Local weather

Local accident and emergency

ACT Emergency Services Agency - up-to-date news on accidents and emergencies in the ACT

ACT Transport media releases - information about current road closures in the ACT

Australian Accident Register - a google group for reporting climbing accidents; last entry 2009

Climbing and mountaineering associations

General climbing information

Australian climbing information

Chockstone - rock climbing In Victoria

CliffCare Victoria - access issues and updates on Victorian cliffs

qurank - Queensland climbing online forum

the Crag - Australian and international routes, grades and guides

The Workout From Hell - training routine by John Long

Overseas and international climbing information

Adventurestats - statistics on mountaineering around the world

Climbfind - explore new climbing around you and find climbing partners to team up with

Mount Everest The British Story - information and news regarding the British on Mount Everest

Mountain Project - climbing news and US online route database

Rockclimbing.com - broad-ranging resource for worldwide climbing information

RockGrrl - a climbing and outdoor community for rock climbing chicks

South African Climbing Information Network (SACIN)

27 crags - climbing news and international online route database

8a Climbing - who’s climbing 8a

8000ers.com - information about the mountains above 8000 metres and for many mountains below



B3 bouldering - Jamie Emerson's blog [appears to have been hacked! 🙁 ]

A Climbing Memoir: 1953 - 2008 - history of bouldering and its origins, including an Australian section

Climbing photography

Indoor climbing & bouldering

Gear and gear reviews

barrabes - ski and mountain equipment

Black Diamond Equipment - climbing and skiing equipment

Bogong Equipment - outdoor equipment, hiking gear, outdoor clothing, rock climbing gear

FISH Products - big wall climbing equipment and general climbing gear

Outdoor Gear Exchange - clothing for climbing, skiing and camping

Outdoor Gear Only - in-depth reviews on all kinds of outdoor gear for camping, hiking, biking, hunting and fishing

Mont Adventure Equipment - our own local manufacturer

Mountain Designs - all sorts of outdoors equipment

Mountain Gear - outdoor gear & clothing for climbing, hiking, skiing and backpacking

Mountain Tools - climbing gear, packs for climbers and expert advice

Paddy Pallin - all sorts of outdoors equipment

REI co-op - outdoor clothing, gear and footwear

Spelean - distributors of some of the world's best outdoor brands, for retailers only

VerxAustralia online store - a source of leading, high-quality European climbing and rope access equipment to Australian climbers and workers; they stock well-known brands such as Singing Rock, Ocun and Courant

Blogs & podcasts

Bigwalls - big wall climbing info; John Middendorf's site. If you don't know who he is... you should

BWare - big wall beta, trip reports and pictures

Dave McLeod - Dave's personal blog about his climbing, writing, coaching, lecturing and making films

Evening Sends - a multi-featured site that includes climbing-related feature stories, essays and opinion pieces, gear reviews and training guides

For the Love of Climbing - the blog of Brooklyn-based all-around climber Kathy Karlo

Get Strong - Send Quick - written by climber enthusiast Jędrzej Banaszczyk, and focusing on the best ways to train effectively and efficiently, particularly for people who are short on time

John Black - awesome beta for Lover's Leap

LydiaScapes - rock climbing and adventure blog by Lydia Yang, a Singaporean who decided to ditch her high heels for hiking boots

MTNMeister - podcasts featuring half-hour interviews with climbers and mountaineers, and also skiers, runners, and other outdoor athletes

Semi-Rad - writer and climbing columnist Brendan Leonard's consistently funny and often-insightful blog about climbing, hiking, mountain biking, road-tripping, and the outdoor life

The Dirtbag Diaries - a grassroots podcast produced by a collaboration between writers, photographers, artists and listeners, dedicated to the sometimes serious and often humorous stories from wild places

The Enormocast - Chris Kalous’ interviews with the stars of today and heroes of yesterday, bringing you a glimpse into the climbing life through discussion, interviews, and Chris's perspective backed by 27 years in the sport

The Rock Warrior's Way blog - mental training for rock climbing

The Yosemite Rock Page - a repository of stories, beta, and general information about rock-climbing in Yosemite, featuring an extensive collection of big-wall trip reports

TrainingBeta - articles and podcasts dedicated to training for climbing.

Training for Climbing - climbing performance resources by Eric J. Hörst - author, researcher, climbing coach and climber

Magazines and books

Chessler books - the biggest publisher of climbing-related books you can find

Climbing - the top, authoritative voice in the genre with deeply researched features, the world's best photography, lively humor columns, technical and training how-to advice from pro climbers and leading experts, and a staff of active climbers with decades of experience

DPM Climbing - rock climbing and bouldering news, videos, blogs and photos, and climbing and bouldering gear reviews

Gripped - Canadian climbing magazine

Vertical Life - Oz's own climbing mag

Rock & Ice - rock and ice climbing, news, new routes

Do you know of any other great climbing or mountaineering-related resources?

Please contact us and let us know!