Top Mountaineering Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 19 top boarding schools offering Mountaineering as an interscholastic sport, serving 4,350 students.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the Colorado Rocky Mountain School experience. This close-knit community resides on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but a launch point for boundless outdoor adventure.
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
Berkshire School Photo - Founded in 1907, Berkshire is a co-ed boarding and day school for grades 9-12 & PG. Advanced Math/ScienceResearch, Advanced Humanities Research, Sabin Entrepreneurial Prize, a range of arts offerings, and championship athletics on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Asheville School Photo - Boyd Chapel. Our Core Values are perseverance, integrity, respect, and compassion.
Bodwell High School Photo - Bodwell students can learn a musical instrument in band or discover a passion in the visual arts.
Sun Valley Community School Photo - Our location allows students to enjoy a wide range of mountain activities that span four seasons. Students participate in alpine, cross-country, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
The Knox School Photo - As an institution that is mission-driven and intentional in its structure and purpose, The Knox School created its academic program to provide capable students with opportunities to excel within a liberal arts program that are infused with artistic and athletic pursuits.
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac has a beautiful 350 acre campus in upstate New York. Just 3 hours by car or Amtrak from Manhattan or a short ride to Albany, NY for excellent shopping and a variety of cultural events.
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
Top Mountaineering Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 650 students
- 500 Christ School Road
Asheville, NC 28704
Grades: 8-12 | 291 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 239 students
- 541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
Grades: 6-12, PG | 157 students
- Chemin de la Source
Leysin, Switzerland 1854
Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 81 students
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
- 314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 students
- 1 Community School Drive
Sun Valley, ID 83353
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 390 students
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