Founded in 1973, Mountain Trip offers American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) accredited guides to accompany your Colorado ventures: rock and ice climbing, via ferrata mountain trips, backcountry skiing, and high alpine trekking. Their trained guides take you on a customized exploration and educate you about Telluride’s rich natural and cultural origins.
Remnants of the former mining towns are still visible in these mountains. Mountain Trip offers half-day and full-day trips, as well as overnight excursions between 2 to 7 days. These longer trips take you across unoccupied alpine landscapes and far reaches of the San Juan mountains that have diverse ecosystems. Food is provided.
Guided Rock and Ice Climbing Treks
Overnight treks are available in the following locations: Dolores Peak to Middle Peak loop, Alpine Lake tour of Bridal Veil Basin, Ophir to Telluride, and Trout Lake to Ophir.
Half day treks are about 4 hours long, and available in these sites: Jud Wiebe, Eider Creek Loop, Bear Creek, Silver Lake, Wilson Meadows Overlook, and Ophir’s Waterfall and Swamp Canyons.
Full day treks are about 7-9 hours long, available at the following locations: Bilk Basin to Lizard Head Pass, Ophir to Telluride, Telluride “Seven Summits”, Lizard Head to Black Face, Campbell Peak to Iron Mountain, and Waterfall Canyon to Swamp Canyon.
Book a guided trek with Mountain Trip on Telluride’s famous via ferrata, the iron way.
Address: 135 W Colorado Ave #2a, Telluride, CO 81435
Season: Year round