Into the Mountains is a guiding company focusing on climbing trips in the European Alps. We offer guided trips and instruction on rock, ice and alpine climbing, as well as, backcountry skiing. Our goal is simple: to share our passion for climbing and for the mountains with others while providing a safe, professional, fun and rewarding experience.

Whether you are a large group seeking instruction, or a seasoned climber with specific personal climbing goals, we can help you pursue your dreams.

Contact Into the Mountains and let us take you on a trip of a lifetime. Be warned, our passion is contagious!


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  • "What image are you currently starting at on your computer wallpaper or screensaver? Do you find that you had a fun vacation, basked and reveled in the glory of it for about 1-2 months afterwards while letting all your friends know what peaks you bagged or ski descents you cruised and then, the photos are put away, the screensaver changed and the memories are filed away? This will not be the case if you go … Michele Gilbert
  • My buddy John and I had the opportunity to climb The Black Dike with IFMGA mountain guide and well-respected hardman Adam George over the past weekend. I wasn't sure if anyone could live up to the hype surrounding their character and abilities after all the FB posts and stories I read and heard leading up to our day out. Adam delivered. Man, what an incredible climber and unassuming and down to earth dude. Most would …
  • I wasn't sure what to expect from the trip but I thought it turned out amazing. You certainly put us through the paces for our first backcountry trip on touring gear. I now have lots of skills to practice on. I hope you have an excellent spring and that the ice stays nice and hard. John MacKinnon
  • I was a client on this epic trip last week. Four days of amazing touring in Chamonix topped off with an incredible heliski from the top of Le Petit Combin. Caroline is a fabulous guide – knowledgeable of the local terrain, excellent at teaching ski touring and mountain safety, and always in tune with her clients. She brings such enthusiasm each day for being out in the mountains, that it is hard to remember she is … David Jensen, Vermont

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Northern Norway

ICE LOVE IN NORWAY The scariest part of the trip was driving down in the rain to the Setermoen area, 2.5 hours south of Tromso, when Tina and I could not keep our eyes on the road, but rather were looking read more…

Tips for Safer Climbing at the Crag


Gear Reviews More reviews »

Scarpa Rebel GTX carbon

I’ve been using the Rebel GTX carbon for about 6 weeks now, both guiding and doing some personal climbing.  I have probably logged about 30 days in the boots.  Bottom line is they are the best summer Alpine boots I read more…

Choosing the right boot

Since a lot of work I do involves Alpine objectives and summertime mountaineering, I get a lot of questions regarding what type of boots to buy.  Without exaggeration I spend at least 200+ days a year in mountain boots and read more…