Organization Links


Access Fund A national, non-profit organization dedicated to keeping climbing areas open and to conserving the climbing environment.

Alaskan Alpine Club – A UIAA member that supports self-responsibility, mutual assistance, and the rights of climbers. They strongly oppose illogical Park Service climbing regulations.

American Alpine Club – Devoted to mountaineering, climbing, and the multitude of issues facing climbers.

Alpine Club of Great Britain – The world's first mountaineering club. Britain’s only national club for Alpinists.

Alpine Club of Canada – Canada's national mountaineering organization. A focal point for Canadian mountaineering since 1906.

American Mountain Guide’s Association (AMGA) – The AMGA is the premier source for training, credentials, and services for professional mountain guides and climbing instructors in the United States.

American Safe Climbing Association – The ASCA mission is to replace deteriorating anchors on classic climbs in the U.S. and educate climbers and the public about climbing safety.

Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) – Training Leaders. Providing Gear. Getting Youth Outdoors! BAWT creates opportunities for under-privileged youth to experience the wilderness first-hand.

Central Asia Institute Supporting community-based programs in education, women's empowerment, public health and conservation in remote mountain regions of Central Asia.

Climb for a Cure – Information on the organization's upcoming and past trips to Denali organization benefits breast cancer research

Climbing for Kids – A fundraising event that supports Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT), a non-profit organization that gets at-risk and underprivileged youth outdoors.

Climbers for Peace – Upcoming plans and trip reports from previous expeditions. People from the US, Ukraine, and Russia climbing together to foster closer ties between those nations

Clube Alpino Paulista – Sao Paulo, Brazil. We are around the mountains as a club since 1959.

Cyberspace Snow and Avalanche Center – Your premier source of worldwide avalanche information on the internet since 1994.

Eastern Sierra Climbers Coalition – Working in partnership with Friends of the Inyo and the Inyo National Forest to preserve climbing areas in California's Seirra Mountains.

Ege University Nature and Mountaineering Club (Dodak) – Photos and information on the mountains in Turkey. (Izmir, Turkey)

IGO 8000 – International Mountain Guiding Association that regulates commercial expeditions to 8000 meter peaks.

Internation Council for Climbing Competition – Calendar, competition results, rules and regulations.

International Porter Protection Group – About the organization. Newsletter. Guidelines for working with porters aiming to improve health and safety for porters.

Mountaineering Council of Ireland (MCI) – Representative Body for Hillwalkers and Climbers in Ireland.

Professional Climbing Guides Institute (PCGI) – A nationally organized, public benefit, non-profit, non-membership based institute. PCGI develops and governs training, assessment and certification standards for the professional and aspiring rock climbing guide.

Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) – The PCIA is a non-profit organization focused on providing education and instructional choice for new and existing climbing instructors who primarily teach basic skills and/or facilitate climbing experiences.

The Alaska Alpine Club – A University of Alaska club to promote the exploration and enjoyment of Alaskan mountain areas.

The Himalayan Club – Organization with worldwide membership is dedicated to disemminating information about the Himalaya.

The Mountain Fund – Developing the capacity of grass-roots efforts in the world's mountainous regions.

The New Zealand Alpine Club – Founded in 1891 to encourage exploration, climbing, ski mountaineering, conservation, scientific observation, art, literature and photography of the mountains and glaciers of New Zealand.

The Norwegan Alpine Club – Norsk Tindeklub (NTK) founded in 1908 is the oldest alpine club in Norway, rich in traditions.

The Survivor Fund, Climb for Courage – Information about the group's plan to climb Denali to raise funds for survivors of torture.

USA Climbing – The national governing body for all disciplines of competition climbing in the United States. Help support and grow our organization as we strive to gain Olympic recognition for the sport of climbing!

Union Internationale des Association d’Alpinisme (UIAA) Toencourage mountaineering for the young, develop international standards, raise awareness about safety, and protect the environment.

Women's Wilderness – Non-profit organization that specializes in outdoor courses for women ranging from backpacking to fly-fishing.