Affiliations

Friends and Affiliations

American Mountain Guides Association: American Guide Training, Education and Certification.  The only real option for guide training/certification and instructor qualification.  RMG is a provider of AMGA SPI and CWI Courses and Exams

www.amga.com

Prime Climb: Connecticut’s Premier & Original Indoor Climbing Facility

www.primeclimb.com

Ragged Mountain Foundation: Preserving Connecticut’s High and Wild Places.  Local Access Fund Affiliate

www.raggedmtn.org

Access Fund: Access and Lobbying for climbers

www.accessfund.org

Mohonk Preserve: The Gunks!

www.mohonkpreserve.org

Mt Washington Avalanche Forecast Center

www.mountwashingtonavalanchecenter.org

Mountain Athlete: Strength and Conditioning for climbers/guides/skiers/mountain generalists. Good stuff for increased workload capacity.

www.mountainathlete.com

Bagels Plus NH: The best bagels in northern New England.  The owners Frank and Carol-Ann are friends and the business is climber owned.  Bonus: they are the only early morning option for breakfast in North Conway.  Perfect breakfast stop for alpine starts for Mt Washington climbs.  Check them out.

http://bagelsplusnh.com

Springlocker.com is a clearing house for guides, services, gear retailers, and for sharing with friends.  We’ve climbed with the owner, Dan, and he’s a great guy with great ideas.  Pay his site a visit and register.

http://www.springlocker.com

Equipment from Companies that Support Us:

Core Third Solar http://www.corethird.com

Petzl http://www.petzl.com

Millet http://www.millet.fr/en/  Their Trilogy series of equipment is top notch. I swear by the Trilogy Down Hoody, Synthesis down hoody, Roc Ice Alpine soft shell, and the Track Jacket.  I live in those things all winter.

We proudly use Sterling Ropes.  When I buy ropes, I still buy Sterling Ropes.

Sterling Rope http://www.sterlingrope.com/c/climbing

Hyperlite Mountain Gear I use the Ice 2400 pack everyday.

Other Guide Services and Climbing Schools  and Outdoor  Programs We Work With. We are proud of these affiliations, and recommend their services:

Jackson Hole Mountain Guides www.jhmg.com Grand Teton Range, Wind Rivers, Cody Ice, WY;  Moab, UT;  Boulder, CO; City of Rocks, ID & Red Rock Canyon, NV.

The Mountain Bureau  http://www.mountainbureau.com  Mark Allen

Cloudsplitter Mountain Guides www.cloudsplitterguides.com  Emilie Drinkwater and Jesse Williams. The most humble guides and climbers you will ever meet.

Alpine Logic www.Alpine-Logic.com  Silas Rossi

Ascent Climbing www.ascentclimbing.net Nate McKenzie

Extreme Alpine www.geoffungermountainguide.com Geoff Unger

Mooney Mountain Guides www.mooneymountainguides.com

Greenfield Community College’s Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP) http://web.gcc.mass.edu/olp/

Knowledge:

Bigfoot Mountain Guides: Ryan Stefiuk’s blog.  He’s a good guy and a solid guide.

www.bigfootmountainguides.com

Peak Rescue Institute:  Technician and Specialist level programs for climbers, guides, ski patrollers, lifeguards, fire fighters, paramedics, SF Operators, and anyone else interested.

www.peakrescue.org

Rescue Response Gear: an equipment purveyor that has an extensive video program called the rigging lab.  They do a fine job and carry the finest equipment from Petzl and Metolius.  When you call, ask for Lance.

http://www.rescueresponse.com

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