These non-profit organizations - who work to make the outdoors more accessible to everyone - regularly receive LOWA's heartfelt support:
Ouray Ice Park
American Hiking Guide Association
The American Hiking Guides Association (AHGA), founded in 2010 by Joseph Vulpis, is the governing body for hiking guides, backpacking guides and mountain leaders in the United States. Our program is designed for guides looking for training and certification in the outdoor guiding and education industry. The AHGA extensively covers the competence, knowledge, skills and abilities needed for leading groups on any hiking and/or backpacking trips in Class I to Class IV terrain. The AHGA is working toward cultural, social and legal recognition of the guiding profession for hiking, backpacking and mountaineering.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds.
American Mountain Guides Association
Dedicated to supporting the American mountain guiding community. Our mission is to inspire and support a culture of American mountain craft.
The US Biathlon Association exists to support and encourage the development of biathlon in the United States and to prepare athletes for international competition, including the Olympic Winter Games.
The Connecticut Forest & Park Association
The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to the land in order to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces in Connecticut for future generations.
Hunters of Color
Hunters of Color is a racial equity based 501(c)(3) nonprofit working on increasing BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) participation in hunting for the sake of conservation, food sovereignty, and to preserve our ancestral traditions.