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Celebrate Eldorado 2006
Submitted By: Frances Fierst on Jun 30, 2006

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Scheduled on Sep 16, 2006

Celebrate rock climbing at Eldorado Canyon State Park at the annual Celebrate Eldorado

Celebrate Eldorado, a community event commemorating rock climbing at Eldorado Canyon State Park , will kick off with a party at the Boulder Rock Club on Sept. 14th. Celebrate Eldorado events take place throughout the day at Eldorado Canyon State Park on Sept. 16th. All programs are free with a daily or annual parks pass. Events include:

·Kick-Off Party, Sept. 14th, 7 p.m. at the Boulder Rock Club. Food, drinks, giveaways, bouldering events and more. $5 suggested minimum donation.

Celebrate Eldorado September 16th 8:30am – 4:00pm at Eldorado Canyon State Park :

· 8:30 a.m. , Rattlesnake Ramble Four-Mile Trail Race. Participants must pre-register at aceeldo.org

· 10 a.m. to 2 p.m , Trail Work and Chalk Clean-up. Participants must pre-register by calling 303-494-3943.

· 10 a.m. to 12 p.m , Self-Rescue Clinic for Experienced Climbers. ! Participants must pre-register by calling 303-494-3943.

· 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. , Climbers’ Day Care - Jr. Ranger Rock Detectives. For children ages 6-12. Space is Limited—Meet at the Visitor Center .

·11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Raptor Presentation by HawkQuest - 11:30-12pm—Jr. Rangers meet the raptors, 12-1pm—Public Presentation, 1-1:30pm—Drop by to see the birds of prey - Located in the North Picnic Area

· 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. —Introduction to Rock Climbing Clinic for Anyone - Participants must pre-register by calling 303-494-3943. Maximum of 12 participants.

· 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. —Climbers’ Day Care -Young Naturalist Adventure for children ages 6-12. Space is limited, meet at the Visitor Center .

· 1:00 - 3:00pm - There will be a Climbing Rescue Demonstration and Show with Rocky Mountain Rescue and the Rocky Mountain Fire Authority located at the footbridge.

· 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. —Eldorado Resort Era Slideshow. Space is limited, meet at the Visitor Center Conference Room.

·On-going activities include viewing and voting for the 4th Annual Photography contest, located at the Visitor Center and drawing! s to win a 2007 Colorado State Parks Annual Pass.

For! more in formation contact the Park at (303) 494-3943 or for a schedule of events, visit www.parks.state.co.us.

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By Eldorado Canyon
Aug 30, 2006
A huge oversight on my part - I forgot to include at 1:00 - 3:00pm there will be a Climbing Rescue Demonstration and Show with Rocky Mountain Rescue and the Rocky Mountain Fire Authority located at the footbridge. This event is on the program just somehow was lost in translation...Thanks!
By Frances Fierst
Administrator
From: Munchweiler, Germany
Sep 7, 2006
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in the following FREE clinics at Celebrate Eldorado on September 16, 2006!

Space is very limited so sign up now!

10am-12pm – Self Rescue Clinic
Learn techniques that could save your life! Basic climbing experience required. Participants must pre-register by calling the park at (303) 494-3943. (Maximum of 12)

1:00-3pm—Introduction to Rock Climbing Clinic
And for one of your non-climbing friends…experience the thrill of scaling up a sheer rock face under your own powers! Under the watchful eyes of a trained and experienced mountain guide, this hands-on clinic is sure to get you excited about climbing! Participants must pre-register by calling the park at (303) 494-3943. (Maximum of 12)

Join us for these clinics and more as we celebrate rock climbing at Eldorado Canyon State Park! For more information or for a list of events contact the park at (303) 494-3943 or visit www.parks.state.co.us