The American Alpine Club, the Nation’s leading mountaineering and climbing organization, has announced that it will present Yvon Chouinard with the Club’s prestigious David R. Brower Award for conservation.
The American Alpine Club (AAC) has released the online version of its world renowned American Alpine Journal. The AAJ Online is available on the American Alpine Club website. Go directly to the page at www.americanalpineclub.org/AAJO. There are no fees or registration requirements.
The AAC builds on its new tradition of putting climbing first at its 2007 Annual Meeting and Mountain Fest. “We like to go where there is great climbing nearby, and you can’t beat Smith Rock,” say AAC President Jim Donini. The gathering—in Bend, Oregon, from March 30 through April 1—will feature a group of presenters that represents “a virtual who’s who of American climbing,” adds Donini.
Opening membership benefits to climbers of all abilities, ages and specialties, the American Alpine Club today unveiled an expanded mission that will propel the premier mountaineering and rock climbing organization into another century of success. The nation’s leading mountaineering and climbing organization, the American Alpine Club (AAC) has introduced major expansion plans to better meet the needs of all climbers—with a multitude of initiatives ranging from new lodging and huts in more accessible places, to modernized and expanded climbing and educational resources.