Prayer Peaks Day
Western Slope Chapter coordinator Mike Wall reported: “Great Prayer Peaks hike (on Hogsback Mountain outside Durango on Saturday, July 2), but man was it hot! Thankfully, Dairy Queen is on the way home!”
Going to extremes for Haiti
Facing avalanche danger, members of the Colorado Front Range Chapter participating in an extreme CLIMBATHON event, cut short the “24 Hours of Torreys” on Saturday, June 20.
The plan for the “24 Hours of Torreys” had been ascents up th...
Fall (or is it a winter?) climb
We'd like to take a group climbing on Saturday, Oct. 24. Contact Josh Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org with suggestions for a peak and if you want to come along.
$4 on the 4th
There will be a FourBucks Fundraiser on the 4th of every month. Skip your specialty coffee drink and give it to Climbing For Christ. Let's see how much we can do with this caffeinated money on Saturday, July 4.
Three Climbing For Christ members from the Front Range Chapter — Josh Carroll, Justin Lee and Dr. Steve Quakenbush — made a special trip to the Dominican Republic from March 27-30 to deliver medical supplies and other goods to missionary Miguel Rubén Gua...
Self-arrest practicing ground. (Photo by Jill Jolley)
We had a small group for our Winter climb of 13,427-foot Grizzly Peak D in Summit County on Saturday, Feb. 28. There were four cancellations Friday night and two more Saturday morning. Then we got off to a late start fr...
Join 'The Club'
Photo by Craig DeMartino
The Climbing Club (known as “Gripped”) is off for the summer months. The club will get together again in the autumn (dates to be announced) at Inner Strength Rock Gym, 3713 South Mason in Fort Collins.
Admission for the two-ho...
Pasta's On Us, Third Course: The third annual Adirondack Mountainfest outreach dinner was Friday, Jan. 11, 2008 at Lake Placid Baptist Church, 2253 Saranac Ave. Free food and drink. We offered a chance to start the carbo-loading for the Mountainfest weekend. Only 27 people took us up on the offer.
Monday Night Climbing
Monday Night Football may end, but not climbing on Monday nights. It happens every Monday night at the Rocksport Gym until May.
Event organizer Jay Harrison is usually at the gym by 6 p.m. (sometimes as early as 4:30 p.m.). Cost is $8 without rentals, $12 with ren...
Fire tower hikes:
By CHERYL ESPER
Chapter coordinator (2003-2008)
The Wakely Mountain fire tower (above) is one of the first steel towers erected by New York state. In 1915, 10 steel towers were purchased from the AerMotor Company of Chicago, a windmill manufacturer. Wakely was ...