Adventure for Everyone
Ascent Climbing began in 2007 to provide access to outdoor adventure and world-class instruction for all - regardless of age, experience or physical ability.
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Local Ice Climbing Trips
Give ice climbing a try by joining an affordable small group (< 4 climbers). All equipment is included, no experience is required. Most trips take place in Connecticut unless conditions require us to travel to Western Massachusetts or the Catskills in NY.
Join a small group below or visit our Guided Ice Climbing page to schedule a private trip.
Join Ascent Climbing for a day of guided local ice climbing and instruction. You'll learn about the basic tools and techniques required to climb ice.
From The Blog
News, tech-tips, trip reports and all things Connecticut and Northeast climbing.
A WFR course gets some real world training with two simultaneous calls for rescue on Mt Washington.
Essential equipment before you head out to the local traprock crags in Connecticut.
Pinnacle Gully is located on a dark, north-west facing wall of Huntington Ravine. The mountain is famous for some of the worlds worst weather and highest recorded wind speeds.