Below are a few businesses, non-profit organizations, and other websites that Mountain Chalet recommends or supports:
A non-profit, community and volunteer supported organization, dedicated to providing information, support, and aid for visitors to Pikes Peak. It acts as a base for peak rescue operations and educates the public about wilderness ethics.
CityRock gym, located in downtown Colorado Springs, has climbing for all ages and abilities, with top-roping, lead climbing, cracks, overhangs, and challenging boulder problems. They offer a number of programs, including parties, after-school classes, and a climbing team.
The CAIC offers detailed, frequently updated forecasts for backcountry conditions across Colorado during snow seasons. Check for avalanche warnings, weather conditions, and road closures if you are planning to ice climb or ski in the backcountry.
A mountain search and rescue unit dedicated to saving lives through search, rescue, and mountain safety education. This highly trained team is composed entirely of volunteers and does not charge a fee for its services.
A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and restoring Pikes Peak.
A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Red Rock Canyon Open Space. The site has maps, educational descriptions, directions, and volunteer opportunities.
This guiding service has more climbing clients annually than anyone other company in Colorado, offering year-round adventures. They are also the exclusive guide service for the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center.
Working to protect, restore, and enhance the natural ecosystems and quality of life in the Upper Gunnison River Basin.
Trail maps, directions, and volunteer opportunities for maintaining the Intemann Trail in Manitou Springs.
Instruction and guiding for mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, backcountry skiing, avalanche education, and trekking.
A free social network for the outdoor community in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Meet people with similar interests, share stories, post photos, and find events.
A non-profit organization providing educational opportunities through the restoration of key natural areas.
A non-profit organization working to preserve Utah's remaining desert wild lands, known collectively as America's redrock wilderness.
The Sport Climbing Center is a gym located at 4650 Northpark Drive in Colorado Springs. It has over 13,000 sq. ft. of sculpted climbing surface for leading, toproping or bouldering. There are routes for all ages and abilities. Special events are available, including parties, outdoor guiding, and competitions.
A non-profit organization working to preserve open space and rural land, and to create a network of trails, bikeways and greenways in the Pikes Peak region. The site has hiking news, trail descriptions, events, and volunteer opportunities.