Rock and Ice Climbing
Welcome to Mountain Chalet's bouldering, rock climbing, and ice climbing page! Below you will find climbing links and photos, reviews of climbing and bouldering spots in Colorado, and our online selection of climbing gear.
Stop by our store in Colorado Springs for more climbing gear, guidebooks, maps, and advice from our friendly staff.
Climbing and Bouldering Equipment
Ice Climbing Gear
Miscellaneous: Chalk, Runners, Gloves, Slings, Training Devices
is a popular new sport that you can do right in your backyard.
Primarily an exercise in balancing and finesse, slacklining is great
training for climbing and other sports. See what local radio program KRCC's The Big Something says about slacklines
, and if you want an easy way of getting started, check out the kits we offer:
Gibbon Classic Slackline Kit 15m
Slackline Express Intro Kit
Rental Climbing Equipment
Mountain Chalet offers a variety of rental equipment
Summer gear includes backpacks, tents, and climbing shoes. Winter gear
includes snowshoes, ice axes, and backcountry skiing equipment.
Climbing/ Bouldering Reviews and Trip Stories
Diagrams and descriptions of routes on Graduation Boulder in Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado Springs.
A description of select routes in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
One of our staff members experiences the unique style and history of Via Ferrata climbing in Italy.
Both CityROCK gyms, located in Colorado Springs and Monument, have 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.
El Paso County Search and Rescue is 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 supporting Red Rock Canyon Open
Space, a popular hiking and climbing area in west Colorado Springs. The site has maps, educational descriptions, directions, and
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.
Maps and directions to the park, climbing regulations, and information about getting a climbing permit. This free permit is necessary for climbing and bouldering in Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon, Cheyenne Cañon, and Ute Valley Park in Colorado 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!
Sport climbing gym located at 4650 Northpark Drive in Colorado Springs. 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.