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Ice Climbing Adventure in Telluride

Go ice climbing in Telluride, Colorado! There is nothing quite like climbing a frozen waterfall. It is certainly the most fantastic winter adventure in the San Juan Mountains! Using ice axes, crampons, helmets and harnesses, you will have the chance to scale Telluride’s most exquisite ice in some of our region’s most beautiful mountain settings with a mountain guide. The beauty of the outdoor mountain settings await you.

On all of our trips there are no hidden fees. All of our ice climbing outings includes professional guiding and instruction never to exceed a 4:1 ratio. We also supply all the needed technical ice climbing equipment, transpiration, other equipment that may be needed and a complementary digital photo service is supplied on most trips.

Colorado Ice Climbing at its Best

Telluride, Colorado has some of the best ice climbs in the West! Learn new skills or try some new terrain from Ames Falls to Cornet Falls to Bridal Veil Falls to the Ames Ice Hose, a variety of climbs are available for all levels and abilities.

View current ice conditions in our area.

We have teamed up with Life Feeling Photography, a U.S. Forest Service fully-permitted adventure photographer. Contact Matt Kroll at so you can go home with professional photos of your Telluride adventure.

Ames Falls
Cornet Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Ames Ice Hose

Half-day – Full Day
Beginner – Advanced

Ropes, Helmet, Harness, Ice Axe, Lanyard, Boots, Crampons

All Ages

Lunch included on full-day excursions


Full-day Ice Climbing Adventure 

$150.00 per/person [4+ clients] $195.00 per/person [2-3 clients] $325.00 [single client] 

Our full-day ice climbing adventures are the San Juan Outdoor School ‘s most popular trip. We will pick you up at your hotel/residence and take you to the incredible Ames Valley where we will embark upon an adventurous hike into an awesome ice wall canyon. You will learn how to climb, belay and appropriately use technical equipment.

Telluride Women Ice Climbing

Half-day Ice Climbing Adventure 

$125.00 per/person [4+ clients]
per/person [ 2-3 clients]
[ single client ]

Our half-day trips introduce you to the fundamentals of rock climbing without taking up your whole day. By limiting travel time to and from the crag, we are able to provide you with a chance to have a complete rock climbing experience in a short period of time.