About the WAC
History of the WAC
How to join
How to renew
Banff Centre for Mountain Culture
Promotes understanding and appreciation of the world's high altitudes.
Inner City Outings
Info on what the ICO program is and how to get involved.
National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Information about NOLS wilderness training school, NOLS publications, FAQs, courses, and Leave No Trace.
Northwest Forest Pass
Allows you to park at Forest Service lots in Washington and Oregon.
The Access Fund
Preserving climbing areas for all.
This outdoor recreation club, based in Oregon, was founded in 1894 on top of Mt. Hood.
NW climbing club. They are really big.
Washington Trails Association
Great site on trail conditions and trip reports.
National Weather Service, Seattle
Clickable Java map of NWS forecasts.
Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center
Very good for mountain avalanche and weather forecasts.
Puget Sound Winds
From the WS DOT ferries.
Jeff Dairiki's site that provides graphical, easy to use Puget Sound tide tables.
Seattle Tides (2)
Government certified, but hard to use. Also check Jeff Diariki's site.
University of Washington Atmospheric Science
A compilation of northwest weather data including local forecasts, mountain forecasts, and marine forecasts.
Andalkar's Ski Mountaineering Site
Lots of information about ski mountaineering, including routes on the Cascade volcanos.
Resource site for Pacific NW climbing.
Custom Boot Service
Jim Mates' company. Excellent boot fitting.
NW based and backcountry ski focused. Content about avy science, technique tips and stories.
Outside Online has information regarding outdoor recreation including news, activities, stories, pictures, and links to other sports sites.
Rock and Ice
One of the premier climbing magazines.
Indoor climbing gym in Seattle which has long supported the WAC.
USGS National Mapping Information
Government site with mapping information; includes links to other USGS sites.
Indoor climbing gym in Seattle.
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