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
Prime Climb: Connecticut’s Premier & Original Indoor Climbing Facility
Ragged Mountain Foundation: Preserving Connecticut’s High and Wild Places. Local Access Fund Affiliate
Access Fund: Access and Lobbying for climbers
Mohonk Preserve: The Gunks!
Mt Washington Avalanche Forecast Center
Mountain Athlete: Strength and Conditioning for climbers/guides/skiers/mountain generalists. Good stuff for increased workload capacity.
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.
Equipment from Companies that Support Us:
Core Third Solar http://www.corethird.com
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
Mooney Mountain Guides www.mooneymountainguides.com
Greenfield Community College’s Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP) http://web.gcc.mass.edu/olp/
Bigfoot Mountain Guides: Ryan Stefiuk’s blog. He’s a good guy and a solid guide.
Peak Rescue Institute: Technician and Specialist level programs for climbers, guides, ski patrollers, lifeguards, fire fighters, paramedics, SF Operators, and anyone else interested.
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.