WELCOME TO 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 rock, ice climbing, ski touring and Mt Washington 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.

For the 2018 summer season, we are offering a variety of rock, ice climbing and mountaineering courses. At Mooney Mountain Guides, our rock climbs and mountain climbs are designed and customized to provide you with the highest quality service. If you are searching for a guided classic rock climb at Cannon Cliff,Kinsman Notch, Crawford Notch, Cathedral Ledge, Mt Oscar or perhaps even an alpine rock objective in Huntington Ravine or a traverse of Mt. Washington our guides can help you raise the bar by teaching you new rock and mountain climbing skills and techniques along the way.

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Ice Climbing Alpine / Mountaineering
Ice Climbing Ski Mountaineering
Alex Teixeira
Owner - Lead Guide
AMGA Certified Rock Guide
AMGA Assistant Alpine Guide
AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide

Rock Climbing Courses

  • "AIARE Level 1"
    This 3 day course, held in and around Mt. Washington, introduces the decision making tools used to help manage risk while traveling in avalanche terrain. Dates December 15-17; Cost $450.

  • "Ladies Only"
    Join MMG guide Laurie Watt for a day of climbing, a summit bid on Mt. Washington, or an intro to mountaineering course. Scheduled Courses also available. Check out the "Nature Girls" on MeetUp for more information on Ladies Only Adventures. 

  • "Rock Climbing - Mountaineering Mentorship"
    Take you climbing to the next level. Design your own curriculum, set goals, and work with MMG guides on movement, decision making, rope craft, anchor craft, leading, traveling in avalanche terrain, the list goes on and on. If becoming a more competent, and independent climber is important to you then investing the time and energy into a mentorship program is a worthwhile venture. Time is our most valuable commodity, put yourself on the fast-track to reaching your climbing goals.

  • "Steep Ice Clinic"
    This one day course will focus on the movement techniques ice climbers employ when climbing in sustained steep terrain. Date: Sunday January 20th; Venue: Near Lincoln, NH; Cost: $150; Equipment Included. 

Winter/Spring Custom Climbing Trips

Mammut Alpine School

Red Rocks - Joshua Tree

The Mammut Alpine School and Mooney Mountain Guides are teaming up for the 2018 summer/fall season. We are offering two weekend multi sport and rock climbing adventures. One in Franconia Notch and the other at various NH rock climbing venues. Climb with experienced AMGA/IFMGA guide Art Mooney. Join AMGA/IFMGA guide Art Mooney or AMGA Certified Rock Guide Alex Teixeira for this amazing multi day trip on the desert sand stone. Climb the sunny faces on the longest routes in the country with distant views of the city of Las Vegas or Enjoy a few days climbing the beautiful cracks and face climbing technique in the solitude of Joshua Tree National Park. Camping in the park among the climbs makes this an extra special experience.

Contact us to schedule your rock climbing and/or Mt Washington climbing trip during the 2019 winter/spring season.

Multi day or week trips scheduled for March and April 2019.

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