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Vetta Mountain Guides create memorable days in the mountains. Whether we're climbing rock or ice, or backcountry skiing, we love being in the mountains with friends. Vetta founders Mike Arnold and Rob Coppolillo are two of the less than 100...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1305 Georgetown Rd, Boulder, CO 80305-6445
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All reviews recommend rob british columbia rock climbing ski touring outdoor climbing climbing experience multi pitch these guys colorado trip boulder canyon an excellent guide a lot of fun mountaineering avalanche safety skills terrain
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Reviewed yesterday

As an volunteer instructor in the technical climbing school at the Colorado Mountain Club, I had the privilege to take a mini course with Rob. The course covered rock climbing methods that encourage safe and efficient movement and transitions with students. WOW-what a learning experience....More

Thank Mike Z
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded today

Doc! Sincere pleasure training with you. Let's get in a leisure climb at some point, eh?! Stay in touch....RC

Reviewed 3 days ago

Rob did a fantastic job training Colorado Mountain Club instructors on avalanche awareness and avoidance (AIARE 1), and since he literally wrote the book on mountain guiding, we recently hired him to teach our rock instructors how to improve their efficiency and speed when rock...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was recently part of group TRAD Leader instructor professional train up with Rob. Rob’s knowledge of taking less skill students (clients) out on multi-pitch climbs took my experience level as an instructor to a whole new level. I feel that I can now transition...More

Thank postlarry
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Larry, no way, what a nice review to read! Snow is flying, but let's make sure we get in a climb on some sunny day soon....thanks! Rob

Reviewed 29 August 2018

I had a half-day climbing class with Rob on August 20 2018. I had already punished myself by summiting 11 14ers in 12 days so I wanted a pretty easy, mellow experience. Rob was just the guy! We decided on the Whale's Tale in Eldorado...More

Thank Skippyville
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Wow, thanks a ton...very generous assessment, Tim! Indeed, let's keep in touch and get some more climbing done...good luck in the Tetons! RC

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Me and three other friends climbed the first flatiron with Rob and his climbing partner Sean. Both were experienced, comforting, motivating, and made it an awesome morning.

Thank MarcoV4100
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Third Flatiron next time--you guys were awesome....thanks for a good day! RC

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Was looking for a day of climbing multi-pitch while in Colorado for vacation. Rob came highly recommended from a friend I climb with regularly. It was an awesome day, Rob is highly knowledgeable, skilled and personable. We climbed two classic routes in Eldorado Canyon. I...More

Thank edwardmgrubb
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Ed, let's do it again soon! Or meet me in Vegas this fall---yeahoooo! Great time hanging with you! Rob

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We are from New England and wanted a day of outdoor climbing for our Colorado vacation. We had a phenomenal day climbing in Boulder Canyon with Rob as our guide. We felt that we had really lucked out with getting Rob as our instructor because...More

Thank jak444
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Wow, what a nice review to read! I'll come east and meet you guys in NH sometime---Moby Grape, let's go do it! Loved our day together and thanks for being such a fun team! RC

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Rob was an excellent guide over two days. We experienced multi pitch, top rope and sport climbing. He was very knowledgeable about the best climbs to suit my ability and stay cool on hot days. He was a great teacher enhancing my sport climbing and...More

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Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Anywhere, anytime, Adrian---I'll climb with you again! Let's make it happen! Rob

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Having not climbed for a couple of years, I felt incredibly lucky to have booked Rob for a climb in Boulder. He is knowledgeable, safe, encouraging and a lot of fun. It was a perfect day!

Thank Alison L
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Real pleasure climbing with you and Lewis! Enjoy your Denver summer and hope to see you again---Rob

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience - climbing in Boulder with Rob. Challenging while maintaining maximum safety. And as a bonus lot of interesting information and travel ideas.

Thank Jana L
Rob C, Owner at Vetta Mountain Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks Janka, Come back soon! Rob

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