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“OWA is a great experience in a beautiful part of Colorado. All the counselors are really helpful, fun, and flexible. They help you safely step outside of your comfort zone and personalize your experience. I became close with other campers and built good relationships”- Sage, age 14
Austin, TX


Emery Weiner School Visits Reveille Peak Ranch with OWA

School group hiking at Reveille Peak Ranch

This past January, Houston’s Emery Weiner School finished their annual 10th grade trip to Reveille Peak Ranch with Outpost Wilderness Adventure! The trip is a week long adventure filled outing where the Houstonians get a taste of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. The high-schoolers got a chance to go rock climbing and rappelling on the […]


La Sportiva Ganda An Aggressive Approach Shoe

Sean McNally wearing cut-off jean shorts in honor of “throwback Thursday.” He completed the Spearhead, Cheifshead, Pagoda, Longs traverse in Rocky Mountain National Park without stopping once to change out of his Gandas!

As a guide, I enjoy being able to climb in my approach shoes. Being able to hike up to a climb and climb it without stopping to take off my shoes gives me a little bit of extra time to prepare things for clients and stay a step ahead. It is also nice when climbing […]


Cyclocross Nationals Postponed in Austin

Solo mountain bikes on Poison Spider in Moab, big sand traps

Cyclocross Nationals Rescheduled in Austin City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department has forced the National Championship race for Cyclocross to postpone until today Monday January 12, 2015. The change seems to have hit a nerve with many in the cycling world and for good reason, a national level race should have the proper contingency […]


5 Must do Multi-pitch routes on Colorado 14ers (14,000ft+ peaks)

James at top of black wall

Colorado has far more peaks above 14,000ft than any other state in the continental US. Fortunately for rock climbers there are some absolutely great technical routes on a few of these peaks. Listed below are the best of the best. After climbing several technical routes on 14ers this past year I choose these as my […]


OWA Now has Permits to Guide Rock Climb in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rock Climbing at Rocky Mountain National Park

OWA is proud to announce that we have obtained permits to guide rock climbing and mountaineering in Rocky Mountain National Park! This world class alpine climbing destination is home to many of the “Fifty Classic Climbs of North America” and climbers travel from all over the world to visit this incredible place. OWA has been […]