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Climbing Adventures

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Climbing, Via Ferrata and Outdoor Adventures

Experience the thrill of outdoor adventures at Smugglers' Notch!

June 12 - September 4, 2017.



Raven's Roost Open Climb
Ages 8 & older


Reach for new heights when you climb a little or climb a lot on our 30-foot outdoor climbing tower located at Notchville Park. No experience necessary.
Monday & Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm & Saturday 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm. $8 for 2 climbs. No advance registration required. Weather permitting, clothing and shoes required. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Included with the Adventure Connection Package.
"Smuggs, as fans of this classic family ski resort call it, has just as much to thrill adventurers in the summer. The Via Ferrata experience through the Green Mountains is extreme fun at its best." July 2011

Via Ferrata
Ages 8 & older

Join Peak Expeditions for a one of a kind adventure! Using horizontal tyrolean traverses, rope bridges, rappelling and other rope techniques participants will be able to experience some of Vermonts most unique natural environments up close and personal. The tours will take place around, above, and in some of the most scenic chasms and waterfalls in the area. Be prepared to get wet! All Peak Expeditions tours will be led by professional guides using canyoneering and rock climbing techniques to position participants for an unparalleled, intimate perspective of these geological wonders.

Adult Intro Course - Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
Family program - Wednesday, 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am & 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm, Friday 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm.

$49 per person. Guests must provide own transportation. Advance registration required, limited space available. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Extended Via Ferrata
Ages 8 & older

Same great Via Ferrata experience taken up a notch! For those guests that have tried and loved the beginner Via Ferrata program here is your chance to take the adventure to the next level. Guests must provide their own transportation. Be prepared to get wet!
Thursday & Friday 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm, $59 per person. Guests must provide own transportation. Advance registration required, limited space available. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Custom Rock Climbing Adventures
Ages 8 & older

The Smugglers' Notch area is rich with rock climbing opportunities for all levels of difficulty. Come try the vertical challenge of rock climbing on the local crags with Peak Expeditions experienced guides. Harnessing, knots, managing the safety rope, and movement fundamentals will all be covered. Individualized instruction can take you to the next level!
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, $165 per person; family of 4 or more, $130 per person. Guests must provide own transportation. Additional times available by appointment. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
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