Courses


We offer a variety of educational experiences and adventures to help build a stronger climbing community.

Summer Courses

Groups

In response to SARS-COV-2 and COVID-19 there will be the following limits on group size:
– Families or members of the same household up to 5 people.
– Immediate Contacts up to 4 people for Top-Rope days
– Limit 2:1 for Multi-pitch or glaciated terrain.

1/2 Days Available

We believe that the outdoors and climbing should be welcoming and accessible to everyone.  Unfortunately there are many obstacles for many people in this country.  These obstacles are systemic, complex and deeply ingrained in our culture.  To accomplish meaningful change, it will take intentional, hard work and commitment from all of us in the outdoor industry. Because of this we are offering 1/2 days to make climbing with a guide more accessible to everyone.

Ground Rules:
  • Family’s and/or individuals from the same household up to 5.
  • Immediate Contacts Groups of 4.
  • Individuals.
Cost:

$200 for 1 & 2 people

$275 for 3 people

$350 for 4 people

$425 for 5 people.

Venues:
  • Rock Rimmon, Manchester NH
  • Echo Crag, Franconia Notch, NH
  • Artist Bluff, Franconia Notch, NH
  • Marlow Profile, Marlow NH
  • Rumney, NH

$90 Top Rope Days

Group Rock Climbing
All Ages and Abilities
Equipment Included

On these select dates only: For only $90 per-person, Join an MMG guide for a day of Top-Roping fun (Equipment Included) at some of New England’s most picturesque and classic climbing areas. No experience necessary, a great way to try out the sport of rock climbing or meet new people.

May 5: Rock Rimmon, Manchester (FREE to kick off the season!)
May 24: Rumney
June 5: Rumney
June 19: Echo Crag
July 3: Cathedral Ledge
July 17: Square Ledge Pinkham Notch
July 31: Echo Crag
August 21: Rumney

9am-3pm: Meet at the climbing site. Directions provided at booking.

Learn to Climb Outside

May 30th 2020 Southern NH
May 31st Rumney
June 20th Franconia
Custom Dates Available

From Belays to Anchors – Learn the basics of building top-rope climbing anchors and managing the risk of a single pitch climbing environment. Climbing is about having fun and with a few strategies to keep the risk low, confidence will increase  and so will the fun.

Advanced Anchor Construction

June 6th, Artist Bluff Franconia Notch
Custom Dates Available

This one day course represents the next level in anchor construction and rope management. Topics include the use of traditional gear to construct anchors, rappels, top-managed anchors, basic rescue, and risk management for these tricky areas.  Combine with the “Learn to Climb Outside” course for a two day course that will increase your confidence and the fun factor of outdoor climbing.

AMGA SPI Course

Course Dates:

July 17-19
Aug 14-16

$550.00

AMGA SPI Exam

Exam Dates:

July 24-25
August 28-29
Sept. 25-26

$400.00

Learn to Lead

June 14th: Sport Climbs Rumney
August 22nd: Traditional Climbs Franconia Notch
August 23rd: Sport Climbs Rumney
Custom Dates available at the daily rate.

This one or two day course will teach the necessary skills, concepts, and risk management to take the sharp end and actually enjoy it. Leading does not have to be scary it should be empowering.

Alpine Rock

Two Day Course

Two day course held in Huntington’s Ravine, focusing on movement and transitions in 3rd, 4th, and 5th class terrain.

Self Rescue

June 13th or Custom Dates Available

Learn the skills necessary to perform a rescue for you or others.

Climbing Performance

Work towards your climbing goals!

Alex believes in training to increase performance. Pay by day or set up a specific schedule and together work towards your climbing goals.

Winter Courses

Ice Climbing Movement

One-day Clinic
March 15, 2020

This one day clinic coverts the skills and techniques for climbing steep ice. Move more efficiently to increase security and enjoyment on your ice climbing dream routes. Perfect for the individual with goals of climbing the prizes of Lake Willoughby, VT and The Ghost, British Columbia.

Petzl Climbing School: Alpine

Focusing on Alpine Climbing
Sold Out, 2020

Two day course with the added benefit of access to the latest in Petzl gear. Saturday night lodging provided close to the climbing area.

Petzl Climbing School: Ice

Focusing on Water Ice Climbing
Sold Out, 2020

Two day course with the added benefit of access to the latest in Petzl gear. Saturday night lodging provided close to the climbing area.

AIARE Rec. 1

Sold Out, 2020

A three day course that provides an introduction to using decision making tools to help groups manage risk while traveling in avalanche terrain.

AIARE Rescue

Sold Out, 2020

For everyone, weather you are just learning how to use a transceiver, an aspiring pro, or a expert backcountry skier. This one day course is a place to learn new skills and keep your existing skills sharp.

Intro to Skiing the Trees

Skill building for backcountry skiers.

New England is fast becoming a destination for backcountry skiing. Much of the ski season the best snow is in the trees. Get your own personal tour

New England Classic Tours

We know what they are and where to go!

Tour the regions best rock climbs, ice climbs, alpine climbs, or ski descents.

Self Rescue

Learn the skills necessary to perform a rescue for you or others.

Learn to Lead

This one or two day course will teach the necessary skills and concepts to take the sharp end.

Destination Climbing

Acadia National Park

Maine

Less than a day’s drive from the Boston area, Acadia National Park provides some of the most scenic rock climbing this side of the Mississippi River. Seaside venues like the famous Otter Cliffs, or the beautiful longer routes on the Precipice offer impeccable granite rock climbs with ocean views. Comfortable camping in the park, or lodging in Bar Harbor provide close access to the climbing. These elements pair with cool ocean breezes  and come together to create the idyllic summer rock climbing vacation. Open to all ability levels

Red Rock

Nevada

COVID-19 update, Alex & Art of canceled their Spring 2020 Red Rock trips.

Spring and Fall MMG owner Alex Teixeira and MMG Founder Art Mooney head to Red Rock, NV to begin and end the rock climbing season. Passionate about the impeccable sandstone climbing, both Alex and Art have developed an intimate knowledge of the canyons and mountains that make up this expansive rock climbing venue. Easy flights, great food, and plenty of lodging options make this trip a no brainer.

Alex and Art work as Guest Guides with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides

North Cascades

Washington

Beginning in Mid June, MMG begins its Pacific Northwest climbing season. Early season is particularly attractive to climbers from the northeast due to a wide variety of climbing styles available during this time of year. Climbing on the Glaciated peaks of the North West is a breathtaking experience that you will never forget.

Only dates left:

Mt. Baker North Ridge Climb: Taking reservations for 2021: $1200

From Rock to Glaciers: 5 Day Comprehensive Mountaineering Course – Taking reservations for 2021 $1900

Mt. Rainier, Kautz Glacier: August 3-7, $2500 (1 spot left)

Custom private climbs: Alpine Objectives $500 a day, Rock Climbing $450 a day.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado

RMNP needs no introduction. Available on a custom basis only, MMG owner and lead guide can design a custom trip for rock and Alpine Climbing on some of Colorado’s most sought after objectives.

Reservations 3 months in advance recommended.

Proud to work together with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides.