Intro to Mountaineering

Ready to start traveling through the mountains? Learn the fundamentals of safe winter travel over snow and ice! Course content covers use of crampons and ice axes, rope management skills, glissading and self-arrest techniques.


Smugglers Notch, Jeffersonville/Stowe, VT
Bristol Flow, Bristol, VT


Available any day of the week
December 15th-March 31st. Use the contact form below to check availability.


prices are based on guide:client ratio

Full day (9am-4pm)
1:1 $315
1:2 $235
1:3 $200
1:4 $160

Half day (9am-1pm, 1pm-4pm)
1:1 $210
1:2 $175
1:3 $165
1:4 $130

*out of state destinations add $45

Trip Details

Inclusions: Professional Alpine guide and all technical climbing equipment (harness, helmet, boots, belay devices, crampons, ice axes, ropes and all other appropriate technical equipment.)

Exclusions: Personal gear, food, water and clothing (see equipment list for what to bring)

What's Next? Where do I go from here?

Intro to Ice Climbing

Intermediate Ice Climbing 

AIARE Rescue Course 

Mountaineering School Contact Form

Mountaineering School Contact Form