How to Climb A Fourteener in Fall

Sept 7, 2022 | 6:00 pm Mountain Time | Free Webinar

Autumn in the mountains is a time of change, with many different conditions possible: Rain or snow, heat or bitter cold. However, it is also one of the least crowded times of year to go hike or climb a fourteener. Join my free webinar to learn about picking a peak, research, packing, emergency prep, and more – specifically for climbing fourteeners in the fall months of September, October, November, and early December. Can’t attend on Sept 7th? Register anyway and we will share a video recording with you to watch later. See you there!

Everything You Need to Know for the Fall!

There’s a lot to know when it comes to the mountains in the fall. This free webinar will start from scratch, walking you through the process of picking a peak, researching the route, packing, preparing, and going on your autumn climb. 

Learn what factors you need to consider when picking a summit to climb, including elevation, the Yosemite Decimal System, time of year, and other issues.

Do you know what you need to bring on a 14er to stay safe? We’ll cover emergency supplies, clothing, and other important gear.

We will walk through how to identify, manage, and mitigate risk in the mountains to avoid dangerous situations and stay safe.

Even with the best preparation, accidents happen. We will cover what to do if you get sick, injured, or lost while climbing your first fourteener.

Taking some time to train before your first hike will make it an easier and more enjoyable experience. We will cover some basic tips for training for a 14er.

Julie Daniels
Julie Daniels
Fourteener Hiker
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"I can wholeheartedly say that Alex gives fantastic advice and has evident expertise and wise knowledge. I really value all of his contributions to the 14ers, and I am always impressed with how he has interacted with those learning. Alex cares about our mountains and our community. If you’re reading this and about to tackle your first 14er, it will behoove you to participate in Alex Derr’s webinar."

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Meet Your Webinar Trainer: Alex Derr

Alex is an Eagle Scout, mountaineer, and outdoor advocate based in Denver, Colorado. As the founder and Chief Mountain Officer at The Next Summit, he creates route guides, webinars, and other resources to help people safely explore the mountains of the West while leaving no trace for the next generation. With more than 40 ascents of peaks taller than 13,000 feet in all four seasons, he is passionate about sharing his experience and expertise with others to help them stay safe and be successful in their mountain endeavors.