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International Mountain Climbing School

2733 Main St, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7013
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THE place for a guide

If you are climbing in the White Mountains this is the place to hire a guide. We have climbed... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
via mobile
Great First Climb

We went with Paul for our first climb. (mom, Dad and kids 12 & 14)It was very well organized and we... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Nove Scotia
via mobile
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In business for 30 years, this prestigious climbing school offers comprehensive climbing programs including mountaineering instruction, international expeditions and guided climbs for scalers from beginners to experts.
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2733 Main St, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

If you are climbing in the White Mountains this is the place to hire a guide. We have climbed several times with different guides and they are unfailingly professional, knowledgeable, and extremely safe. Brad, who runs the school, is great to deal with in the...More

Thank JLS102704
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We went with Paul for our first climb. (mom, Dad and kids 12 & 14)It was very well organized and we all had a great time. Very patient and knowledgable. Would definitely recommend it to others.

Thank Hector1776
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Grant was an AWESOME guide! Such a great teacher- so patient, enthusiastic, and supportive. I'm a total newbie- I can't believe he managed to help me get past my initial intense fear of falling! My boyfriend and I had a great time. Everyone else in...More

Thank els2171
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Very knowledgable and patient instructor. Easy access to some beautiful learning terrain. My kids and I felt completely safe the whole time. FYI: My youngest and I are not big fans of high places, so feeling safe was a big deal.

Thank themarkleary
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Quality, high end products and staff that know their stuff. They have both new and used/consignment items. If you have any questions, they're eager to help and get you the right product for your needs.

Thank Skippermark
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I am from north of Montreal Quebec and a few weeks ago I went to North-Conway NH on a hiking weekend. I took the opportunity to go shopping and found that the International Mountain Equipment store had a pair of telemark bindings that I wanted....More

Thank Rheal O
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We have used International Climbing School four different times. We always have a great guide who is very knowledgeable. As we don't climb often enough to consider ourselves competent on anything that can't be top roped, we love to expand our knowledge with them. It's...More

Thank LeslieMa
Reviewed 18 February 2015

There is a lot of climbing experience in this store. Well worth the stop to check it our and chat with their very knowledgeable staff.

1  Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I have been to the store many times for gear. This is the place to go for new and used technical gear and a helpful, knowledgeable staff. You should definitely check it out (especially if you're a gearhead). As for the school, I ran into...More

3  Thank c415
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I decided to tackle mountaineering, after years of reading books about it. I am a newbie to the activity, and IMCS has made the experience outstanding. I started with the 3 day mountaineering course in March. I learned a tremendous amount. Our guide, Sam, was...More

1  Thank YvesNY
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