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 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 winter season, we are offering a variety of ice climbing and mountaineering courses. At Mooney Mountain Guides, our ice climbs and mountain climbs are designed and customized to provide you with the highest quality service. If you are searching for a guided classic ice climb at Lake Willoughby,Kinsman Notch, Crawford Notch, Cathedral Ledge, Cannon Cliff or perhaps even an alpine ice objective in Huntington Ravine or on Mt. Washington our guides can help you raise the bar by teaching you new ice 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 Apprentice Alpine
AMGA Ice Instructor Course
AIARE Level II

Ice Climbing Courses

  • "Ice Climb the Basics"
    Perfect for first timers, family’s, and groups. Discover the sport of ice climbing and learn movement and techniques to ice climb on New Hampshire's spectacular frozen waterfalls.

  • "Ladies Only"
    Join MMG for an ice climbing or mountaineering course for beginner or advanced levels. Perfect for Meet Up, Nature Girls, Facebook or create your own group. Contact MMG for dates and additional information.

  • "Ice 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.

  • "Lake Willoughby Ice Climbs"
    MMG climbs at Lake Willoughby through out the winter season.

    Experience one of the premier steep ice-climbing destinations in the USA. Climb surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, high above Vermont’s deepest lake. One and two day trips available, January & February.

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 winter season. We are offering two weekend multi sport and ice climbing adventures. One on Mt Washington and the other at various NH ice climbing venues. Climb with experienced AMGA/IFMGA guide Art Mooney. Join us 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 ice climbing and/or Mt Washington climbing trip during the 2018 winter season.

Multi day or week trips scheduled for April and October 2018.

Contact us for more details.

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