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Date Wednesday  5/15/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Rock Climbing
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 9:00 PM
Status Complete
Leader Derek Sardinta
Co-Leader Matthew Foster
Group Price $65.00
Available Participants 1
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Colorado Springs Fire Station 18 (6830 Hadler View Colorado Springs, CO 80919) 


Information in regard to field locations will be communicated in class.  

For more info Contact

Matthew Foster

PPG BMS Co-Director


BMS Colorado Rock Climbing

Pikes Peak Group in Colorado Springs

**Pre-Requisites: Wilderness Fundamentals**  The "Wild Fun" class covers concepts that will be expected knowledge for this course and will reference the text provided from this class!  

There is one class lecture and active skills practice session. Our discussions include climbing gear, rating a climb, the different types of rock climbing, reviewing climbing knots, rope management including coiling, care and inspection, anchors, communications, climbing techniques, belaying, rappelling, and building an auto-block.

There are two CMC Rating Trips which we typically do at 11 Mile Canyon and Castlewood Canyon.  


Wednesday, May 15 6:30PM - 9:00PM lecture Colorado Springs Fire Station 18 (6830 Hadler View Colorado Springs, CO 80919)

Thursday, May 16 6:00PM - DARK skills night @ TBD

Saturday, May 25 7:30AM – 3:30PM Field Session @ TBD

Sunday, May 26 7:30AM – 3:30PM Field Session  @ TBD

Make up days will be TBD on availability and if needed


Refunds are issued for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the program.  There is a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds after two weeks prior or for no shows.  Refunds are initiated by class lead, not the state office.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.