In our Winter Hiking and Beginner Mountaineering courses, you'll learn snowshoeing, ice ax & crampon skills, self-arrest, map-and-compass, trip planning and more. This year's mountaineering classes include day hikes and backpacking trips in the Adirondack Mountains of NY as well as NH's White Mountains.
What are the best winter hiking and mountaineering boots? What snowshoes are best for climbing? What is a vapor barrier liner? Find answers to some common gear questions and questions about our winter mountaineering courses here.