Mooney Mountain Guides LLC is a year round Rock, Ice, and Mountain Climbing school & guide service. Based in New Hampshire and Vermont, MMG’s experienced staff of climbing guides and instructors specialize in private custom ice climbing trips, personal instruction, family climbs, and group team building events. MMG offers guided rock and ice climbs, lessons, mountaineering courses, leadership training, alpine climbs, and Mt. Washington ascents.

For the 2016/17 winter season, we are offering a variety of ice climbing and alpine ice and snow courses. At Mooney Mountain Guides, our ice climbing, alpine snow and ice climbs are designed and customized to provide you with the highest quality service. If you are searching for a guided classic ice climb at Lake Willoughby,Rumney Rocks, Crawford Notch, Kinsman Notch, Cathedral Ledge, Cannon Cliff or perhaps even an alpine snow and ice objective in Huntington Ravine on Mt. Washington our guides can help you raise the bar by teaching you new ice and alpine snow and ice climbing skills and techniques along the way.

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Ice Climbing Alpine / Mountaineering
Ice Climbing Ski Mountaineering
Alex Teixeira
Owner - Lead Guide
AMGA Assistant Rock
AMGA Apprentice Alpine
AMGA Ice Instructor Course

Ice Climbing Courses

  • Reserve "Ice Climb the Basics"
    Perfect for first timers, family’s, and groups. Discover the sport of ice climbing and learn movement and techniques to climb on ice and alpine ice climbs.

  • Reserve "Ice Climbing Tour"
    3 days Climbing at NH or VT 's Finest Ice Climbing Areas. NH areas - Crawford Notch, Lake Willoughby, Cathedral Ledge, Cannon Cliff.  VT areas – Bolton Valley, Smugglers Notch, Bristol Cliffs.  Perfect your ice climbing skills on long steep ice runnels, intricate technical ice faces, and testy slab routes.

  • Reserve "Advanced Ice"
    Ice Climbing - Learn the art of lead ice climbing; from gear placements and anchor construction, to multi-pitch transitions. Learn from the people who employ these techniques as part of their everyday life. Winter, 2016/17
    Self Rescue - Hoping you never need to rescue yourself or a partner is one strategy. However, if having a few tricks up your sleeve would make you feel better about climbing higher, join MMG for a Self Rescue course. Winter, 2017

  • Reserve "Lake Willoughby Climbs"
    MMG climbs at Lake Willoughby through out the winter season.
    Contact MMG to scheduled a one or two day ice climbing trip to the Northeast Kingdom.

Winter/Spring Custom Climbing Trips

Mammut Alpine School

Red Rocks

The Mammut Alpine School and Mooney Mountain Guides are teaming up for the 2017 winter season. We are offering two weekend mountain and ice climbing adventures. One on Mt Washington and the other at various NH ice climbing venues. Climb with experienced AMGA/IFMGA guide Art Mooney. Join us for this amazing multi day trip on the desert sand stone. Lets climb the sunny faces on the longest routes in the country with distant views of the city of Las Vegas.

Contact us to schedule your ice and/or Mt Washington climb trip during the 2017 winter season.

Multi day or week trips scheduled for April 2017.

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