We Love Our Partners

We understand that ASCEND isn’t able to provide everything for everyone. That’s not a problem though, because we have some pretty awesome friends!

Regional Partners

  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Climbers Coalition
    Promoting responsible development and preservation of climbing and bouldering in southwestern Pennsylvania.

  • Explorers Club of Pittsburgh
    Members participate in activities as diverse as mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking, caving, cycling, backpacking, environmental and community service projects, and a host of outdoor sports.

  • Venture Outdoors
    A member-supported local non-profit organization working to make it easy for you to get outside.

  • BikePGH
    With a focus on Advocacy, Education, and Community, Bike Pittsburgh is transforming our streets and communities into vibrant, healthy places by making them safe and accessible for people to bike and walk.

  • Fittsburgh
    Your guide to sweat spots, healthy eats, and upcoming races in Pittsburgh.

  • Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group
    Pittsburgh-based volunteer search and rescue team that specializes in lost and missing person searches, cave rescue, and high-angle rope rescue

  • NRAC
    Preserve and promotes access to climbing areas, and to conserve climbing resources in the New River Gorge and surrounding areas.

  • Steel City Slackers
    A passionate team of slackline enthusiasts who share a love for the Pittsburgh community.

(Inter)National Partners