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Last Updated 06/16/2010


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Do you have great links to share? 
E-mail them to our webmaster Donna Shea.

 


BSA and Council Web Sites

  Boy Scouts Of America                                                                                  

http://www.bsa.scouting.org

  BSA Nationalís Scoutmaster Resources

http://www.scouting.org/nav/enter.jsp?s=ba 
                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 


HERE'S A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE PICKS!

We have made every effort to  post only reputable sites. 
However,  they are not endorsed by BSA.  They are provided for information only. 

Great Buys

Joshua Tree's oldest climbing store. For rental shoes, best equipment or any information on climbing,  these guy's know their stuff.

Nomad Ventures

http://www.joshuatreevillage
.com/515/nv.htm

This is the candy store for climbers.
We all stop in 2 or 3 times a weekend
for the latest gadget and to say hello to our friends.
                             
bsaonbelay staff

REI

http://rei.com

REI Learning and Share: Climbing

http://www.rei.com/rei/
learn/index.jsp?ls=Climbing

REI Outlet

http://www.rei.com/outlet/index.
html?stat=header_outlet

 

Sport Chalet
Gives 10% discount to Scoutmasters

http://www.sportchalet.com/home/index.jsp

 

 

Adventure 16

http://www.adventure16.com/
 

 

Call their telephone order number, 800-878-3583 to get the best price and discount for scouts or quantity orders.

Northern Mountain Supply

http://www.northernmountain.com/

These folks have always given me the best deal around when I order for scouts or in quantity for myself. 
They are knowledgeable and helpful.                          
D. Shea

No scout leader should be without a brochure from here, they have it all.

Liberty Mountain

http://www.libertymtn.com/

 


Climbing Resources

Some great colored animation of knots.

BSA Knot Page

http://www.webofroses.
com/scouting/knots.html


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Click on the number below the picture for step-by-steps or let the animation run for the entire process.

Animated Knots by Grog

http://www.animatedknots.com/

This flat out is the best site I have ever found for knots, check it out.
                                                     
P. Espinoza


 

National Parks Service Reservation Center

http://reservations.nps.gov

 


Guide Services

Check out the new sport of Canyoneering with our friends at ATS

Alpine Training Services
http://www.alpinets.com/rock_climbing.html


The service used exclusively by Sport Chalet says just how safe and professional this group is. We see them out in Joshua Tree almost weekly with happy scout groups.   
P. Espinoza

 

Vertical Adventures Climbing School
http://www.verticaladventures.com


Took a couple classes under Bob Gaines and came out with a great appreciation of teaching technique and anchor building                                        

P. Espinoza


Some of us look up to people in the outdoor education field.  Those climbing guides with a great laid back style of teaching.
Check out our bud
 Markus Jolliff

Joshua Trees Uprising Adventure Guides

http://www.uprising.com/

Took the Top Rope Management Course Given by Uprising Adventures where Markus was a Trainer and came out of it with a great many new tools for my climbing tool box.
                                                      
P. Espinoza


If
you can ever be lucky enough to learn from Jim Bridwell, you will be in the company of one of the biggest gods in climbing. Not only the best in all aspects of climbing but he tells some great stories.                                 We are not worthy...

Joshua Tree Rock Climbing School

http://www.rockclimbingschool.com/

 

 

Climbing Walls &Gyms

 

  Portable Climbing Walls

Peakclimbing.com

 
  Portable Climbing Walls

quantumrock.com

If you need a wall in the LA area please call our buddy Fred Willis
P. Espinoza

Offers Climbing Merit Badge;
Min. 6 per group

Hanger 18

http://www.climbhangar18.com/

 

 
 

Rockreation

http://www.rockreation.com/

 


Climbing Schools
 

 For any one that wishes to learn any or all aspects of climbing in a friendly club atmosphere this is the group you want to join.

Southern California Mountaineers Association
http://rockclimbing.org/course.htm


Hung out with this group in the early 90's and they where the biggest influence on my early climbing and climbing etiquette.
                                                      
P. Espinoza