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2014 Spring/Summer Boulder Mountaineering School

January 4, 2014

Boulder Mountaineering Schools (BMS) is a great opportunity, for volunteers and students alike, to fine tune skills, learn something new, and give back to the community. Let the 2014 sessions begin!

Sign up day is Tuesday, February 25th starting at 8am. I encourage prospective students to enroll as close to the time as possible as many classes are full by the end of the day!

To sign up for the courses, login to http://www.cmc.org. Click on Class Schedule. Click on Adult Education Members. Click on the course that you would like to sign up for and fill in the required fields. Note that the Authorization Code will be removed on Tuesday, 2/26, at 8am to allow the sign-ups to start. Click on rock lead school application .

    Classes and Dates

Hiking and Survival Essentials
3/4-Lecture 1
3/11-Lecture 2
3/18-Lecture 3
3/20-Lecture 4
3/22 or 3/23-Field Trip

Hiking Navigation
3/25-Lecture 1
4/1-Lecture 2
4/3-Lecture 3
4/5 or 4/6-Field Trip

Hiking Route and Trip Planning
4/8-Lecture
4/12-Field Trip

Basic Rock School
4/15-Lecture 1
4/22-Lecture 2 (Knot Night)
4/26 or 4/27-Field Trip 1
5/3 or 5/4-Field Trip 2
5/10 or 5/11-Field Trip 3

Basic Snow-TBD

Intermediate Snow-TBD

Rock Leading School
6/10-Lecture
6/14-Field Trip 1
6/21-Field Trip 2
6/28-Field Trip 3

Backpacking School
6/24-Lecture
7/11-7/13-Field Trip 1

Top Roping Clinic-TBD

Sport Leading Clinic
7/29-Lecture
8/2-Field Trip

The course schedule may be found online at www.cmcboulder.org/bms/springSchedule.html. This site is being updated, so be sure to check the dates with the school director, or refer to the dates in this article.

    Volunteer to Teach: Snow Schools or Top Rope Clinic

The spring/summer session of the Boulder Mountaineering School is looking for instrucĀ­tors to help teach Snow Schools and Top Roping Clinic. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact school directors at snow@cmcboulder.org or trc@cmcboulder.org.

Instructors and current volunteers, your time and efforts are much appreciated! Are you thinking about volunteering? For more information or to volunteer, contact the school directors directly:
Hiking Schools: Bob Matthias, bhs@cmcboulder.org; Basic Rock School: Rick Casey, brs@cmcboulder.org; Snow Schools: Jim Leffingwell, snow@cmcboulder.org; BMS Co-Chair for Rock Leading School, rls@cmcboulder.org; Chris Klotz for Top Roping Clinic, trc@cmcboulder.org; Ron Olsen for Sport Leading Clinic, slc@cmcboulder.org.

Volunteers Needed for 2013 Spring/Summer BMS Session

January 3, 2013

The spring/summer session of the Boulder Mountaineering School (BMS) is looking for instrucĀ­tors to help teach our courses.

This spring, we’ll offer the following:
Hiking and Survival Essentials
Hiking Navigation
Hiking Route and Trip Planning
Basic Rock School
Basic Snow
Intermediate Snow
Rock Leading School
Backpacking School
Top Roping Clinic
Sport Leading Clinic

The school directors will be contacting past instructors, but feel free to contact them first.

The course schedule may be found online at www.cmcboulder.org/bms/springSchedule.html.

For more information or to volunteer, contact the school directors directly.

Hiking Schools: Bob Matthias, bhs@cmcboulder.org; Basic Rock School: Rick Casey, brs@cmcboulder.org; Snow Schools: Jim Leffingwell, snow@cmcboulder.org; BMS Co-Chair for Rock Leading School, rls@cmcboulder.org; Chris Klotz for Top Roping Clinic, trc@cmcboulder.org; Ron Olsen for Sport Leading Clinic, slc@cmcboulder.org.

Instructors, your time and efforts are much appreciated!

New Rock Climbing Clinics – Fall 2012

August 3, 2012

Introducing 2 New Climbing Clinics this Fall

The Boulder Group is pleased to announce that we’re offering 2 new climbing clinics this fall! The Top Roping Clinic and Sport Leading Clinics will provide a good transition for recent BRS grads into more safe climbing adventures and leading opportunities.

Chris Klotz is the Director of the Top Roping Clinic while Ron Olsen is the Director of the Sport Leading Clinic. Kudos to Chris, Ron, and the multitude of Instructors & Assistant Instructors in taking their time to provide such wonderful opportunities for Boulder CMC climbers! You Rock!

For more information, see Top Roping and Sport Leading. See Fall Schedule for all of the lecture and field trip dates and the sign-up procedure!