LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK
Our guides are all professionally trained and American Mountain Guide (AMGA) Certified. Not only are our guides AMGA certified, but our Climbing School is one of the few programs in the country to be Accredited by the AMGA. Our equipment is checked and replaced on a regular bases, and we don’t charge you extra to use it. Programs are available year round and can be customized to meet your needs. Whether you’re training to climb Rainier or want to take the family rock climbing on your next vacation to the Lake Placid; we can help you reach your goals.
Course topics include (but are not limited to) proper gear selection, common climbing knots, belay technique, body position and footwork, communication and terminology, gaining trust in the climbing system, route selection, decision making on the cliff, making sense of gear and techniques, proper skills application for changing situations, and advice for improving climbing technique and efficiency.READ MORE
The bulk of the day is spent putting these new skills to use on the cliff, with each climber able to get in a few climbs and descents. You will come away knowing what it is like to be a fully engaged and responsible member of a climbing party, and with a good measure of actual climbing time on the rock. READ MORE