National Geographic Maps: PDF Quads A quick and easy way to print 7.5 minute topo maps on any letter-sized printer.
The Enormocast A slice of the climbing life. Download podcasts to learn and be entertained while you plod away on the treadmill/stationary bike/exercise of choice.
Backpacker Magazine A lot of useful information on gear, techniques and destinations.
Backpacking Light A lot of useful information on lightweight gear and techniques. Though there is a lot of information available for free, membership is required to access the entire site.
REI A major outdoor gear retailer and, as a WTC student, you get a discount at the southern CA stores while taking the class.
Adventure 16 An LA-area outdoor gear retailer. Again, as a WTC student, you get a discount at their stores while taking the class. They also rent a lot of gear that you need for the class (so you don't have to buy it right away). Reserve early!!!
Minimus An online retailer that specializes in individual travel sizes of...everything. Great for backpacking.
Nomad Ventures A Southern California outdoor retailer that has a store in Joshua Tree. Another WTC sponsor who gives you a discount while you're taking the class.
California Climbing School, based in Joshua Tree, offers WTC students and staff 10% off their first class or guided climb. CCS provides year-round guided adventures in Joshua Tree National Park, Tahquitz and the High Sierra.
Vertical Adventures A Joshua Tree-based guide service that gives WTC students a discount on introductory rock climbing classes.
Sierra Mountaineering International A Bishop-based guide service that gives WTC students a discount on certain more advanced classes.