Apex Mountain School is a full-service mountaineering adventure company located in Vail, Colorado. With roots in the community and the climbing culture of Colorado for 20+ years, Apex stands by its reputation of excellence.
Rock & Ice Climbing
Whether a beginner or advanced climber, Apex has an adventure for you! From fun day trips in the Vail Valley to overnight adventures, our guides prioritize client care and will work with you to accomplish your specific goals, whatever they may be. Not a rock or ice climber? Check out a rappelling or hiking adventure with Apex instead!
Private Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding
Apex Mountain School also offers private skiing and splitboarding trips! Join our guides and learn the necessary backcountry knowledge appropriate for your skill level. The Vail Valley offers a wide range of terrain, making it the perfect area for any skier!
Mountaineering Courses & Clinics
Develop or advance your mountaineering skills! Apex offers courses in a variety of mountaineering topics including: Avalanche Education– Level 1, 2, & Rescue; Mountaineering; and Custom Climbing Courses & Ski Clinics. Are you prepared for your next journey into the backcountry? Book an educational course and get ready to conquer the great outdoors!