Square Ledge Group Climbing Program

We had a large group of kids from CT today for a day of basic rock climbing. After gearing up we headed up to Square Ledge in Pinkham Notch. These teenagers were quite supportive of each other throughout the process, helping with knots, providing solid back-up belays, and encouragement when fear of heights reared it’s head. Despite little sunshine the weather was nice and everyone got a few climbs in and a rappel.

About David Lottmann

David has devoted his entire adult life to climbing - pushing his grade on recreational objectives and working as a professional mountain guide. After a stint in the United States Marine Corp, he was hired as a rock and ice instructor and since has expanded his repertoire to include alpine, skiing and avalanche education. David is an aspirant Rock Guide through the American Mountain Guide Association [AMGA], an American Institute for Avalanche Awareness and Education [AIARE] Course Leader, holds a Wilderness First Responder [WFR] and is a volunteer member of Mountain Rescue Service [MRS] and Androscoggin Valley Search and Rescue [AVSAR]. In his free time, you will find David blogging, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, skiing, sharing micro-brews with friends or in the kitchen working on a new recipe in his home town of Conway, New Hampshire. He resides there with his wife, Michelle, his son, Alex and daughter, Madalena.
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