Partner-Led Climbing Trips
Guided Overnight Expeditions to the Summit of Mount Washington
The Mount Washington Observatory is proud to partner with the following respected climbing schools to offer exclusive overnight mountaineering expeditions to the summit of Mount Washington. Climbing instruction is provided by the companies listed below, and overnight accommodations are provided by the Mount Washington Observatory at our legendary summit weather station—an exclusive opportunity not available anywhere else. On top of the climbing instruction from our partner guides, overnight accommodations include tours of the Extreme Mount Washington summit museum, a behind-the-scenes tour of the weather station and time to get to know the hardy crew that call Mount Washington home.
Please note that these special trips are led by the companies listed below, so please direct all inquiries and requests for reservations to them.
For Observatory-led overnight trips to the summit of Mount Washington utilizing snowcat transportation, please visit our EduTrip page.
For a list of area lodging options before and after your climbing trip, visit our lodging partners page.
Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School
Founded in 1968, Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School is the oldest and largest climbing school in the eastern United States.
- -Friday, January 12, 2018
- -Saturday, January 20, 2018
- -Sunday, February 18, 2018
- -Friday, March 2, 2018
- -Friday, March 23, 2018
International Mountain Climbing School
IMCS has offered the most comprehensive climbing programs in the eastern United States for more than 30 years. Their certified guides are world-renowned climbers and mountaineers who are excited to work with climbers of all ages and abilities.
- -Saturday, February 2, 2018
- -Saturday, April 7, 2018
Reservations may be made by calling (603) 356-7064. To learn more about the International Mountain Climbing School, please visit ime-usa.com.
Synnott Mountain Guides
Mark Synnott, owner and operator of Synnott Mountain Guides and a member of The North Face Climbing Team, has been leading climbing trips since 1996. An accomplished international climber, skier, mountaineer, and photographer, Mark offers private and group climbing instruction in rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain climbing, and backcountry skiing.
- -Saturday, February 17th, 2018
- -Sunday, March 3rd, 2018
Mooney Mountain Guides
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 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.
- -Saturday, March 31st, 2018