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All About Mountaineering

A general introduction to the sport of mountaineering and where to find mountaineering Web sites on the Internet. See also Rock Climbing about Hiking and Pictures_of_Sports.

Wikipedia Introduction to Mountaineering
Article with information about mountaineering and mountain climbing. Includes techniques, snow climbing, glacier climbing, ice climbing base camps, other shelters, hazards, places to climb, the history of mountain climbing and about two styles of climbing, expedition style and alpine style.

Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia
A database of mountains around the world, photos of those mountains, and facts such as the highest mountains, highest unclimbed peaks, highest active volcanoes, and information about mountain ranges.

Everest News
Articles, information and news about climbing Mount Everest. Includes historical information about past expeditions and sherpas, and information about climbing mountains near Everest.

A Guide to Mountain Climbing in Peru
An inroduction to climbing mountains in Peru including Cordillera Blanca, Arequipa,and Cusco.

Mountain Climbing Guides and Gear
A directory of mountain climbing guides and expedition organizers in different countries. Also includes questions you should ask potential guides before you hire them.

International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations
An organization based in Switzerland that was formed in 1966 to create standards for mountaineering guides and to promote the exchange of ideas among the mountain guides of the world.

Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
This insititute developes avalanche training course standards and conducts training sessions for avalanche instrucors.

International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation

British Mountaineering Council

Scotland Mountaineering Councl

Directories of Mountaineering Resources
- Open Directory of Mountaineering Web Sites
- Yahoo Directory of Climbing Web Sites

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