Katahdin Weekend Ascent at Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School

The remote location and arctic environment of Katahdin make this one of the most rewarding winter alpine ascents in New England. Reaching the summit of Katahdin at any time of year is an accomplishment but in the winter it holds just a little more magic and a lot less people. Our climb begins with a half-day snowshoe or ski into the base of the mountain to a winter camp where basic winter camping skills and relevant mountaineering skills are taught and reviewed. We start the climb early the next morning and aim to return in time to travel back to trailhead by early evening. This trip is physically demanding but requires no previous winter climbing or camping experience. The trip will be lead by experienced winter mountaineering guides who are also trained in avalanche assessment and wilderness medicine.

Price: $225

Group Size: 1 - 10

Available Dates: 12/31-1/1

  • 2/9-10

  • 2/23-24

  • 3/9-10

Location: Millinocket, ME

**Price includes all guiding and camping fees, technical equipment, & 2 hot meals. Winter sleeping bags are available for rent at time of reservation, no experience required. For further information email climb@acadiamountainguides.com, to Enroll call 207 866 7562!