Alan Arnette – Alan started climbing at 38 and has climbed throughout the world. His site details everything from his expeditions to Everest, Cho Oyu, Broad Peak, Aconcagua, Denali, Ama Dablam to dozens of Colorado 14er climbs. It is an invaluable resource for amateur climbers.
Scott Parazynski – Scott is a NASA astronaut who plans to return to Everest in 2009.
Steph Davis – She writes about rock climbing, BASE jumping, wingsuit flying, friends and wild places. She is, as you can imagine, bad ass.
On the Sharp End – Features a number of helpful gear reviews and guides.
Chris Bonington – Home page of the legendary British mountaineer and author.
Lori Schneider – Follow one woman’s journey of moving beyond her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and conditioning her body and mind for a summit of each of the seven continents highest peak.
Ed Viesturs – America’s leading high altitude mountaineer, having climbed many of the world’s most challenging summits, including ascending Mount Everest six times. He recently completed a 16-year quest to climb all 14 of the world’s highest mountains (above 8,000 meters) without the use of supplemental oxygen. In doing so, he became the first American and the 5th person in the world to accomplish this. He reached the summit of his 14th peak, Annapurna, on May 12, 2005.
Marshall Ulrich – The only person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of Extreme Sports: world class ultra runner, record setting adventure racer, and Seven Summits mountaineer.
Cupcake Mafia – Blog of a Colorado climber with ideas on philanthropy, volunteering, with recipes & reviews thrown in.
Twitter Climbers – Wiki linking to climbers who use Twitter.
David Tate – Everest climber and author. Nice summit videos.
The Adventure Blog – Climber Kraig Becker’s blog. He focuses on news, commentary, and insights on adventures, and adventurers, from around the globe.
Will Boyd – I decided to start this blog to try to hold myself accountable for getting in shape. Also, I wanted to offer the climbing world a voice that speaks from the beginner’s point of view.
Andrew Lock – Australia’s most accomplished high altitude mountaineer and widely recognised as one of Australia’s most competent Mountain Climbing and Remote Area trekking guides. His expertise as an international expedition leader and logistician to destinations around the world is highly sought after, with a resume that includes leading successful expeditions to Heard Island, Central Asia, South America, Mt Everest’s summit and remote areas of nearly every continent on earth.
Erik Weihenmayer – The only blind person to have climbed the “Seven Summits,” the tallest peak on every continent. He has scaled the 3000 foot rock face of El Capitan, skied down the tallest peak in Europe, and guided Tibetan blind teenagers to 21,500 feet on the north side of Mt. Everest.
Jared Townsley – Jstownsley.com was created in March 2002 so friends and family could keep track of the changes in Jared’s life. Today, jstownsley.com exists so others may view his photography, read hike and climb trip reports and still, stalk his personal life.
Eight Summits – Bill Burke’s climbs including a lot of Everest information.
Jimmy Chin – Climber and photographer.
Climbing in Alaska – Site of Phil Lee, a climber and photographer with a focus on Alaska.
Don Lyman – I hike, bike and scramble all around Colorado’s mountains.
Jordan Romero – Kid working on the seven summits. He only has two more to go.
Annabelle Bond – Seven summit climber and adventurer.
Theron Welch – Alpinism in the Pacific Northwest including trip reports and photographs.
The MountainWorld Blog – Words about Mount Everest, mountains, and motivation from professional speaker, climber, and photographer Jake Norton.
Paul’s Outdoor Adventures – Great trip reports and photographs from adventurer Paul Elwel.
Araceli Segarra – Climber – model – speaker.
All Climbing – All Climbing is a blog focusing on all aspects of climbing. Tom Markiewicz writes about his observations on climbing news, events, and personal trips.
Bavarian Mountain Adventures – Michael Stanton’s trip reports. No longer updated but good reading.
MountainGirl.net – Trip reports and photos.
Guillaume Dargaud – Great trip reports from every corner of the globe.
High Places – Steph Davis – Climber, BASE jumper, Wingsuit flyer, & generally awesome chick.
American Alpine Institute – Climbing Blog – Written by the guides of AAI.
Pimpin’ and Crimpin’ – Group blog by climbers Wig, Limit, C-Note, and Bronco.
15kw.org – Great trip reports covering a lot of different treks and climbs from our Twitter friend Serac.
Mount Everest: The British Story – Great bit of climbing history and information on the most famous mountain in the world.
Live From D-Town – A beginner climber from Denver tackling some 14ers.
Wikipedia – List of well-known climbers.