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Last Updated 06/16/2010


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BSA and Council Web Sites

  Boy Scouts Of America                                                                          

  BSA Nationalís Scoutmaster Resources 



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


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 Learning and Share: Climbing

REI Outlet


Sport Chalet
Gives 10% discount to Scoutmasters



Adventure 16


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

Northern Mountain Supply

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


Climbing Resources

Some great colored animation of knots.

BSA Knot Page




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

Animated Knots by Grog

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


National Parks Service Reservation Center


Guide Services

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

Alpine Training Services

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

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

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

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



Climbing Walls &Gyms


  Portable Climbing Walls

  Portable Climbing Walls

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





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

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