Join us for a Mt. Washington winter ascent with professional guides watching out for your safety! This rigorous experience is open to beginners who are ready for a challenge. Book online!
The AIARE level 1 course is a three day/24 hour introduction to avalanche hazard management. Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a backcountry trip, and to understand basic decision making while in the field, and more. Book online!
Looking for the perfect mountaineering course? This Three Day Basic Mountaineering Skills course will teach you how to dress for winter, how to pack, choose food, select the proper gear, campsite selection, how to cook outdoors and low impact winter camping skills. Book online!
Alpine snow climbing requires the use of a variety of climbing skills to negotiate snow, rock and ice terrain. You should already be familiar with anchors, belaying, knots, and ice climbing equipment. Both days will involve ascents of classic multi-pitch alpine climbs in the White Mountains. Book online!
Are you planning a trip to Alaska, Mt. Rainier, the Alps or South America this summer? This two-day intensive course will cover the skills of knots, friction hitches, roped travel techniques, self arrest, snow and ice anchors and extrication techniques.
This one-day course is an introduction to waterfall ice climbing and general mountaineering. It is best suited for novice winter climbers. The first half of the day will be spent learning about the equipment, crampons, ice axes, anchors and belays and the second half will be on application. Book online!
Searching available activities for . . .
Showing Activities for -
First time climbers through SAR professionals rely on IMCS for the level of expertise that only we can provide. No goal is too ambitious, no height is unattainable.
The Mount Washington Valley is our playground for ice/rock climbing, skiing, and mountaineering. Its unique ecology allows for four seasons worth of mountain sports and skills.
For over 45 years, we have been guiding and instructing climbers, skiers, hikers, and professionals. Our international mountain guides come from diverse backgrounds but all have a passion for the mountains and the ways we play in them.