First Ascents

AN INTRODUCTION TO ICE CLIMBING

Ideal for fist time ice climbers we'll spend the day climbing frozen waterfalls and practicing the climbing technique and skills you need to climb in the winter.

No experience necessary - yeah its cold, but so is skiing.

Intro to Alpine Climbing & Mountaineering

FOUNDATIONAL ALPINE CLIMBING AND MOUNTAIN TRAVEL SKILLS

Learn to move in the mountains and prepare for guided ascents of bigger peaks in the Cascades and abroad. We'll practice skills to help you develop your skill base, decision making and movement through alpine terrain.

LEARN TO LEAD: ICE CLIMBING

TAKE THE SHARP END!

A course for experienced ice climbers. You’ll be glad you’ve learned from experienced guides the latest, most-efficient techniques for leading, protecting and descending waterfall ice and alpine routes.

MIXED CLIMBING & STEEP ICE WORKSHOP

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS - ROCK & ICE CLIMBING

When the going gets steep and rocky the tough keep going. Improve efficiency and add to your bag of tricks for difficult 5th class and alpine routes requiring you to move through rock, ice and mixed terrain.

GUIDED ICE CLIMBING

YOUR GOALS - OUR GEAR AND GUIDES

We love the ice climbing terrain here in New England. From short but steep crags in Connecticut to the hard vertical pillars and mixed climbs of the Catskills (NY) to the gullies and multi pitch ice climbing in the Adirondacks (NY) and White Mountains (NH) - you choose the objective, we'll bring the rope gun.