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International Mountain Climbing School

2733 Main St, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7013
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THE mountaineering shop/school/hangout in the northeast

IME is the real thing, run by real climbers. I shop here, I use the climbing school, I sell my... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2014
Guilford, CT
Amazing adventure to Mt. Washington

Wow, IMCS made our trip into a memorable adventure. Brad White set us all up pre-trip and met us... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2014
New York
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In business for 30 years, this prestigious climbing school offers comprehensive climbing programs including mountaineering instruction, international expeditions and guided climbs for scalers from beginners to experts.
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2733 Main St, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-7013
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

IME is the real thing, run by real climbers. I shop here, I use the climbing school, I sell my second hand gear so I can get new toys. Extremely nice, helpful people. Whatever you interest is in the outdoors, stop by the place. Make...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Wow, IMCS made our trip into a memorable adventure. Brad White set us all up pre-trip and met us at the shop early Friday morning. We paired up with our guide Zeb (Zebulon) who was flexible, highly knowledgeable, very patient and most of all, encouraged...More

Thank cbborromeo
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

What a great winter climbing experience! Our guide Craig was so knowledgeable all the way up our snowy trail to the top of Mount Washington. At one point one of the members of our party was struggling and he casually took her pack and just...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 16 March 2013

I was looking to do some technical mountaineering training and was looking at places out west until I discovered the International Mountain Climbing School. Winter in the White Mountains simulates high altitude in other areas, and for folks on the East Coast this is a...More

Thank Arl1608
Reviewed 17 February 2013

This is the place to go in town for friendly, knowledgeable service from people that have don it all. If you need gear or advice this is the place.

Thank Mac W
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Excellent, knowledgeable staff, friendly. Wonderful second-hand store in basement. IME has the best selection of climbing gear anywhere!

Thank Alicole
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Has all the latest gear, plus imported rugs, clothes, etc from Nepal. Basement is a consignment shop with excellent, clean clothes, boots, etc. at a fair price. Good place to get serviceable second hand technical clothing at way below price for new.

Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 16 August 2012

My son and I went climbing with Chris and loved it. We climbed Catheral Ledge and I still can't believe we did!

Thank Goldretdad
Reviewed 17 June 2012

This school and store have been around for many years. They are professionals and are friendly. We climbed with them several times as far back as 1981 and will go out again this week. I recommend them for both beginners and more advanced climbers.

Thank voyagerstoo
Reviewed 19 March 2012

We were up here for the weekend and took a day trip with IMC to go Ice Climbing. My friend and I were total novices. IT WAS AMAZING! Craig our guide was UNBELIEVABLE he was so knowledgeable, and such a great teacher, he had us...More

Thank Justin M
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