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Outdoor Clinic Calendar – September 2004

CAP students are expected to broaden their outdoor knowledge and skill base by tapping into the rich educational resources in their community. In order to accomplish this goal, students will take advantage of the outdoor skills clinics, workshops, and slide shows offered by outdoor retail stores in the Colorado Front Range. Below are some of the hot events going in the community this month:

Thursday, September 2nd, 2004 – Zion Adventures. In tonight’s presentation the staff of Neptune’s will present stories and images from their wall climbing adventures in Zion National Park, featuring such classis routes as Prodigal Sun. Spaceshot, Moonlight Buttress and more. Neptune Mountaineering, Boulder, 8:00 pm, Free!

Friday, September 3rd, 2004 – The Last Great Wilderness Project. A multi-media slide presentation, which offers a close-up look at the fragile and beautiful Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, 7:00pm, Free!

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004 – Map and Compass Basics. REI will present a clinic aimed at the newcomer to map and compass. WE will cover the basics such as understanding map symbols, orienting the map and compass, triangulation, declination adjustment, and reading terrain features. REI, Boulder, 7:00pm, Free!

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004 – Mexico Volcanoes. Join Markus Beck, professional mountain guide with Alpine World Ascents, to experience this high altitude adventure with beautiful slides and hands-on information. EMS, Boulder, 8:00pm, Free!

Thursday, September 9th, 2004 – Desert Adventures. In tonight’s presentation the staff of Neptune’s will present stories and images from various desert climbs, including such classics as Shiprock, Castleton tower, Ancient Arts and much more. Neptune Mountaineering, Boulder, 8:00 pm, Free!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2004 – GPS Basics. Where am I? Where have I been? Where am I going? Join REI as we take the mystery out of Global Positioning Systems. The class is a general overview of GPS units. REI, Boulder, 7:00pm, Free!

Friday, September 17th, 2004 – Gary Erickson: Raising the Bar. Gary Erickson, Founder & President of Clif, will discuss his life, his passions, and his new book Raising the Bar. Boulder Outlook Hotel Suites, Boulder, 7:00pm, Free!

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004 – Mountain Biking Basics. Find out what to look for when purchasing a new mountain bike or modifying your existing one. There will be a discussion about gear, clothing, safety, and where to go riding. We will also cover basic skills like how to balance, climb, descend, corner, brake, and get past obstacles. REI, Boulder, 7:00pm, Free!

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004 – Winter Training Tips. Allison Westfahl, Certified Personal Trainer, will cover exercises that will get you ready for your winter sport. Outdoor Divas, Boulder, 7:00pm, Free!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004 – South America by Motorcycle. Tonight Jim Stanley presents a slide show covering his journey circling the continent of South America by motorcycle. Neptune Mountaineering, Boulder, 8:00 pm, Free!

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004 – Movie: Slednecks 7. The seventh film in the Slednecks series of freestyle snowmobiling, featuring footage of insane big mountain, natural terrain, powder footage with top freeriding athletes as well as some new faces. Boulder Theater, Boulder, 8:30pm. Tickets are $8.00 before service charge.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004 – Full Moon Hike. Join us for another evening of tromping around the woods under the light of the shimmering moon! As always, bring good hiking boots, water, a snack, and layer accordingly for the unpredictable Colorado Spring weather. Space is limited so sign up soon! EMS, Boulder, 8:00pm, Free! 303/442.7566.

Thursday, September 30th, 2004 – Movie: Telluride Mountain Film on Tour. A collection of the “Best Of” films from this year’s Telluride Mountain Film Festival. Boulder Theater, Boulder, 7:00pm. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $17.00 at the door.

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