Partner-Led Climbing Trips

Guided Overnight Climbing Trips to the Summit of Mount Washington


The Mount Washington Observatory is proud to partner with the following respected climbing schools to offer exclusive overnight mountaineering expeditions to the summit of Mount Washington. Climbing instruction is provided by the companies listed below, and overnight accommodations are provided by the Mount Washington Observatory at our legendary summit weather station—an exclusive opportunity not available anywhere else. On top of the climbing instruction from our partner guides, overnight accommodations include tours of the Extreme Mount Washington summit museum, a behind-the-scenes tour of the weather station and time to get to know the hardy crew that call Mount Washington home.

Please note that these special trips are led by the companies listed below, so please direct all inquiries and requests for reservations to them. For Observatory-led overnight trips to the summit of Mount Washington utilizing snowcat transportation, please visit our EduTrip page. For a list of area lodging options before and after your climbing trip, visit our lodging partners page.

Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School

Founded in 1968, Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School is the oldest and largest climbing school in the eastern United States.

  • January 20-21, 2024
  • February 17-18, 2024
  • March 23-24, 2024
  • March 30-31, 2024
  • April 6-7, 2024

Reservations may be made by clicking here or by calling 845-668-2030.

Synnott Mountain Guides

Mark Synnott, owner and operator of Synnott Mountain Guides and a member of The North Face Climbing Team, has been leading climbing trips since 1996. An accomplished international climber, skier, mountaineer, and photographer, Mark offers private and group climbing instruction in rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain climbing, and backcountry skiing.

  • March 16-17, 2024

International Mountain Climbing School

IMCS guides have accumulated many years of climbing, guiding and teaching experience. Located in North Conway, NH, we are a mix of American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) certified guides, world class climbers, dedicated teachers and backcountry masters. From indoor wall climbing programs for young children to international climbing expeditions in the great ranges of the world we have guides that can take you there..

  • January 13-14, 2024

Click Here to Learn More and Register

Redline Guiding

Redline Guiding is an independent outfitter located in the Mt Washington Valley. As custom providers focused primarily of serving the needs of individuals and private groups, they do certain things really, really well. Namely, leading adventures like hiking, skiing, and climbing, teaching folks the how-to of the outdoors via their wilderness educational offerings like navigation, mountaineering, camping, winter skills, and more. And last but not least, helping folks marry in the mountains via their unique wedding services. Reservations may be made at redlineguiding.com or by calling (603)617-8788.

  • February 24-25, 2024

Reservations may be made at redlineguiding.com or by calling (603)617-8788.