Looking for more than just a guided tour or rental? Check out one of our instructional courses this Summer with many different options to choose from. Rock Climbing, mountain biking, and stand-up paddle boarding activities ranging from Free 101 clinics to more intermediate and advanced courses multi-day courses, we have you covered. This is the perfect place to start to help build a foundation of your activity specific skillsets, or learn new skills.
We are excited to bring back our Free 101 clinics for the Summer of 2022. Join us for an afternoon this Summer, hang out, and get some education! With many clinic offerings to choose from including knot tying clinics, mountain bike repair clinics, map and compass/navigation, how to plan a 14er trip, and more!
June 22nd, 5-7 PM @ The PAD Silverthorne, CO : Basic Mountain Biking Trail Repairs
June 29th, 5-7 PM @ The PAD Silverthorne, CO : New Mountain Bike Setup and Build
July 13th, 5-7 PM @ The PAD Silverthorne, CO : Mountain Bike Suspension and SAG Set Up
July 27th, 5-7 PM @ The PAD Silverthorne, CO : Trail Etiquette and Leave No Trace Practices
Join us this Summer and gain the skills to progress on your mountain bike! Mountain biking is fast growing Summer activity and Colorado is home to some of the best mountain biking trails in the country! Did you recently get a bike or are looking for some formalized instruction on the basics? Then our 1-day Intro to Mountain Biking Course would be right up your alley! Or maybe you have some experience on your bike but are wanting to improve on your skills such as high speed cornering, small jumps or drops, technical climbing and more. Our 2-day Intermediate/Advanced Course covers these topics and more!
Rock Climbing in Colorado is a quintessential Summer activity. Whether you are here touching rock for the first time, or are looking for instruction and help with your first lead, or maybe even learn how to multi-pitch climb, we have a rock climbing course for you. With course options such as Intro to Rock Climbing, Rock Rescue, Learn to Lead Sport or Trad, and Mulit-Pitch Courses, let us take you higher!
Stand Up Paddleboarding has quickly become one of the most popular Summer activities in Colorado, and for a great reason! Let us help you gain the skills and confidence to take your SUP further. We offer half day Intro to SUP courses on flatwater that will help teach you the basics of body awareness and balance, propulsion and steering, and board dynamics. We also teach how to safely fall off, remount your SUP board, strategies to deal with challenging weather conditions, and how to assist others in need.
Are you ready to step it up a notch? Let us help you take it to the next level on one of our River SUP courses! We present strategies to deal with challenging currents, wind and weather conditions and you will spend the day with your guide learning river dynamics, how to get in and out of eddies, ferrying across the river, and maybe even some river surfing!
Our courses have limited capacity and tend to book up. Advanced reservations are required.