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First Ascent Mountain School

2126 W Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3446
+1 719-304-6677
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Going climbing with John!

Our family went rock climbing for the first time. John was our guide and he made the trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Basehor, Kansas
Excellent experience at Red Rock Canyon with Jeff!

My husband and 3 children (ages 9. 11, 13) rock climbed with Jeff and loved their experience. Two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Woodbury, Minnesota
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2126 W Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3446
+1 719-304-6677

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family went rock climbing for the first time. John was our guide and he made the trip exceptional. We climbed at 3 different climbs in Cheyenne Mountain...which was GORGEOUS! John knew the climbs and kept them at our abilities. I am scared to death...More

Thank Just_Tamara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and 3 children (ages 9. 11, 13) rock climbed with Jeff and loved their experience. Two were skittish and Jeff was excellent in coaching them through their fears. He knew when to push them just a little bit further and when to let...More

Thank bab511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're a family of 4, the youngest just about to turn 9 (and weighs 56 pounds). We live in flat low Illinois and have never climbed anything but maybe a tree a two. My husband and oldest daughter are athletically built; I and my youngest...More

Thank Cness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did mountain climbing and it was fine except we got charged four times on our credit card and John [--] emailed us that it was his terrible mistake and we would be refunded all out money. This was a year ago in August 2016...More

Thank 616joan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun climbing in Cheyenne Canyon! Kirtis, our guide, was nice and very reliable; the place was amazing, and we were very happy to enjoy an exciting day of climbing even if we could not bring our gears with us in...More

Thank Ambra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best things I have ever done! I took my six-year-old daughter on a climbing adventure with First Ascent. Our guide was a knowledgable, experienced climber who answered all our questions, challenged us to conquer the routes, and told us some...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent guided snowshoe hike. Lots of good information - beautiful location. John was an excellent guide. Recommend to anyone who is interested in learning more about snowshoeing or just looking for a great outdoor adventure.

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Thank SAcowgirl10
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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Thank bhavna1965
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...More

Thank Ericjc43
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...More

Thank cocoems146
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