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Thursday, 6/24/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Sunday, 6/27/2021, Rock Climb Staunton SP

Ropes and anchors will be provided. BYO helmet, harness, shoes, and climbing rack (belay device, personal anchor, etc). Quick draws not necessary but if you intend to bring any please ensure they are uniquely marked to prevent mix ups.Participants should have at a bare minimum passed or waived Basic Rock, ideally also Intermediate Rock or equivalent experience. Not an instructional trip, but priority will be given to recent ACS students and instructors in order to practice skills learned in class. 

Leader: Chris Nation
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 4, Pace: Casual
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Monday, 6/28/2021, Rock Climbing Cheyenne Canon

** Road construction is ongoing in Cheyenne Canon so this trip may be cancelled. **After work rock climbing in North Cheyenne Canon. We will most likely climb at the South Buttress or Pinnacle which has a handful of routes from 5.8-5.10. You are welcome to lead or toprope, leading will be encouraged.  Meet at Pullout 28 on the left side as you drive up the Canon at 4:30pm. It is the same parking area for Army Slab and the Graduation Boulder. If you plan to arrive later email the leader for directions and just meet us at the climbing wall.You must have completed BMS Rock or equivelant to join, knowlege of climbing knots, belay, and climbing commands is required. Email the leader with your experience to signup. Bring your own climbing gear- you can lead or climb on top-ropes. Bring a climbing rope if you have one.  You will need to have signed the climbing waiver for the City of Colorado Springs Parks found online (required every calendar year by the City).  **Helmets required**

Leader: Kristen Buckland
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 1, Elevation Gain: 300
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Monday, 6/28/2021, Rock Climb - Lookout Mountain Crag *FOR ACS GROUP 6B ONLY*

We will meet at the pullout on Lookout Mountain Road.There are a few bolted routes as well as some toprope routes. We'll climb as many of the routes as possible, as available.https://www.mountainproject.com/area/105745690/lookout-mountain-crag

Leader: Jeffrey Speake
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: .1, Elevation Gain: 200
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Thursday, 7/1/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Monday, 7/5/2021, Rock Climbing Staunton State Park

You must have completed Intermediate Rock or equivelant to join. Knowlege of climbing knots, belay, and climbing commands is required. Email the leader with your experience to signup at jmcman14@yahoo.com.  **Bring your own climbing gear including helmet, belay device, climbing shoes, hand santiizer, sunscreen, rain jacket, snacks & water

Leader: Jane McManus
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 2
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Thursday, 7/8/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Saturday, 7/10/2021, North Table Top Rope

This top rope trip is for graduates of Intermediate Rock or equivalent experience, preference given to recent graduates. We will top rope climbs of difficulty up to an agreed upon limit, so participants have an opportunity to practice skills learned in Basic and Intermediate Rock. We will meet at the CMC at 06:30; we will climb until sometime in the afternoon. Personal equipment required: helmet, harness, belay device, several locking carabiners, PAS, climbing shoes, ten essentials. Bring enough food and water for up to 6 hours at the cliff.PLEASE BE PREPARED TO CARRY EITHER ONE OF MY ROPES OR SOME ROCK CLIMBING GEAR.ALSO BRING PLENTY OF WATER.

Leader: Bruce Badger
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 2, Elevation Gain: 300
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Monday, 7/12/2021, Rock Climbing Cheyenne Canon

After work rock climbing in North Cheyenne Canon. We will most likely climb at the South Buttress or Pinnacle which has a handful of routes from 5.8-5.10. You are welcome to lead or toprope, leading will be encouraged.  Meet at Pullout 28 on the left side as you drive up the Canon at 4:30pm. It is the same parking area for Army Slab and the Graduation Boulder. If you plan to arrive later email the leader for directions and just meet us at the climbing wall.You must have completed BMS Rock or equivelant to join, knowlege of climbing knots, belay, and climbing commands is required. Email the leader with your experience to signup. Bring your own climbing gear- you can lead or climb on top-ropes. Bring a climbing rope if you have one.  You will need to have signed the climbing waiver for the City of Colorado Springs Parks found online (required every calendar year by the City).  **Helmets required**

Leader: Kristen Buckland
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 1, Elevation Gain: 300
see official page

Thursday, 7/15/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Monday, 7/19/2021, Rock Climbing Cheyenne Canon

After work rock climbing in North Cheyenne Canon. We will most likely climb at the South Buttress or Pinnacle which has a handful of routes from 5.8-5.10. You are welcome to lead or toprope, leading will be encouraged.  Meet at Pullout 28 on the left side as you drive up the Canon at 4:30pm. It is the same parking area for Army Slab and the Graduation Boulder. If you plan to arrive later email the leader for directions and just meet us at the climbing wall.You must have completed BMS Rock or equivelant to join, knowlege of climbing knots, belay, and climbing commands is required. Email the leader with your experience to signup. Bring your own climbing gear- you can lead or climb on top-ropes. Bring a climbing rope if you have one.  You will need to have signed the climbing waiver for the City of Colorado Springs Parks found online (required every calendar year by the City).  **Helmets required**

Leader: Kristen Buckland
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 1, Elevation Gain: 300
see official page

Thursday, 7/22/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Thursday, 7/29/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Saturday, 7/31/2021, North Table Top Rope

This top rope trip is for graduates of Intermediate Rock or equivalent experience, preference given to recent graduates. We will top rope climbs of difficulty up to an agreed upon limit, so participants have an opportunity to practice skills learned in Basic and Intermediate Rock. We will meet at the CMC at 06:30; we will climb until sometime in the afternoon. Personal equipment required: helmet, harness, belay device, several locking carabiners, PAS, climbing shoes, ten essentials. Bring enough food and water for up to 6 hours at the cliff.

Leader: Bill Haneghan
Type: Rock Climbing, Trail mileage: 2, Elevation Gain: 300
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Thursday, 8/5/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Thursday, 8/12/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Thursday, 8/19/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Thursday, 8/26/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page

Thursday, 9/2/2021, Thursday After Work Climb

We will be climbing on Thursday evenings after work. The start time of the trip is 430pm but feel free to trickle in as your day permits. We will normally climb until dark.If the temps are too cold or the weather too rainy, we will likely climb indoors at City Rock or SCC.I will email/text the climbing location a couple of days before the trip. This is a weekly trip and if I'm out of town I will do my best to find another trip leader.This is NOT a class/school. You should have all required gear and know how to safely use your gear.

Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
see official page