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 free 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 week:
Tuesday, December 9, 2003 – Ice Climbing 101 with Alpine World Ascents, Mountain Sports, Boulder, 7pm.
Tuesday, December 9th, 2003 – Winter Survival, REI Flagship, Denver, 7pm.
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 – Women’s Principles of Telemark Skiing, Mountain Sports, Boulder, 7pm.
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 – How To Thru Hike the Colorado Trail, REI Flagship, Denver, 7pm.
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 – Introduction to Avalanche Awareness and Safety, EMS, Boulder, 8:00pm. For more info, call 303.442.7566.
Thursday, December 11, 2003 – Waxing Social with Ray Dickerson, Mountain Sports, Boulder, 7pm.
Thursday, December 11, 2003 – Summit Strategies: Secrets to Mastering the Everest in your Life, REI Flagship, Denver, 7pm.
Friday, December 12, 2003 – Level I Avalanche Course w/ Alpine World Ascents- Day 1 of 3, Mountain Sports, Boulder, 7pm. A must for anyone who likes to play in the winter backcountry! Level I Avalanche Course provides a complete introduction to the avalanche phenomenon, avalanche terrain, decision making, and rescue. This 3-day course is ideal for those new to travel in avalanche terrain and a great review or upgrade for those who have some experience or prior training by feel they need a skills “tune-up.” Level I is designed as a stand-alone course for back-country travelers; it also serves as the first step to the AAIRE Level II Course for those who wish to progress. Alpine World Ascents instructors are certified by the American Avalanche Institute for Research and Education (AAIRE). Space is limited. For more information, contact either Mountain Sports 303.442.8355 or Alpine World Ascents (sign up through AWA). Cost = $195 (discount for MoSpo members).
Monday, December 15, 2003 – Crack Climbing 101 and Beyond: For Women Only, The Spot, Boulder, 7pm. $10 Fee.
Monday, December 15, 2003 – Yoga for Women in the Outdoors, REI Flagship, Denver, 7pm.