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June 9, 2016

Big thanks to the Access Fund's Stay Local tour which hit Shelf Road this past April. They collaborated with the PPCA for our Shelf Road Bathrooms fundraiser, and made this great video!

https://vimeo.com/163491959

May 29, 2016

On June 9th from 5:30-7:30pm at City Rock, Radix Chiropractic is offering discounted treatments, and all proceeds go to PPCA! They'll be there to give quick scans and offer their services. They will be partnering with us long term as well, but for this event, they will...

May 29, 2016

Join us at Great Divide Brewing in Denver (2201 Arapahoe St) for a fun event and fundraiser that is happening Friday, June 3rd for a non-profit called SheJumps. The mission of the non-profit is to increase  the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities. St...

April 28, 2016

 

We had a great weekend down at Shelf, and were able to get in several hours of superb trail work along with some hardware replacement thanks to help from the local pros and volunteers.

 

Here is our impact by the numbers...
36 steps to Hot Beach, Almost French, Funkdame...

April 16, 2016

Check out the AAC's new campaign to standardize belaying among other things!

 

https://americanalpineclub.org/education/?utm_source=AAC+Master+Subscriber+List&utm_campaign=add7865628-Education_Email_1_GTM_Photo_4_12_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b83d34132-add7865628-...

March 23, 2016

The PPCA received grant money from the Americal Alpine Club last year to install a much needed new toilet at Shelf Road. However, the grant will not be enough to cover the costs of one, so we are fundraising to get this new toilet installed at The Bank! 

 

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March 23, 2016

Fossil Brewing Company has generously offered to be a beer sponsor for PPCA events!

 

Get down there and have a drink to support this great local brewery. Good beer, nice folks, awesome atmosphere.

 

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2845 Ore Mill Road Suite 1

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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March 23, 2016

The Stay Local tour is a way to celebrate climbing in the areas and crags we hold dear. Join the PPCA and the Access Fund for the first annual Stay Local tour, where you will be treated to free pancakes, coffee, prizes and giveaways and generally a good time. 

 

This eve...

March 23, 2016

In partnership with the Rocky Mountain Field Institute and the City of Colorado Springs, we have now completed trail improvements to the climbing access trail to the East Face of Gray Rock! This trail accesses popular climbs such as New Era, Diesel and Dust, and Alliga...

February 24, 2016

In the most recent Board meeting, the PPCA decided to add two new Committees, and therefore new ways to get involved!

The Stewardship Committee will take on some of the responsibilities of hosting events in our region. The South Platte Committee will represent areas suc...

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