20 outdoor adventure trips to take this summer
The First Ascent program, one-day instructions offered by Eastern Mountain Sports at locations in Quincy, Newton, and West Hartford, Conn., provides the novice climber with all knowledge beginner and indoor climbers need to tackle New England cliffs. These private, five-hour clinics run $275 for individuals over a calendar of dates through the summer and fall (see site for details). Prices include all gear and instructions.
Eastern Mountain Sports, www.emsclimb.com