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Information for Beginners (and everyone!)

Mountain Project - Planning a trip somewhere? Need beta? Don't want to buy a guidebook. This website will give you a selection of climbs or an overview of the area as well as some sweet pictures.
Sport Climbing 101 - A great, if corny primer on top roping and lead climbing.
Self Arrest Video - Mountaineering Council of Scotland gives a good video lesson on how to self arrest (Monty Python anyone?). Remember to practice this with an experienced climber before you go out and NEVER practice this with crampons on.
Climbing/Mountaineering Dictionary - Dont know what a belay device is? Redpoint? How about a cwm?
Climbing grades (ratings) - Wikipedia takes the cake for the best explanation of the tricky system of climbing grades.
NOAA weather
Mt. Washington Observatory weather
Tuckerman's Ravine avy report



Gear Companies & Stores

Petzl - Petzl sets the standard for great climbing gear. Good site with tons of useful info.
Sterling Rope - The best ropes out there.
Mad Rock Shoes
Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
Metolius Climbing
ClimbHigh
WildThings Gear
prAna - Born From The Experience.
IBEX Wear - Natural wool clothings.
Eastern Mountain Sports - With a store right here in West Lebanon's Powerhouse Plaza.

Climbing Sites

NE Climbs - Killer resource for New Hampshire climbing.
New England Bouldering - Great local site with area beta and breaking news.
The Gunks
DrTopo.com
Chauvin Guides - Info on New Hampshire ice climbing areas.
RockClimbing.com - Find specific route info and meet up with other climbers in the forums. Probably the largest rock climbing site on the net.

Publications & Productions

Guide to Skiing Tuckerman's Ravine - A goofy but well informed guide to shredding Tucks
Ranier Mountaineering Inc - If you're even considering guiding, the DMC has sent several good climbers on to work with these guys.
Climbing Magazine - Subscriptions and on-line features.
Rock and Ice - Another mag with an on-line site.
Gripped - Canada's climbing magazine.
Rock - Climbing and outdoor magazine of Australia.
Adventurous Traveler - An online bookstore with lots of outdoor resources.
bigUP Productions - Producers of "Pilgrimage" and Dosage vol.1.
No Rope Productions, Inc.
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