Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing & Rappelling

Want To Go Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing or Rappelling?

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If you're interested in attending a guided rock climbing, ice climbing or rappelling course, you've come to the right place. Northeast Mountain Guiding has a team of PCGI-certified guides who are excited to teach you the basics of climbing and rappelling.

If you own climbing equipment that's less than five years old and UIAA approved, feel free to use it during our excursion. If your equipment doesn't meet these requirements, we have top-of-the-line climbing and rappelling equipment that you can use.

To schedule a guided rock climbing, ice climbing or rappelling excursion, call 800-543-5905 now.

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Ready to attend one of our classes along the east coast? We offer multiple course levels for:

  • Rock climbing - get out of the gym and into nature. Listen to our instructors as they teach you the best methods for outdoor rock climbing.
  • Ice climbing - take your climbing game to the next level. Discover the proper techniques for climbing frozen waterfalls.
  • Rappelling - what goes up must come down. Learn to rappel down frozen waterfalls or cliffsides like a pro.
Make sure to book your trip at least two weeks in advance to secure your spot. Contact us today to schedule your excursion.

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Course Information

Intro to Rock Climbing

Interested in learning how to rock climb outdoors? Or do you want to take your gym climbing to the next level? Then this is the course for YOU! During this course you'll learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing like basic knots, equipment and proper use, climbing balance and movement, belaying and much more!​ Our guides are PCGI trained and/or certified! New Jersey and Pennsylvania rock climbing is our prime business!

Locations: ​

  • North Central & North West NJ
  • Delaware Water Gap, PA (Mount Minsi)
  • Delaware Water Gap, NJ (Ricks Rocks)
  • Alapocas Run State Park DE
  • Ralph Stover State Park PA
  • Adirondack State Park NY
  • Deer's Leap VT
  • Chapel Ledge, MA
  • St. John's Ledges CT
  • Great Falls National Park DC
  • Green Pond NJ
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park CT
  • Ragged Mountain CT
  • Crowders Mountain State Park, NC
  • Pilot Mountain State Park NC
  • Stone Mountain NC​
  • Buzzard's Butte, NJ
Available Dates: This trip/course is available daily from mid-April until late November at most of the above locations. Scroll down to register.

Cost Per Person:
$85 (group rate)​
​$185.00 (private, please call to schedule)

Course Length: ​1 day/ 7 - 8 hours
What's Included: All technical equipment, harness, helmet, rock climbing shoes

Intermediate Rock Climbing

Do you already know the basics of climbing? Are you an advanced indoor climber looking to make your way into the outdoor rock climbing world? Then our customized intermediate course is perfect for you! We customize the curriculum for this course based on your experience level. This course could be as basic as climbing technique or complex involving multi-pitch anchor systems. Call our office to set up a course TODAY!

​Locations:​

  • North Central & North West NJ
  • Delaware Water Gap, PA (Mount Minsi)
  • Green Pond NJ
  • Ralph Stover State Park PA
  • Chickies Rocks County Park PA
  • Adirondacks State Park NY
  • Ragged Mountain CT
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park CT
  • St.John's Ledges CT
  • Great Falls VA/DC
  • Crowder's Mountain State Park NC
  • Pilot Mountain State Park NC
  • Stone Mountain State Park NC
Cost Per Person:
$95.00 (group rate)
$135.00 (2 day option)


Course Length: ​1 day/ 6 - 8 hours

What's Included: All technical equipment, harness, helmet, rock climbing shoes

*For a private trip/course please call or email our office for pricing and availability.

Top Rope Anchors Course

Building top rope anchors systems is a great skill to learn if you're interested in bringing friends or family outdoor rock climbing. Learning essential skills from a professional guide is the first step! During this course you'll learn base and top managed set ups, structural geology relating to artificial anchor placements, climbing physics, bolt assessments, rigging and much more!

Course Locations:​

  • North Central & North West NJ
  • Delaware Water Gap, NJ (Ricks Rocks)
  • Ralph Stover State Park, PA
  • Alapocas Run State Park, DE
  • Great Falls, VA/DC
  • St.John's Ledges, CT
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park, CT
  • Ragged Mountain, CT
  • Catskills, NY
  • Crowder's Mountain State Park, NC
​Cost Per Person:
$95.00 (group rate)​
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Course Length: 7 hours
What's included: All technical equipment (ropes, anchors, slings, etc.)

Adventure Rappelling

Looking to rappel down cliffs ranging in height from 35 to 100 feet? Then this fun activity should be on your list! Rappelling is an amazing activity!

Locations:

  • North Central & North West NJ​
  • Delaware Water Gap, NJ (Ricks Rocks)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park, CT
  • Ragged Mountain, CT
  • Alapocas Run State Park, DE
  • Ralph Stover State Park, PA
Available Dates: This trip/course is available daily from mid-April until late November at most of the above locations.

​Cost Per Person:
$50.00 (group rate)

​Course Length: ​2 - 3 hours
What's Included: All technical equipment, harness, helmet

Rappelling Clinic

If you're interested in how to set up rappelling for yourself, family and friends then this is the course for you! During this course you'll learn how to set up basic rappel anchor systems, a variety of rappel set-ups, use a variety of rappel devices and much more!

Locations:

  • North Central & North West NJ​
  • Delaware Water Gap, NJ (Ricks Rocks)
  • Ralph Stover State Park, PA
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park, CT
  • Central NJ
  • Crowder's Mountain State Park, NC
Cost Per Person:
$65.00 (group rate)​​

​​Course Length: 2 - 3 hours
What's Included: All technical equipment, harness, helmet

Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

If you're looking to hire a guide for a day, half day or just to improve on your multi-pitch or single-pitch climbing skills then this is the trip for you! We offer this in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides of the park/river.

Locations:

  • Delaware Water Gap, PA - Mount Minsi
  • Delaware Water Gap, NJ - Mount Tammany
Cost Per Person:
Half Day - $135.00 (4 hours)​
Full Day - $185.00 (7 to 8 hours)

What's Included: All technical equipment (anchors, ropes, slings, etc.), PCGI certified guide, harness, helmet, climbing shoes

Rock Climbing Rescue

Learn the essential skills of self and partner rescue. These skills will make you more confident in the mountains. You'll learn various skills to rescue yourself, a partner or assist in a cliffside or mid-cliff rescue.

Locations:​

  • North Central & North West NJ
  • Ralph Stover Park, PA
Cost Per Person:
One person: $95.00​

What's Included: All technical equipment, PCGI certified guide

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