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232 VT-100
Pittsfield, VT, 05762


Killington Mountain Guides offers full spectrum professional climbing instruction, guided climbs in the rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing and back country ski disciplines.  We also offer courses in backcountry first aid,  evacuation, and search & rescue training.

Our guides are professionals with a tremendous amount of experience in wilderness first response, search and rescue, and instructing back-country wilderness skills and techniques.

The Killington Mountain Guide philosophy is simple: enrich people's lives. We provide exceptional service and unforgettable, skiing, climbing and educational experiences.  Join one of our experienced guides for a day of untracked powder, solitude and exercise. We offer custom trips for novice to expert skiers and climbers, and will help you select objectives in line with your enthusiasm and ability. 

-    Our Lead Guide Robert Giolito is a American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor licensed to guide Rock and Ice Climbing in the State of New York by the Department on Environmental Conservation BADGE # 7262.  Robert holds certifications in NASAR (National Association for Search and Rescue)  Missing and Lost Person Incident (MLPI), and is certified in Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT)  and Emergency Medical Technician certified by the National Emergency Medical Technicians and the State of Vermont -

Killington Mountain Guides also operate within the Green Mountain National Forest at Deer Leap in Killington and the Falls of Lana.






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Office Phone: 802-746-8044 Guide Phone: 802-345-5306

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Single Pitch Rock Climbing/ Deer Leap Killington VT

Rock Climbing Killington 4 hrs or 8 hrs

Morning 800-1200

Afternoon 1230-430

Evening 430-830



First Time Climb * Top Roping * Anchoring * Lead Climbing * 

Rock Climbing Locations:

Local Areas:

Deer Leap, Killington, VT

Falls of Lana, and other local multi-pitch areas within 15 min drive from Killington, VT

History and Description of Rock Climbing at Deer Leap Killington VT

" Towering over the road below, Deep Leap has attracted climbers for over 65 years.  This cliff's first route was likely Arni Kirbach Carl Acker's ascent of Center Crack 5.7 in 1946.  For its time, the route was about as hard as anything that had been climbed in the northeast.  During the ascent, a crowd gathered at the inn below to watch the spectacle.  Spectators were given quite a show as Kirbach reportedly took a ten-footer onto a piton then, after gathering his wits, continued on to the trees with cheers and car horns tooting from below."  Today, Deer Leap continues to entertain with an excellent variety of trad and top-rope climbs on high-quality green schist."- Guide Book Rock Climbing in Northern Vermont -Travis Peckham

Earlier Event: May 12
Mt Washington