A Collection of Links to Some of My Favorite Organizations and People.


The Access Fund

Mission and Vision

The Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over 2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering.

Five core programs support the mission on national and local levels:
Climbing management policy
Local support & mobilization
Stewardship & conservation
Land acquisition & protection


  American Safe Climbing Association


The ASCA is a bare bones nonprofit organization of dedicated climbers who replace unsafe anchors and reduce the visual and environmental impacts of climbing.



Core Conditioning


“Core,” as it is fondly known by the people who work and teach there, is a cutting edge wellness center founded by physical therapists looking for an alternative to today’s fast paced managed care environment. Each member of Core’s family has a special way of guiding their patients and clients through rehabilitation, whole-body fitness, and lifetime wellness goals. Core differs from the conventional Physical Therapy clinic or Pilates studio in that it integrates 100% of both worlds. This was the dream of its creators…


Sage Yoga

Barbara and I do a weekly duo class with Sonya at Sage Yoga. She’s terrific. She doesn’t have us un through a series of poses one after the next, nor does she lead you down the path to hypermobility over stability which so many Yoga teachers are into. She has great eyes for the body, and works therapeutically. I always look forward to our sessions with her.