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2020 Climbing School

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, we have canceled the 2020 Climbing School.   And we were totally going to do it!

In the meantime, here are some other climbing resources that you might consider:

 

Training and Learning Opportunities for Elements of Mountaineering and Other Outdoor Adventures

The Los Alamos Mountaineers Annual Climbing School is cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 world pandemic restrictions. However, please consider other opportunities for learning mountaineering skills. Below are a few examples.

Guiding and Training Services

Visit https://www.go-newmexico.com/Rock-Climbing/# for a maintained list.

Family Y Climbing Classes on the Wall and Outside

Stone Age Climbing Gym in Albuquerque, 505-341-2016

Santa Fe Climbing Center, 505-986-8944

Mountain Skills Rock Guides, LLC (in Taos/Arroyo Seco, 575-776-2222)

REI - https://www.rei.com/events (note: all guiding and events are cancelled at this time due to COVID-19)

American Alpine Club - https://americanalpineclub.org

Suntoucher Mountain Guides, Edgewood, NM

Mountain Project: Mountain Skills Rock Climbing Adventures – Insured guides. Call 575-776-2222

Technical Climbing Section of the New Mexico Mountain Club: nmmcclimbing@gmail.com, nmmountainclub.org.

Taos Mountain Outfitters – 575-758-9292

Canyoning Colorado – Ouray, CO: https://www.canyoningcolorado.com

Phoenix Wilderness Adventures, AZ phoenixwildernessadventures.com/

Moab Cliffs & Canyons, Moab, UT – 435-259-3317

Moab Desert Adventures, Moab, UT – 804-814-3872

New Mexico River Adventures – 800-983-7756 in Embudo, NM

Los Rios River Runners (Rafting and Kayaking) – Ranchos De Taos -575-776-8854

Big River Raft Trips – Pilar, NM 575-758-9711

 

Special Practice and Learning Sessions

Avalanche and Emergency Rescue – Pajarito Mountain Ski Patrol (limited availability)

Wilderness Rescue and First Aid- Wilderness Safety Institutehttps://wildsafety.com

Wilderness First Aid – University of New Mexicohttps://emed.unm.edu/immc/education/Wilderness First Aid/index.html

Backpacking – REI Coop: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-beginners.html

All Terrain Skiing: https://www.bing.com/shop?q=all+terrain+skiing+books&FORM=SHOPPA&originI...

10 Must Read Mountain Climbing Books - https://www.desktodirtbag.com/best-mountain-climbing-books/

Ski Instruction Videos on-line: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=skiing+instructional+videos&qpvt=sk...

Visit Rock Climbing Session schedule in the Los Alamos and White Rock area – Los Alamos Mountaineers

Outdoor Adventure and Wilderness Podcasts:

There are new podcasts developed every year, so search on key words to find a variety of podcasts

Long Underwear; Warren Miller Entertainment

Adventure Deficit

The Adventure Sports Podcast – Mason Gravly

Rock Climbing Doctor, Medical Health Coach

Backpacker Radio

Hike or Die Outdoor Adventure Podcast – Tom Griffin & Craig Brinin of hikeordie.com

FieldCraft Survival

Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail – The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis – Steve Adams

She Explores – Ravel Media

Outside Podcast

Into the Wilderness – The Pace Brothers

Summit Podcast: Escape the Ordinary – Summitcast.net

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine LIVE – Wilderness Medical

Wilderness Podcast

Stories from the Field: Demystifying Wilderness Therapy – Will White

The Wilderness and Wellness Podcast – Rod Waline

Wilderness Attitude Podcast – Brandon Waddell

Exploring Deep Wilderness – Spaghetti on the Water – Jon Turk

The Wilderness Medic Podcast

Untrammeled! – Wilderness 50

Books and On-Line Reference Information

The Mountaineers Bookstore: https://www.mountaineers.org/locations-lodges/seattle-program-center/bookstore

A Falcon Guide Books: https://www.bing.com/shop?q=a+falcon+guide+books&FORM=SHOPPA&originIGUID...

Aron Ralston: Between a Rock and A Hard Place: https://www.bing.com/search?q=aron+ralston+book&filters=ufn%3a%22between...

Arno Ilgner Books: Mental Training for Climbers - https://www.bing.com/search?q=arno+ilgner+books&form=EDGEAR&qs=AS&cvid=2...

Richard A. Light: Backpacking the Light Way -https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27275962-backpacking-the-light-way

Craig Martin Books: Los Alamos Trails, 100 Hikes in New Mexico, and more - https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Martin/e/B001KCAA98%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scn...

Michael R. Kelsey: Kelsey Publishing – Canyon and Mountain Guidebooks -https://kelseyguidebooks.com/

Joan and Gary Salzman: Hiking Adventures in Northern New Mexico - https://www.amazon.com/Hiking-Adventures-Northern-New-Mexico/dp/0977765407

 

Road Trip Ryan: https://www.roadtripryan.com/go/

Jennifer Jordan: Savage Summit - http://jenniferjordan.net/savage-summit.html

National Ski Patrol: Mountain Travel and Rescue – A Manual for Basic and Advanced Mountaineering Courses - https://www.nsp.org/

Doug Scott Books: including New Mexico Slot Canyons and other Mountaineering and Climbing Books https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=doug+scott+books&qpvt=doug+scott+books&FOR

Steve Allen: Canyoneering Books - https://www.bing.com/shop?q=Canyoneering+Steve+Allen&FORM=SHOPPA&originI...

 

Snowshoeing – Best Snowshoeing Trails in New Mexico: https://www.alltrails.com/us/new-mexico/snowshoeing

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