AMT will give you the confidence to set out and fulfill your aspirations of adventure. Professional guides will give you the wisdom needed to tackle the most basic to the most advanced trails in the Rocky Mountains. With access to trails that offer majestic views, creekside and high mountain lake fishing and an overall outstanding experience. We offer some of the best terrain in the Arkansas River Valley, including the Colorado Trail, this is the way to hike your future through the heart of the Rocky Mountains!
PROFESSIONALLY GUIDED HIKING TRIPS
Off the Beaten Path
At AMT, we focus on crafting a unique experience for our guests that is different than what they can get anywhere else. Our hiking trips include some of the most beautiful and rare trails in the Arkansas River Valley, and our guides are with you every step of the way to ensure you are able to get the most out of the experience. Sign up for a group hike or talk to us about building a special package just for you or you and your group.
Explore what we consider some of the best trails near Salida and Buena Vista, Colorado
So many choices, so much unknown, not enough time – this is why we are here. We will take you to our favorite trails, we will show you the ropes so you are confident to go back on your own. And you save time on research by trusting us to put you in the right situation.
Hiking is a great activity to immerse yourself in an unknown area. With miles and miles of National Forest it helps to have a local guide show you the ropes so you feel confident to go back on your own.
Being properly prepared for your hiking trip will ensure you maximize the experience without worrying about forgetting an essential item. Here’s a list of what we recommend to outfit yourself with for your hiking adventure with us.
- Light hiking shoes/boots with good tread are recommended
- Small day pack or backpack
- Reusable 24+ oz water bottle (we have water to fill them)
- Sunglasses and hat
- Wear layers so that you can shed them if you are hot and bundle up if you are cold
- Any required medications or medical supplies
- Hiking poles (optional)
Here’s some frequently asked questions guests have about our Colorado hiking tours. If you don’t see an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to contact us – we’d love to help!
Q: How big are these hiking groups?
A: Our guided hiking has a max of 9 per group, backpacking is max 6 per group, and our 14er hike is max of 4 per group
Q: What if the weather is bad?
A: If weather forecasts don’t look safe for our guests, we will usually cancel the trip the day before a scheduled hike, with morning of cancellations rarely occurring with truly unexpected unsafe weather. You will be notified of any cancellations. If the weather is safe to run a hiking tour we will continue as planned, you may call and ask to reschedule if you wish to try another day. Our guides reserve the right to cancel a hike or backpacking trip at anytime for safety reasons.