Partner Organizations


Our vision is a united community of competent climbers and healthy climbing landscapes.

The Access Fund

The national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment.


Provides training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters worldwide.


An organization of teams dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education.

Outdoor Foundation

Growing outdoor participation by investing in communities, colleges, & research.


A member-driven organization that advances the safe use of rope access through education, standards development and certification administration.

Women's Tree Climbing Workshop

Create a safe, encouraging, and empowering learning environment for women to climb trees.


Trade association focused specifically and solely on the challenge course industry.

Climbing Wall Association

The CWA is the trade association for the Indoor Climbing Industry

Fids and Fibers

An arbor splicing workshop with a mission to promote rope tool safety through education.


A non-profit trade association providing a unified voice for tower erection, maintenance and service companies.

Paradox Sports

Fostering opportunities for people with disabilities to overcome mountains.

Teens To Trails

Increasing opportunities for teens to experience the outdoors through systematic creation of and support for high school Outing Clubs.

Ropes That Rescue

Vertical rescue training organization specializing in rope and tower rigging / rescue courses from beginners to instructors.


An educational non‐profit that is dedicated to inspiring and supporting a culture of American mountain craft.

Chicks Climbing

Women's climbing programs that create a fun and supportive atmosphere to help you become a strong, self-reliant climber.

Global Climbing Initiative

Equipping climbing communities around the world with the knowledge and resources to thrive.


Promotes the professional practice of arboriculture and fosters a greater worldwide awareness of the benefits of trees.

Paradox Sports

Paradox Sports improves people's lives by creating physical adaptive sport communities built to inspire.


Honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes and provide resources to assist their survivors


A trade association of 2300 tree care firms and affiliates whose mission is to advance tree care businesses.


The premier national trade association that represents the interests of America's wind energy industry.

Friends of Joshua Tree

An activist group to protect the park and its climbers.

Joey D Foundation

Providing fire departments in need with safety training and personal life safety systems.

The Nature Conservatory

A charitable environmental organization to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.


Dedicated volunteers ensuring the Red River Gorge will always have open access to climbing.

Veterans Expeditions

A veteran-led organization with the goal of enhancing the lives of veterans through outdoor trips and events.