Join a fun expert for a day of high adventure on the rock and experience one of the best and most accessible rock climbs anywhere!Experienced local guide Mike Donaldson knows how to maximize your safety and enjoyment on the rock. With over 550 guide days with a 100% safety record, you can be confident that you are in good hands. Come see a side of Boulder that few get to experience. This climb is a perfect way to become more proficient as a multi-pitch trad climber. Perfect for climbing pairs, our party of three will use the best rope systems to ensure your enjoyment on the rock. Your guide will take the time to clearly explain the systems, and help you become more proficient as an independent climber. Learn the art of roped climbing from a licensed professional with over seven years guiding experience. Good times guaranteed!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWe will begin at the parking lot in Chautauqua Park in order to meet up and outfit ourselves with the proper equipment. After being fit for shoes, harness and helmet, we will begin our hike towards the rocks! Duration: 20 minutesLocation: Chautauqua Park, Boulder, ColoradoOur approach to the First Flatiron typically takes about 30 min. The trail is generally flat and spacious, but does gain a bit of elevation. Duration: 30 minutesLocation: Chautauqua Park, Boulder, ColoradoWe will ascend the legendary East Face of the First Flatiron. Rated 5.5, this climb is appropriate for beginners and experienced climbers alike. Long regarded as one of the best moderate climbs in the country the East Face route climbs nearly 1000 feet of beautiful rocky mountain sandstone. The knife edge summit ridge provides unforgettable exposure as you near the top. From the summit you can see across the Front Range to the East, and the Indian Peaks to the West. Two thrilling rappels bring us back to the ground. Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Chautauqua Park, Boulder, Colorado