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First Ascent Mountain School

2126 W Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3446
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Rock Climbing

We spent the day with John at North Cheyenne Canyon. He was professional, personable, expert... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JeannaMaria
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USA
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Great day!!

Our guide Jess was awesome! She was very safe and fun to work with. We could tell she was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
t_emily14
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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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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2126 W Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3446
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"rock climbing experience"
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"red rock canyon"
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"real rock"
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"multi pitch"
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"north cheyenne canyon"
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"step by step"
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"an amazing experience"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day with John at North Cheyenne Canyon. He was professional, personable, expert climber and patient. Makes it load of fun and a great day! We’ve climbed with this company several times and give them 5 stars!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Jess was awesome! She was very safe and fun to work with. We could tell she was incredibly knowledgeable and even stayed with us an extra hour to finish a multi-pitch climb! If you book, ask for Jess!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Jess took me and two friends to climb for a full day in Garden of the Gods! She went above and beyond to answer all of our questions about knots, hardware, and the Garden. After a full day, she spent an extra hour...More

Thank Eliane Z
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I prepaid for a full day’s climb for my two college aged children. The climb was moved from the Garden of the Gods to North Cheyenne Canyon due to the rainy weather Colorado Springs was experiencing. After a half day climb the guide, John, called...More

Thank Rick G
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I am a beginner climber and climbing with John at Garden of the Gods was an amazing experience! He is not only a great climber/guide but a joy to be around as well, he also has plenty of climbing knowledge and made it simple to...More

Thank Liv W
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this company. We went rock climbing in Red Rock open space. The location was amazing and the guides were great. We were a group of 8- most of whom had never climbed before. The guides made everyone feel comfortable...More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

John and Jeff were fantastic in handling our group of novice climbers and helped everyone maximize their experience. It was professional and safe and they also taught us some techniques and we all left with a desire to do this again.

Thank orrdin
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I'm an avid climber and it was just a blast to have John lead me up for a half day of climbing in Colorado Springs where we were able to do some multi-pitch climbing. Not only was John fun to work with, but he also...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I experienced our 1st our door rock climbing. Jeff was an excellent guide. We climbed in North Cheyenne Canyon , a 5.5 route. Would definitely recommend this guide group to anyone considering rock climbing

Thank melinda s
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I came to Colorado as a young adult looking for an adrenaline rush and up-close experience with the mountains. I had never done real rock climbing before, but that didn't seem to be a problem for my guide Jeff. We went up "the Pinnacle" peak...More

Thank bjbaugh
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