Tuesday, May 27, 2008

May and June Climbing Events


--June 15-16 -- Leavenworth -- Feathered Friends Rockfest 2008


--May 28 -- Las Vegas -- Las Vegas Climber's Liason Council Meeting -- Enterprise Library, 7 PM

--June 18 -- Las Vegas/Henderson -- Las Vegas Climber's Liasion Council Meeting -- Henderson REI, 7:00 PM


--Former AAI Guide and writer Majka Burhardt will be presenting a slide show on her new book, Vertical Ethiopia in Boulder, Greenwich, Boston, New Paltz, San Francisco, and Telluride. for more info, click here.

--May 31-June 1 -- New York, NY -- (Rubin Museum, New York City)Peak Experience III, the ultimate sleepover, 40 kids, aged 10-12 and roped together alpine-style, confront the challenges of climbing Everest. Along the way they learn the scientific and medical aspects of mountaineering from experienced guides and Sherpas. Parents of potential registrants as well as AAC volunteer guides should contact Phil Earad.


June 17 -- Sandstone, MN -- Robinson Park Clean-Up, an Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by Minnesota Climbers Association and the city of Sandstone. Glenn Burns, glenn.burns@gmail.com

June 18 -- Taylor Falls, MN -- The Taylors Falls Clean-Up an Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by the Minnesota Climbers Association, Mid-West Mountaineering, and Minnesota DNR. Glenn Burns, glenn.burns@gmail.com

June 23 -- Franklin Gorge, WV -- The 2nd Annual Franklin Traildaze & Crankfest, an Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by Punishers, Inc. Starts at 3pm May 23rd ending through Midnight May 26th. Camping and Cabins available, more information available at: www.rockclimbing.com. Michael Gray, roninorne@rockclimbing.com

June 31 -- Colorado Springs, CO -- The Ute Valley Climbing Comp & Clean-Up, a TeamWorks Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by the ROCK Climbing Center Junior Team, Front Range Climbing Company, the Mountain Chalet, and REI Colorado Springs. Lara Groshong, info@climbingtherock.com

June 7 -- Lewis and Clark State Park, OR -- The 5th Annual Broughton's Bush Whack & BBQ, an Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by Access Fund Regional Coordinator Tony Holmes, Climb Max Mountaineering, Next Adventure and the Stoneworks Climbing Gym Youth Team. Tony Holmes, nwwilderness@aol.com

June 7 -- Atlanta, GA -- Boat Rock Trail Day, a Teamworks Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by Atlanta Rocks, the Southeast Climbers Coalition and REI Buford. Website: www.seclimbers.org, Brad McLeod, mbmcleod@mindspring.com

June 8 -- Blue Mounds State Park, MN -- The Blue Mounds Clean-Up, an Adopt-a-Crag event hosted by the Minnesota Climbers Association and Minnesota DNR, Glenn Burns, glenn.burns@gmail.com

June 8 -- The Monastery, CO -- The Monastery Clean-Up, an event hosted by the Kent Mountain Adventure Center, CAnyon Lakes National Forest Ranger District, and the New Belgium Brewery. Reed Woodford, kmac@frill.com

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