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February Front Range Events 2012

Posted on: January 17th, 2012 by Luke Bauer

Travel with other members to the Lake City Ice Fest
Saturday, Feb 4th  all day actvity

Join other members for a fun day at the Lake City Ice Festival on February 4, 2012. Lake City is a historic town located in the San Juan Mountains about 55 miles southwest of Gunnison. The Ice Park offers 10-15 farmed routes, mixed grades WI 3-5, 60-100 ft pitches, and bolted anchors. You must bring your own gear.

Ice Festival overview:
Registration starts at 10am
Entry fee is $20/event
Timed lead and top rope events with men’s and women’s categories
Hot food and beverages on site
Apres-climb awards party with door prizes

I participated in the Festival last year and had a great time! It is a fun and casual atmosphere with lots of great prizes. More women competitors are needed; there were only 4 women in the TR and 2 in the lead categories last year. I came away with a BD helmet and 2 BD ice screws for my second place finishes!

Lodging is limited. The Matterhorn, located 2 blocks from the Ice Park, currently has 6 rooms available (4 person limit, no pets). [email protected]; 970-944-2210; Terry
Alpine Moose is another option. [email protected]; 800-60-1221; Bruno
Backcountry Basecamp is booked for the Festival weekend but keep it in mind for future trips; really nice place with ice climber discounts.

Contact me with questions, carpooling arrangements, and possible lodging sharing.
Mary Ann
[email protected]; 303-929-7974

Book Club
Tuesday, Feb 14th, 6:30PM

Read, discuss, and review book of the month Wade Davis’s Into the Silence.  It will be the book club’s 3rd anniversary.
Location: AMC Center, 710 10th Street STE 100, Golden, CO. Contact Jim Moss for more info [email protected]

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