Thank you for choosing Northeast Mountaineering! We are looking forward to meeting you and taking you on an unforgettable adventure. At Northeast Mountaineering, we strive to give you the best skiing experience possible. We will work hard to make your time with us a success from start to finish!
ON THE DAY OF YOUR ADVENTURE
On the day of your ski mountaineering course we will meet at 7:00AM sharp at The Bunkhouse at Northeast Mountaineering. If you are late, we cannot wait for you, as a courtesy to our other climbers. Please plan your travel accordingly. Don’t forget to factor in pit stops, traffic, and navigation errors due to limited cell signals in the area.
For liability reasons, we do not offer transportation. Please plan to drive your car or carpool to the trailhead.
Your guided mountain adventure will run regardless of the weather. Come prepared for the worst and hope for the best!
Please bring your health insurance card with you.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Please wear synthetic materials such as wool, polyester, goose down, and tech wick. NO COTTON. We recommend that you layer your clothing so you can manage your body temperature appropriately. A proper ski touring backpack to carry your clothing, equipment, food and water is required. Avalanche Beacon, Probe and Shovel are all mandatory items. You will also need a proper ski touring or split boarding set up.
We will provide first aid kits, shared group gear, ropes and other technical equipment as needed.
We do not provide food. Please plan to bring your own food for your adventure.
HOW TO FIND US
You can find directions to The Bunkhouse at NEM here. We strongly encourage you to stay with us the night before and after your climb.
We will meet at The Bunkhouse at Northeast Mountaineering located at 1054 Pinkham Notch Road, Glen NH 03838. This address does not show up on GPS’s – we are 1 mile north of Storyland on the same side of the road [Located across from the Glen Ledge Convenience Store and Gas Station].
GRATUITIES and OTHER COSTS
Our guides are highly trained and have logged countless hours in the backcountry gaining the experience and knowledge it requires to become a guide for NEM. A typical gratuity for a job well done is 20% or $20pp/guide/day.
THE BUNKHOUSE AT NORTHEAST MOUNTAINEERING
The Bunkhouse is a fully-heated, hostel-style community bunkroom. It offers a dry, warm, and cozy place to catch some rest before and after your adventure. The Bunkhouse has one public shower with limited hot water. However there are quarter-operated showers 15 minutes down the road at Pinkham Notch Visitor Center. BYOB. New Hampshire State Law prohibits underage drinking.
FOR MORE INFO
Please visit our website www.nemountaineering.com for more information on your climbing experience and to better prepare yourself. Also, friend us on Facebook for pictures and videos of past climbs and connect with others like yourself! Follow our guided climbs live on twitter, handle @nemguides. Share your adventure, share your success on Instagram with the hashtag #NEMGuides.
LET’S HAVE AN AWESOME ADVENTURE!
We are excited to show you what the mountains can offer. We know you will have an excellent adventure that you will be talking about long after your trip concludes. In the meantime…get out and train!