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Rick Charity
Owner and Senior Guide

Over 15 years of experience in the mountains and 30 years of camping and outdoor experience.



  1. Certified Outdoor Leader

  2. PCIA - Top Rope instructor certification

  3. Wilderness First Responder

  4. Certified Wilderness First Aid instructor

  5. LCPC - licensed mental health counselor


  1. Two unguided attempts on Mt Rainier

  2. Multiple summit of Mt. Washington all seasons

  3. Multiple summits of Mt Katahdin

  4. 4 season hiking

  5. Trad Ice Climb up to WI3, top tope WI5

  6. Rock Climb V4, 5.9 lead, 5.12 top rope

Kathy Charity
Owner/Operations Manager

25+ years experience hiking and camping.


  1. 4000 footers of NH

  2. Over 10 years experience in management, sales, and administration.

Kathy manages operations behind the scenes.

MacKenzie Monahan
Assistant Guide

MacKenzie is an outdoor enthusiast with a background in emergency and wilderness medicine.


  1. Advanced Wilderness Life Support

  2. Peak bagging in the Adirondacks, Green Mountains, and White Mountains.

  3. Back Country Split Boarder

  4. International hiking and medical work

Barrett Hess
Brand Ambassador

Eagle Scout, rock climber, and all around great guy. Barrett represents Maine Alpine Guiding and several other brands with style and grace.

Ambassador for:

  1. Maine Alpine Guiding

  2. Skratch Labs

  3. Flowfold

  4. Mosher Mountain Gear

  5. Park Ridge Outfitters


Boulder V10, Top Rope 5.13c, Sport Climb 5.12+ 4 season hiker


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