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Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks may be one of the best kept secrets in ice climbing. The ice here comes in early and stays into April. Come climb with a local guide that really knows the area, you'll love it. 

Learning to climb with a professional guide is vital if you want to learn the right technique, form good habits, maximize your time, and have fun. AMG's knowledge of ice and climbing mastery comes from years of climbing and teaching experience. Ian has learned and developed efficient technique while climbing and creating some of the hardest ice and mixed routes in the

Adirondacks and northeast. Whether your just starting, or a seasoned climber, AMG can help take your climbing to a new level.


Ice climbing is made easier and more fun by today's technology. AMG has the new tools from Cassin, Petzl, Black Diamond, Grivel and Simond. We have Scarpa Alpha boots and are the only Adirondack guide service to have La Sportiva Nepal Extreme leather boots . Climbing in leather is a must for advancing beyond intermediate terrain.