here are the skills you will be focusing on while in Colorado. You can then take them home and work on those skills in your local climbing wall or outdoor rocking climbing area.
Putting Your Skills into Action
What You Need to Bring With you
We will work with you making sure you are fully prepared for your next adventure and you will be given information and further training and preparation you will need to make. Our goal is to help you becoming more confident and self sufficient in your mountaineering ability. Learn about rope work, using an Ice axe, scrambling, knots, Jumar, rappelling on a figure of 8, moving on snow, mountaineering techniques and physical preparation.
Contact The Experts
We offer highly professional and experienced guides making sure you are ready for your Alpine, Himalayan or South American Climb. Contact us for further information. We can help maximize your experience so you can launch your mountaineering potential. Our Mountaineering training in Colorado is for everyone looking to get started and be safe in the mountains.