Killington Mountain Guides LLC

Killington, Vermont

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Killington Mountain Guides are experienced in all aspects of mountaineering, skiing, climbing and backcountry travel. Our Guides are certified in Wilderness First Response and have experience guiding clients throughout the United States. Robert Giolito is the founder of Killington Mountain Guides and is a licensed New York State Guide ( License # 72 62 ) for rock climbing and ice climbing, and is a certified AMGA ( American Mountain Guides Association) Single Pitch Instructor for rock climbing. In addition, Giolito is a certified Instructor for NASAR (National Association for Search and Rescue) MLPI Course, and holds certifications for Wilderness First Response/ Emergency Medical Responder (Nationally Certified N.R.E.M.T) and CPR for the Health Care Provider . In 1994, he completed a 95 -Day Fall Semester in the Rockies/ Expedition and in 1999 he completed a 27 -Day Wind River Mountaineering Course with the National Outdoor Leadership School based out of Lander Wyoming. In 2000, Giolito graduated from Unity College, Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Adventure Education with an emphasis on Wilderness Based Outdoor Leadership. Giolito instructed Extra Technical (XT) Mountaineering Courses for the Colorado Outward Bound School based out of Marble Colorado. He worked as a professional Killington Ski Patroller, and spent 10 years as a State Trooper on the State Police Search and Rescue Team and 7 years assigned to the Canine Unit. In 2008 Giolito received " Canine Tracking Team on of the Year " with K9 Mitch from the Vermont Police Canine Association and was favorably mentioned in Police Canine Magazine. Giolito has responded to hundreds of lost and missing person incidents during his tour of duty with the Vermont State Police. Most recently, Giolito has co-founded Killington Search and Rescue; a volunteer search and rescue team based out of Killington, Vermont. Giolito has many climbing and ski mountaineering accomplishments, to include: multiple rock climbing first ascents throughout New England, climbing Wyoming's three highest peaks within a month; Gannet Peak, The Grand Teton, and Freemont Peak. Giolito has also climbed and skied many of Colorado's 14,000's, has climbed Devils Tower in Wyoming, and led multiple winter ski expeditions to the Summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine. Most recently, Giolito completed multiple ski mountaineering routes in Chamonix, France.
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Phone number: 802-746-8044

Trips & Rates

Killington Mountain Guides LLC
10 hours | 1 Person

Killington Mountain Guides offers full spectrum professional climbing instruction, guided climbs in the rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing and back country ski disciplines. We also offer courses in backcountry first aid, evacuation, and search and rescue training. For more information please visit Our guides are professionals with a tremendous amount of experience in wilderness first response, search and rescue, and instructing back-country wilderness skills and techniques. The Killington Mountain Guide philosophy is simple: enrich people's lives. We provide exceptional service and unforgettable, skiing, climbing and educational experiences. Join one of our experienced guides for a day of untracked powder, solitude and exercise. We offer custom trips for novice to expert skiers and climbers, and will help you select objectives in line with your enthusiasm and ability. - Our Lead Guide Robert Giolito is a American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor licensed to guide Rock and Ice Climbing in the State of New York by the Department on Environmental Conservation BADGE # 7262. Robert holds certifications in NASAR (National Association for Search and Rescue) Missing and Lost Person Incident (MLPI), and is certified in Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Responder certified by the National Emergency Medical Technicians and the State of Vermont - Killington Mountain Guides also operate within the Green Mountain National Forest at Deer Leap in Killington and the Falls of Lana.
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