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San Juan Mountain Guides features technical outerwear by OR. Their focus on creating functional solutions for human powered adventure results in superbly designed product. Their commitment to quality means their gear lasts, and the Infinite Guarantee needs no explanation.

Osprey Packs

Their mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects our love of adventure and our devotion to the outdoors. We think they do a great job, so check out their amazing line up of packs for adventures of all types and sizes. Guide favorites are the Kode 38 and Mutant 38.

Black Diamond Equipment

At Black Diamond it’s all about climbing and skiing. They share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push them to make the best gear possible for the worldwide family of climbers and skiers.

Backcountry Access

BCA is a leader in the outdoor industry for snow safety products. Their transceivers, probes, shovels, avy related gear, and backpacks are second to none. The long awaited release of their Tracker2 beacon and Float Series packs continue to set the standard for snow safety equipment. Fresh tracks. Fresh ideas.

The Rock Lounge

Durango’s premier climbing gym, coffee bar, and yoga facility. Owned and operated by Keeton Disser, who is also our Graphic Design and Marketing Specialist. The Rock Lounge hosts some great climbing, with constantly updated routes, free wi-fi, and more. Come train, hang out, and climb with us in Durango!

Pine Needle Mountaineering

Durango’s premier climbing, camping, hiking, and ski shop since 1976. Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountain Range in Colorado, their expert staff is dialed-in, and eager to provide the most up-to-date information about the activities we all love.

Ouray Mountain Sports

Located in Ouray, Colorado, in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, we have a great selection of equipment to help you pursue all your outdoor passions.  They caters to the high-end rock climber or alpinist as well as the hiker, trekker or just your average outdoor enthusiast.

American Mountain Guides Assoc.

The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has been dedicated to supporting the guiding community through excellence in education, standards, and certification to enhance the quality of services provided to the public, while serving as a resource for accessing and protecting the natural environment.  SJMG is an AMGA Accredited Guide Service.

American Alpine Club

They protect the places we climb, advocate for American climbers around the world, preserve climbing’s history and chronicle climbing achievement. The AAC’s ongoing commitment to inspiring and supporting climbers dates back to 1902, when the country’s leading climbers and conservationists banded together to form the Club.

AIARE

You can rest assured you’ll get the same information from any AIARE course or instructor no matter where you take your course. Rather than wasting time shopping for a good curriculum and quality materials, leave that to AIARE; you can concentrate on finding a course that has a location, venue, and instructor team that meets your personal needs.

The Ouray Ice Park

The Ouray Ice Park (the Park) is a man-made ice climbing venue operated in a spectacular natural gorge just outside the town of Ouray, CO. It is home to more than 200 named ice and mixed climbs, most within a 15-minute walk of the Park entrance. The Park and its infrastructure are jointly owned and managed by the City of Ouray, the nonprofit Ouray Ice Park, Inc. (OIPI), and a mix of other private and public landowners.

Alladin’s Lamp Hut

Experience Colorado’s majestic San Juan Mountains at the only available hut on Molas Pass. Situated at 10,525 feet and ¼ mile from highway 550, the Aladdin’s Lamp Hut provides excellent terrain for gentle backcountry skiing and snowshoeing with steep powder chutes and stupendous spring corn skiing to beckon the more advanced backcountry traveler.

 

OPUS Hut

The Ophir Pass Ultimate Ski Hut (OPUS) is a completely self-sufficient and off-the-grid lodge that also boasts some of the country’s most spectacular mountain surroundings and all the amenities you need when the sun goes down after a long day of play. The backcountry skiing possibilities are endless.

 

Red Mountain Pass Cabins

Located in Sounthwestern Colorado between Ouray and Silverton in the heart of the San Juans Mountains in Southwestern Colorado.  3 convenient options all easily accessed from Highway 550 – The Addie S, Mountain Belle, and Artist Cabin.

The United States Forest Service

San Juan Mountain Guides is an authorized permit holder in the San Juan National Forest, the Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre National Forest, and the Shoshone National Forest.

The National Park Service

San Juan Mountain Guides is an authorized permit holder in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Denali National Park, and Mt. Rainier National Park.

The Bureau of Land Management

San Juan Mountain Guides is an authorized permit holder in the Cedar Mesa Grand Gulch BLM, Indian Creek BLM, and Moab Castle Valley BLM.

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