The Adirondack Mountains host some of the best ice climbing in the northeastern states and attracts climbers from all over the world.

Our professional guides will teach you everything from the basics of tool placement and crampon footwork to advanced techniques for steep ice and mutli-pitch climbing.

All courses include professional guided instruction, equipment rentals, and scenic views! A required (basic) equipment list is available and may be printed from our web site. Conditions may be variable due to weather and visitor popularity; safety is our paramount priority. All guides hold NYS licenses and have wilderness EMS training.

Cost for all ice climbing instruction:

$300.00 per day for 1 or 2 climbers and $100.00 for each additional person.

$240.00 per 1/2 day for 1 to 3 climbers and $60.00 for each additional person.

See the Guide Service page for more information on our rates.

Also check out our Ice Climbing Gear List for items you'll need for your outing.

 

 

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If you want to register for one of our guided trips please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the dates you want to reserve OR call us at 518-523-3764 and make your reservation over the phone.   


Introduction to Ice Climbing

In this introductory 1 day course to beginning ice climbing, fundamental ice climbing skills will be taught in a top-roping lesson. Participants will learn the basics with our experienced guides, climb on a frozen waterfall, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the region.

  • basic knots
  • top-rope climbing & belay techniques
  • crampon and ice axe techniques
  • basic movements

4:1 maximum client:guide ratio

 

  

 

 

   

  

 

 


Make your reservation now!

If you want to register for a guided trip on-line please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the dates you want to reserve OR call us at 518-523-3764 and make your reservation over the phone.

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HP Mountain Guides

Our guides have decades of combined experience in multiple sports and disciplines. Their safety record and reputation is the best in the Adirondacks.