The vertical world awaits you

Learn the essentials of rock climbing from our expert guides

Rock Climbing

On the cliff experience

Our climbing guides know the importance of hands on learning

Rock Climbing

Escape the crowds

Spring and fall climbing trips

Rock Climbing

Guided Climbs of Mt. Washington

Let our experienced guides show you the way

Mt Washignton

Take a swing!

NOW BOOKING for winter lessons and trips

Ice Climbing

No lift service available

Guided backcountry ski trips on Mt. Washington

Backcountry Skiing

Avalanche training

Multi-day courses for skiers, climbers, and winter hikers


Mountain skills training

Local east coast training for big climbing trips

Self Arrest

Follow us to the summit

Our guides will bring you further

Mt Washington

Take a trip of a lifetime

Guided hikes at destinations throughout the Northeast

Mt Washington

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At Eastern Mountain Sports Schools, we’ve been helping people like you try new things, learn new skills, and have more fun outside since 1968. We offer climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, hiking, and skiing programs for people of all ages at locations throughout the Northeast.

In addition to scheduled group lessons and guided adventures, we offer custom private lessons and tours for individuals as well as families, school groups, summer camps, university outing clubs, and company groups. Be sure to ask us about adaptive programs for adventurers with physical or mental disabilities, because the outdoors is for everyone!

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