April 2016 International Trekking in Nepal

Our next trekking adventure will be to Nepal’s Himalaya mountain region and is planned for April 2016. Our trekking trips are designed to give you a holistic experience in Nepal including seeing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, hiking through the Sagarmatha National Park, and celebrating life all the while. Nepal’s mystical mountains and . . . → Read More: April 2016 International Trekking in Nepal

Summer 2016 Backcountry Hut to Hut Adventures in Western Maine!

The Mountain Guide Service offers countless outdoor adventures utilizing the backcountry huts system operated by Maine Huts and Trails. From summiting Avery Peak on Bigelow to paddling the Dead River, the Mountain Guide Service can show you the western Maine mountains and waters by day and backcountry hospitality with home cooked meals and hot showers . . . → Read More: Summer 2016 Backcountry Hut to Hut Adventures in Western Maine!

2011 Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Join the Mountain Guide Service for an adventure you’ll never forget! Everest veteran Manuel Pizarro became the first Quebecer to reach the summit Everest more than once in 2009 and will be leading our expedition to Everest Base Camp. This 21 day trek will run from April 5, 2011 to April 30, 2011.

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2011 Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Climb with us in April on Mt. Everest!

Day 1 Travel Boston-London-Katmandu.

Day 2 Rest-passports-permits-sight seeing.

Day 3 Monkey Temple.

Day 4 Fly to Lukla airfield. 9,000ft/2840m Trek to Phakding. 8,000ft/2610m.

Day 5 Trek to Namche Bazar. 11,350ft/3440m.

Day 6 Acclimatization day- rest- medical evaluations.

Day 7 Trek to Tengboche. 12,800ft/3860m.

Day 8 Trek to . . . → Read More: 2011 Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

What is geocaching?

Geocaching in Franklin County, November 27th

Discover this new outdoor activity and feel the thrill of a high-tech treasure hunt. Registration is required. Register here.

Bigelow Hike

Bigelow Mountain, November 20th

Ascend this local behemoth and see what’s across the valley from Sugarloaf mountain. Registration is required. Register here.

Tumbledown Mountain

Tumbledown Mountain, November 13th

Learn rock climbing basics and bouldering. Registration is required. Register here.

September Yoga Hike!

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Spry Fitness Studio and Mountain Guide Service come together to offer a yoga hike. Enjoy a hike in the Maine Mountains and connect with yourself and your surroundings with an hour yoga session near the summit. . . . → Read More: September Yoga Hike!