Top Mountaineering Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 19 top boarding schools offering Mountaineering as an interscholastic sport, serving 4,611 students.
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.
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 200-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.
Asheville School Photo - Boyd Chapel. Our Core Values are perseverance, integrity, respect, and compassion.
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.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
Bodwell High School Photo - Bodwell students can learn a musical instrument in band or discover a passion in the visual arts.
Mercersburg Academy Photo - Mercersburg Academy's campus as seen from atop the Irvine Memorial Chapel
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
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.
Eaglebrook School Photo - Eaglebrook School teaches middle school boys the skills they will need for the rest of their lives. Learn more about our Core Skills at https://www.eaglebrook.org/coreskills.
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.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the CRMS 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.
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
- 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 | 65 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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