Mountaineering & Ice Climbing
There is nothing quite like the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire in the winter time. Whether you’re a seasoned winter sports enthusiast or just looking to try a new winter sport, this is your ideal winter location. There is a variety of things to do: ice climbing, mountaineering, cross-country skiing, or downhill skiing. Beginner to advanced, we can custom plan a true winter adventure for you.
Mount Washington and the surrounding valley is home to world-class ice climbing. Learn the basics or climb a classic route with our expert guides. Once you feel the thrill of swinging an ice tool and hearing the thud of it sticking into solid ice, you’ll be hooked for a lifetime.
Mount Washington Summit Climb
A true classic winter adventure is a summit climb of Mount Washington. It can be done as a one-day climb or a more relaxed two-day climb.
Here is what you will learn:
the basics of proper crampon and ice axe use
how to take care of yourself in cold weather
how to use these new skills to manage winter conditions
how to move efficiently and safely in the mountains
Tagging the summit of Mount Washington in winter is truly a badge of honor.