Keyhole Route

Please contact us for advice and current route conditions. This is the easiest route to the summit. It is about 8 miles and you’ll gain 4,800 feet of elevation. The final 1.5 miles of the route are considered Class 3, indicating that handholds and footholds on the rocks are needed to “scramble” at times, but… Continue Reading →





Hikes, Treks & Beginner Mountain Climbs

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
Large groups? Contact Us
People come from all over the world to hike in Rocky Mountain National Park. If you’re new to hiking or are simply looking for a trail partner, let our experienced guides hike with you on one of the many high alpine trails in RMNP. There are endless opportunities  for all ages and abilities. We describe… Continue Reading →

Andrews Glacier Continental Divide Trek – A Beginner Mountaineers Classic

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
Large groups? Contact Us
Mountains and Glaciers! Spend the day with a KMAC guide as you complete one of the finest and most visually striking hiking loops in Rocky Mountain National Park. We begin at Bear Lake and follow the trail to the top of “Flattop “mountain. Here, above tree line we’ll hike and head slightly south across the… Continue Reading →

Snow Climbing School

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
Large groups? Contact Us
Join a KMAC guide for instruction and an introduction to the fundamentals of basic snow climbing techniques. We’ll head into Rocky Mountain National Park up the famous Trail Ridge Road known for its stunning alpine views (Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved road in the United States). Above tree line, we’ll venture out… Continue Reading →

Splitboard 101 with WESTON BACKCOUNTRY

Learn the ups and downs of splitboarding from the experts at Weston Backcountry and KMAC. Weston is an award-winning Colorado based backcountry ski and snowboard manufacturer. We have partnered with them to teach 1.5 hour “Splitboard 101” classes free for the public. The course covers what splitboarding is, why we splitboard, choosing your first splitboard… Continue Reading →

Via Ferrata

1 Person–$289.00
2 People–$438
3 People–$537
4 People–$596
5 People–$745
6 People–$894
Large groups? Contact Us
A Guided Climbing Experience Experience climbing the Via Ferrata – an exhilarating way to enjoy the thrill of mountain rock. The Via Ferrata is a unique experience that falls somewhere between scrambling and technical rock climbing, something like a ropes course up a cliff. While it is physically demanding, the system of cables and ladders… Continue Reading →

AIARE Level 1

Travel Safe Course Dates: December 20th to 22nd, 2019   The AIARE Level 1 Course begins the basic foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in avalanche terrain.  Taking this course should be everyone’s first step before venturing into the backcountry in winter.  The goal of this AIARE Level 1 Course is for students to… Continue Reading →

Splitboard School

KMAC’s Splitboard School is proud to be the premier split school in the Front Range. Our core guides are all lifelong snowboarders with a passion for surfing the mountains of the world Between us, we have well over a thousand missions into Rocky Mountain National Park under our belts. In that time we have learned… Continue Reading →



RMNP High Peaks Advanced Split Course with WESTON BACKCOUNTRY

We are stoked to have partnered with Weston Snowboards to offer a 3-day adventure deep into Rocky Mountain National Park that will take your splitboarding to the next level. We will skin deep into “the Park,” set up a basecamp, then ride couloirs and summits for days! This is an awesome opportunity for anyone who… Continue Reading →

AIARE REC 1 for Splitboarders

The AIARE Level 1 Course builds the foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in avalanche terrain. Taking this course should be everyone’s first step before venturing into the backcountry in winter. The goal of this AIARE Level 1 Course is for students to learn the basics of snow science, terrain analysis, and to give each… Continue Reading →

Youth Climbing Camps

As lifelong rock climbers, all of us at KMAC have traveled the world seeking the best cliffs and mountains there are to offer. In our travels we have been able to experience that true climber lifestyle, that lifestyle that has inspired us to make these climbing camps something special—it revolves around making only two decisions… Continue Reading →


School Programs

Welcome to Kent Mountain Adventure Center’s School Programs. 32 years and going Strong! That’s not a typo. For 32 years we’ve stayed the course that defined our mission on day 1: “to provide personal growth through adventure.” We’ve accomplished this mission with a commitment to every student that is exemplary in the industry with rock… Continue Reading →

Cliffnic (Just Lunch or Dinner)

1 Person–$449.00
2 People–$658
3 People–$837
4 People–$916
Large groups? Contact Us
“Just Lunch or Dinner” on a sheer rock face: Great for families and all ages. We offer 2 options for “just lunch” cliff picnics in Estes Park. Picnic at 75 feet:  involves a  short hike/climb or rappel. Views of the Continental Divide and Rocky Mountain National Park Semi-private location Lunch and refreshments provided Climbing equipment and instruction provided… Continue Reading →


Backpacking Courses

THE KMAC “MINI” EXPEDITIONS The wilderness offers a powerful and unique tool for strengthening and enriching young minds. Designed for quick access to the Front Range Mountains in Colorado, this 3 or 4 day course incorporates just about all the elements of a longer back pack  and Outdoor Education in a short amount of time…. Continue Reading →

