Summer Private Guiding

Guided Beginner and Intermediate Rock Climbing

Rock Climb on Independence Pass and in the Roaring Fork Valley. AAG rock climbing guides and instructors love to teach all levels for kids and adults. Instruction in basic rock skills, knots, belaying and movement on rock. All safety equipment including climbing shoes, helmets, harnesses, ropes and anchors are included and lunch can be arranged for full day climbs.

Day Hikes

Trips are available for all levels into the backcountry in and around Aspen. We offer full day and half day hike options over mountain passes and on nearby trails. We also offer guided trips on one of the most iconic hikes in the area that crosses the high alpine pass  from Aspen to Crested Butte.

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Mountain Biking

Full Day Richmond Ridge, Aspen to Snowmass and back, Snowmass adventure including Rim and Government trails. Half Day including Rim Trail, Government, Hunter/Smuggler loop and Rio Grande singletrack practice loops. Hut to Hut trips are also available in some areas.

 

Peak Climbs

Varying degrees of difficulty and routes make the Colorado 14'ers and other notable mountains a challenge for everyone. Peaks include North and South Maroon (the Bells), Pyramid Peak, Snowmass Mountain, Capital Peak, Mount Sopris, Elbert, La Plata and Castle and Conundrum peaks. Pyramid, the Bells and Capitol require a mandatory qualification and training day prior to the climb. All safety equipment including helmets, harnesses, ropes and anchors are included and lunch can be arranged. Additional peaks, routes and areas are available upon request.

 

North Maroon and Pyramid: Standard Routes

·      1 person: $625.00

·      2 people: $750.00

·      3 people: $875.00

·      4 or More: Inquire with AAG/LBB office

South Maroon: Standard or Snow Couloirs

·      1 person: $750.00

·      2 people: $875.00

·      3 people: $1,000.00

·      4 or More: Inquire with AAG/LBB office

Backpacking and Overnight Hut Trips

Experience a true Colorado outdoor wilderness adventure. We provide guides, trailhead logistical support, and group equipment (stoves, cooking equipment, first aid and emergency gear). Participants will need to provide sleeping bags, pads, backpacks and tents (rental equipment can be arranged if needed).

Private Guiding and Technical Mountaineering Instruction

Includes multi pitch rock climbing, mountaineering skills such as use of ropes, ice axe and crampons, backcountry first aid, self rescue and navigation with map and compass. All safety equipment including helmets, harnesses, ropes and anchors are included.

High Altitude Training for Runners and Cyclists

Many of our guides compete as athletes in their respective professional divisions and have now brought their personal training programs into the AAG lineup. Come train with us and gain endurance for trail runs from 8000 ft to 14,000 ft and cycle the many high mountain passes in the area. Create a training program that will help you meet your goals and ambitions.



Full Day Course: +/- 6 hours

·      1-2 people: $450.00

·      $100 each additional 3+

Half Day Course: +/- 4 hours

·      1-2 people: $325.00

·      $75 each additional 3+

 

Full Day Hike: +/- 6 hours

·      1-2 people: $375.00

·      $70 each additional 3+

Half Day Hike: +/- 4 hours

·      1-2 people: $295.00

·      $55 each additional 3+

Aspen to Crested Butte Hike:

·      Please call for pricing on single day, overnight, and shuttle options

·      Trip planning can include shuttle to or from Crested Butte, lodging, meals and layover days as needed. 


Full Day Ride: +/- 6 hours

·      1-2 people: $375.00

·      $70 each additional 3+

Half Day Ride: +/- 4 hours

·      1-2 people: $295.00

·      $55 each additional 3+


Capitol, Snomwass, Sopris: 2 day, 1 night

·      1 person: $1,125.00

·      2 people: $1,475.00

·      3 people: $1,825.00

·      4 or More: Inquire with AAG/LBB office

North to South Maroon Traverse

·      1 person: $875.00

·      2 people: $1,075.00

·      3 or More: Inquire with AAG/LBB office

Elbert, Massive, Castle, Conundrum, La Plata, Sopris

·      1 person: $565.00

·      2 people: $685.00

·      3 people: $805.00

·      4 people: $925.00

·      5 or More: Inquire with AAG/LBB offic


Backpacking/Hut Trips:

·      1-2 people: $545 per day

·      $150 each additional 3+

·      Additional charges for hut reservations and food



 

Private Instruction Day Trips:

·      1-2 People: $485 per day

·      $100 each additional person 3+

Private Instruction Overnight Trips:

·      1-2 people: $545

·      $150 each additional person 3+


Full Day Run/Ride: +/- 6 hours

·      1-2 people: $375.00

·      Inquire for 3+

Half Day Run/Ride: +/- 4 hours

·      1-2 people: $295.00

·      Inquire for 3+

2 Hour Cardio Fitness Trail Run:

·      1-2 people: $185.0