Private Climbing

Ice Jon Keith

If you would like to schedule a custom climbing program on a day of your own choosing, we have something for every size group from individuals to groups of 20 or more!

Rates include climbing equipment rentals (harness, helmet, climbing shoes, mountaineering boots, ice axes, crampons, and all climbing hardware). If you have climbing equipment you are more than welcome to use it. No discounts available for using your own gear.

Private Climbing

Looking to master a specific skill or accomplish a particular goal or maybe you just want the guide to yourself, or on a day of your own choosing. Regardless of the reason or the size of your party, just give us a call at 800-310-4504 to set up a private climbing day tailored to your needs and schedule.

What does “private” mean?
1) You will not be matched with other climbers you don’t know.
2) You can choose any day to climb. Climbing available 7 days a week.
3) You climb at your own pace.
4) You tell us what topics you would like to cover in the day.
5) Your reservation is guaranteed to run (with the exception of weather).

Private lessons are available any day of the week, all year round. Programs include rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering skills and backcountry skiing. This is a very common choice for many of our climbers and a great value for your time and money spent. To schedule a climb please call 800-310-4504 or send an email to All reservations are finalized over the phone and full payment is required upfront to hold your reservation.

Private Rates

$325 per person,per day 1:1
$225 per person,per day 2:1
$195 per person,per day 3:1
$170 per person,per day 4:1

Groups generally meet between 8:30am and 9am at Eastern Mountain Sports. An average day ranges between 5-8 hours in length and includes gear fitting, equipment overview, basic instruction (knot tying, belaying, climbing technique) and of course plenty of time for climbing!