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Address: 2126 W Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3446
Phone Number: +1 719-304-6677
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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World Class Adventures for the whole family. First Ascent is the premier...

World Class Adventures for the whole family. First Ascent is the premier option for any adventure on the front range, and is sure to be the highlight of your visit. ALL of our guides and instructors are certified by the American Mountain Guides Association, so no matter the adventure you are always in the best hands possible! Come experience one of our unforgettable Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking or Snowshoeing adventures. With First Ascent Mountain School you will experience Garden of the Gods and Colorado Springs like never before!

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Best rock climbing ever

It was wonderful experience. We loved tour guide. It was our first time rock climbing in nature. My girls love it

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
bhavna1965
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Evensville. Indiana

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Evensville. Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

It was wonderful experience. We loved tour guide. It was our first time rock climbing in nature. My girls love it

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and two adult children went for our first climb ever with Brett in Garden of the Gods. This was the real deal! No little rocks to climb here. Brett was awesome and really gave us all a good lesson in climbing and let us try to work out our ascent on our own. Of course he was there... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Honestly my husband and I really enjoyed our trips ice climbing and snowshoeing through the mountains west of Colorado Springs in February, BUT a few months after our trip (April) we noticed a DUPLICATE CHARGE for our trip in our checking account. We each tried calling and emailing several times to get a reimbursement for the duplicate charge, but to... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Came with my kids to Colorado for outdoor adventures. So happy I picked First Ascent Climbing. John was our guide and we had a blast. He was very safety minded, provided just the right amount of challenge and was great with my teen kids. I would very highly recommend.

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Scotts, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

For our thirtieth anniversary I got my wife climbing with a guide in Garden of the Gods. We had a great time and the guide was Awesome. We are not novices but we are not super experienced and me even less so. I would highly recommend First Ascent as he did a great job and worked well within our abilities.

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We had a great day with our teenagers out at Red Rock Canyon with John and Ian. Our group had some out for the first time and others with experience. They did a great job making sure everyone had a successful and challenging climb. They were good at guiding us through some of the more complicated places where we felt... More 

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We did a half day of climbing with John in Red Red Rocks Open Space in Colorado Springs. We had a fabulous time! My 16 year old who did not want to climb was the first to climb. We did four courses and all of us did all four courses. John was patient amd encouraging. He correctly judged our family's... More 

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Royse City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

My guide was Brett. This was only my second time climbing and from my previous experience I would highly recommend First Ascent Mountain School. The guide was very knowledgeable and did not push me past my comfort zone. He explained everything and made me feel comfortable putting my life in his hands. I now know how to tie in belay... More 

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Lakeport, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

John was our guide and did an excellent job. I have been with 4 different guide companies before, John was as good as any of them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

My wife and I contacted First Ascent Mountain School to initially go snowshoeing, but due to the warmer winter and snow conditions they suggested ice climbing instead. We had zero climbing experience, but they were wonderful and worked with us so that we felt comfortable almost immediately. John promptly returned our call and answered all of our questions, and our... More 

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