Front Range Member Melissa Alcorn wrote to us about the Iranian Women’s Climbing Exchange:
“The first phase of the cultural exchange between the AAC and the Alpine Club of Iran had highlighted rock climbing and hiking at Rocky Mountain National Park with operations based out of the hostel at the Colorado Mountain School in Estes Park. The bunk beds, showers, and ample kitchen and dining space were a fantastic facility to allow the group to solidify around a plan for the next stage of our program. The women from Iran wanted to stand on the top of Colorado and the American team got to work to make it happen.”
Our Alaska Section Co-Chair, Cindi Squire wrote to us about Alaska, climbing, and the construction of the Snowbird Hut.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing put together a new Facebook page that they hope will help them in drumming up support for climbing’s inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. What do you think? Check out their page here.