CMC Boulder Group e-Newsletter
Feb 24, 2014
CMC BOULDER GROUP NEWS & EVENTS
Note: Unless otherwise noted, lectures/presentations are held in the CMC Boulder Group Clubroom, located at 633 South Broadway, Unit K, Boulder (Table Mesa Shopping Center, east of King Soopers or around the west corner from Neptune Mountaineering), 303-554-7688.
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BCMC Events & Trips
Mt Holy Cross & Ridge, July 18, Endurance hike/scramble, Clare Reda
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These are Boulder Group trips and events only; to see all upcoming CMC trips,
GPS Editor needed: a new editor for the GPS is needed. This is a fun way to learn more about the Club, without too much commitment, about 30 minutes a week. Good training provided; only skills needed are knowing how to use Microsoft Word (or equivalent).
Senior Instructors needed: Directors are needed for the Hiking School, Snow School, Sport Leading clinic and the Top Roping clinic. If you are qualified and interested in helping, please email Martian Sorek, BMS Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equipment Manager needed: Like handling outdoor sports equipment? Or evaluating when to retire gear and buy new stuff? Well, then you might want to be the new BMS Equipment Manager! If you are qualified and interested in helping, please email Mike DeLorenzo, current equipment manager, at email@example.com.
Monthly Compass Newsletter: View the latest issue of the Compass here: http://cmcboulder.wordpress.com/
AROUND THE CMC
Unless otherwise noted, these events will be at the American Mountaineering Center (AMC), 10th & Washington, Golden. See www.cmc.org for more information.
CMC Adventure Travel: This is a partial listing; to learn more details, and see all Adventure Travel trips, click here.
March 1 - 9, 2014 - Mexican Volcanoes – Orizaba (18,475’) & Ixta (17,350’)
Expand your climbing experience on peaks far above the 14,000’ level, with a climb of a 17er and 18er. There are moderate snow travel, some moderate angle icy sections on Orizaba. Interact with locals in Mexico, possibly time to visit cathedrals and museums in city of Puebla 2 hours away.
July 7-18 – Iceland: Landmannalauger to Skogar. Week long hiking hut trip in Iceland.
July 21-Aug 4, 2014 – Mt Kilimanjaro & Safari, 6-day climb of Kilimanjaro (19,340 ft.) on the normal Machame Route followed by a 4-day budget safari to Lake Manyara, the Serengeti National Parks and the Ngorongoro Crater
Group Resources Link: For more information on state level questions, click here.
ALL OVER THE MAP
Events published in the Compass are for informational purposes only. They are not endorsed by the Boulder Group of the CMC except for the events that are explicitly led, taught or instructed by the Boulder Group. The Boulder Group of the CMC makes no assessment as to their merits. Participants are advised to make their own assessment as to whether to participate in these events.
Neptune Shows & Clinics: All are free and at Neptune Mountaineering at 8pm unless noted otherwise. For more information on the events, see their Facebook page. Neptune’s also has a new website! Check out neptunemountaineering.com for new ways to order gear, and sign up for events & sales notices.
Avi & Beacon practice, Wed, 3/5, 6pm
North of the Sun, Thurs, 3/13, 8pm: Sure to be an incredible show! Two young Norwegians, Inge Wegge and JŅrn Ranum spend a winter surviving and surfing in a remote northern Norwegian bay.
Banff Film Festival! Coming Feb 25 & 26 to the Boulder Theater. Get your tickets before they sell out!
AAC Dinner & Wild West Show, Wed, 3/4: For American Alpine Club members, but also guests. $25 AAC members, $35 non-members. Slide show by sponsored climber Rob Pizem, cowboy costume and poetry & song contest. Git yer cowboy/cowgirl spirit on! Tickets available at Neptune Mountaineering or online at shop.americanalpineclub.org/products/frontrangedinner
Free yoga community classes, Core Power Yoga, Sat, 3/1, 6:30pm, South Boulder location 645 27th Way (behind BaseMar Whole Foods). Sat, 3/1, 5:15pm, North Boulder location, 3280 28th St.
WRV has openings! Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is growing and we need talented passionate people to join our staff team. These are full-time, year-round paid positions with benefits. The positions are coordinators for Youth and Inclusiveness, Weed Projects and Campaign, and Restoration Projects. See www.wlrv.org for more information and to apply.
RMNP: Visitors to Rocky Mountain Park should review current road condition to Estes Park, which is still under repair.
Tired of I-70 ski traffic? Try this: Change Your Peak Time! Instead of traveling I-70 at peak time this weekend, Press Play and Avoid Delay by spending an extra hour having fun instead of in traffic. Find deals, discounts and the weekend travel forecast at www.GoI70.com.
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Rick Casey, interim editor