Backcountry Ski School

1 Person–$419.00
2 People–$598
3 People–$777
4 People–$876
5 People–$895
Large groups? Contact Us
Ask any local outdoor enthusiast and they’ll tell you that backcountry skiing and splitboarding are the best winter sports to be had in the front range. Tucked into a magic nook of RMNP is the Hidden Valley Ski Area (lifts removed in ’92). Graced with consistent powder, easy access, and low avalanche danger, it makes… Continue Reading →

Cross Country Skiing

1 Person–$265.00
2 People–$310
3 People–$435
4 People–$540
5 People–$625
Large groups? Contact Us
Introduction to Cross Country Skiing in Rocky Mountain National Park for all ages and abilities. Join a Kent Mountain Adventure Center guide to discover the fun and freedom of cross country skiing. With the incredible winter views and trails for all abilities, your guide will share their expertise about proper equipment use and the unique… Continue Reading →

Snow Shoeing

1 Person–$265.00
2 People–$310
3 People–$435
4 People–$540
5 People–$625
Large groups? Contact Us
Half-Day Snowshoe Adventure! Winter outings can be overwhelming to a first-timer. The large amount of necessary equipment, determining weather and snow conditions, and where to go can seem daunting. The consequences for mistakes in any of these categories can turn a winter outing into something very difficult and unpleasant. With the help and expertise of… Continue Reading →

Taste of Rock Climbing 3-4 hours

1 Person–$249.00
2 People–$378
3 People–$477
4 People–$516
5 People–$545
6 People–$594
Large groups? Contact Us
An introduction to climbing for individuals and groups wanting to experience outdoor climbing. Based on your experience and group make up, we will select a climbing venue. Because of KMAC’s long history in the area, we have more permits for local climbing areas than anyone else. We can choose from many sites that are all… Continue Reading →



Trad Climbing Adventure (full-day)

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
5 People–$700
6 People–$720
Large groups? Contact Us
This is it, your dream day! A full day of climbing at your choice of crag with everything Estes Valley has to offer.     If you want to sport climb we can go to Jurassic Park, the Monastery, or the Wizards Gate. If you like cracks we have Lumpy Ridge, or the Crags of… Continue Reading →

Groups and Families

Climb at KMAC’s own private rock site or at other group venues in the Estes Park valley. Experience the Tyrolean Traverse! Half and full day  outings are available. Whatever you choose, we’ll tailor  for you. These outings are about being together, learning the basics, and are just plain fun. Great for company team building, families,… Continue Reading →


Alpine Climbing

The Alpine- There’s no place quite like it; the zone in the high peaks where rock and snow define the landscape. Whether it is a pure rock climb or a combination of the 3 disciplines (rock, snow, ice), for climbers there is no better way to practice our craft than in the alpine surrounded by… Continue Reading →



Introduction to Ice Climbing

1 Person–$419.00
2 People–$598
3 People–$777
4 People–$876
5 People–$895
Large groups? Contact Us
You’ll work with state of the art ice tools in this one day outing. Starting with proper crampon techniques, we’ll advance to single and multiple ice axe use. Only after being comfortable with these newly acquired skills will we venture into steeper ground. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about ice screw placement, and get… Continue Reading →

Ski Guiding and Instruction

Choose your ascent and descent goals for a full day of ski mountaineering. Your KMAC guide will offer up some of the best options given local terrain and current conditions. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the high peaks of RMNP in winter.   Call us today to start planning your adventure!  … Continue Reading →

Winter Camping

Join us for an overnight skills course in winter camping. This course is intended for first-time winter campers, climbers, skiers, and anyone else who recreates in winter. It could come in handy should you find yourself in an unplanned bivouac in winter. Plus – it’ll be fun. Perfect for private groups, families, and others who… Continue Reading →

Bouldering

Chaos Canyon has, for over a decade, been the premier destination for summertime sending. With our history in the Estes valley, KMAC has long staffed crusher boulderers. Those same climbers are now highly trained guides ready to take you into the alpine! KMAC bouldering guides give you not only a highly competent mountain guide, but… Continue Reading →

Winter Mountaineering Camps

1 Person–$2,020.00
2 People–$2400
3 People–$3000
4 People–$3200
Large groups? Contact Us
These 4 days winter mountaineering camps are well suited for individuals as well as high school, colleges, and clubs. If scheduled dates do not fit your calendar, please contact us to schedule privately. We’ll get outfitted and geared up on day one and begin skiing or snow shoeing into base camp. Tents or snow caves… Continue Reading →

Basic Self-Rescue

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
5 People–$700
Large groups? Contact Us
Have you ever wondered what you’d do in the event of a forced retreat from a climb? Or worse, needing to come to the aid of your partner who needs a rescue on a climb. This self-rescue course will teach you techniques to deal quickly and safely with many situations. Curriculum includes: Assisting a climber… Continue Reading →

Self-Rescue 2

1 Person–$360.00
2 People–$540
3 People–$645
4 People–$640
5 People–$700
Large groups? Contact Us
Often scheduled as a follow-up to the Basic Self-Rescue, this course takes off where basic self-rescue leaves off. In addition to reviewing much of the above curriculum, other skills to be learned will include: Multi pitch descending Load releasable systems Assisted rappelling