Here are some of our favorite links. Most are climbing related or weather related for the various areas we frequent. Enjoy!

Climbing Websites

Middendorf's Big Wall Page John Middendorf's site with information about getting started, ratings and walls around the world.
The El Capitan Page
Answers the questions of the big wall neophyte: "Where do you sleep?" " What do you eat?" And the
always popular, "How do you go to the bathroom up there?"
Tuan's Yosemite Rock PageTHE site for Yosemite Climbing. Excellent list of trip reports, park info and photos.
American Safe Climbing Association Making the walls a safer place. Support these guys! The neck you save may be your own.
Access Fund If you aren't supporting them. Shame on you.
Supertopo Chris MacNamara's website contains mucho beta, super detailed topos for Yosemite Big Walls plus his Obscurities
pdf fills in some of the blanks on your El Cap poster.
Climberware Karl Lew's website contains a lot of cool stuff. Everything from knot strength data, to reslinging cams and even a
rogues' gallery of those who frequently post on rec.climbing.
Somewhere Out There Climbing stories including one from the MadBolter himself.
Brent Ware's Homepage Some beta for Yosemite/Zion. Trip reports including the second ascent of El Cap's Disorderly Conduct!
El Cap BuzzAmmon McNeely's site. Big walls, slackline walking and other cool stuff.
Bill Wright's Climbing Page Tons of trip reports, including some of the 50 classics. Bill's been a busy guy!
The Way-Wired Mountaineers Beta, route descriptions, stories and photos for climbing areas in the Grand Tetons.
Vertical Devices Wacky webpage with photos and information on hundreds of different makes and models of ascenders,
descenders, belay devices and other wacky climbing gear. Great for history buffs!
Climber Online Online resource and climbing specific search engine plus a lot of other cool stuff. Supercool, unofficial rec.climbing FAQ website. Many climbing tips and tricks.
Climbing Boulder.comLarge, active database on routes in and around Boulder, Colorado.
Climbing Salt Lake.comSister website to, this one is for Northern Utah.
Climbing Moab.comThis one is for Southern Utah. Has some good information on aid lines in Arches and the Fisher Towers.

Manufacturer/Retailer Websites

Fish Products Big Wall Climbing's patron saint, Russ Walling's informative website and gear catalog. Gotta love it.
Rubber Room Resoles The best shoe resolers on the planet. Also very active in the development and preservation of the
East Side boulding areas such as the Happy Boulders and the Buttermilk.
Yates Climbing and Rescue Equipment Great Big Wall gear!
Red Rock Resole Resolers to the stars and great beta on Red Rocks, NV.


El Capitan Live Cam During daylight hours this webcam shows you what's happening in the Valley. "Instant weather reports!"
Half Dome Live Cam Same as the El Capitan webcam, but shooting Half Dome instead. A bit more fickle than the El Cap Cam.
Sequoia National Park Forecast
Yosemite National Park Forecast | YNP 2 | YNP 3 | YNP 4
Joshua Tree National Park Forecast
Red Rocks, Nevada Forecast
Tahquitz/Suicide Forecast
Zion National Park Forecast | Virgin River Crossing Real Time Data | Kolob Canyon Forecast


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