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Mountaineering Grants for Young Climbers: App Deadlines Approaching

Looking to push your limits? Twenty-five or younger? Fuel your inspiration with a Mountaineering Fellowship Grant.

Started in 1966, Mountaineering Fellowship Grants have long encouraged American climbers age 25 years and younger to go into remote areas and seek out climbs more difficult than they might ordinarily be able to do.

Application deadlines for the Fall round of Mountaineering Fellowship Grants are Nov. 1—only two weeks away—so apply now!

Mountaineering Fellowship Grants Application Deadlines: Nov. 1

Looking to push your limits? Twenty-five or younger? Fuel your inspiration with a Mountaineering Fellowship Grant.

Started in 1966, Mountaineering Fellowship Grants have long encouraged American climbers age 25 years and younger to go into remote areas and seek out climbs more difficult than they might ordinarily be able to do.

Application deadlines for the Fall round of Mountaineering Fellowship Grants are Nov. 1, so apply now!

The Stash: Free for Members

The Club is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Dead Point Magazine to provide a free, one-year subscription to “The Stash.” This premium video channel has more than 200 clips that will keep you entertained for hours. All current members of the Club (as well as members of the Access Fund) can access this new benefit immediately. New members who join either organization before December 31, 2012 also will get free access to The Stash.

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Help the Climbers’ Ranch

This year the Climbers’ Ranch is again participating in the matching grants program of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. Funds raised through Old Bill’s Fun Run to the account of the Climbers’ Ranch benefit from a Foundation match of approximately 50%. So your $100 donation turns into $150 with the support of the Jackson Hole Community Foundation. Our goal this year is to raise $50,000 to take full advantage of this matching gift opportunity. Help us get there with your gift today.

The deadline for donations this year is September 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Donations can be made on-line by following the simple instructions on the Old Bill’s Fun Run page of the website of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole: http://www.cfjacksonhole.org/old-bills-fun-run/donate-through-old-bills/ Simply select “Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch” from the drop-down box. If you wish to donate by check you may also download and print a donor form and mail your check to the address on the form. All donations are tax deductible.

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Make Your Donation to the Climbers’ Ranch Worth Even More!

This year the Climbers’ Ranch is again participating in the matching grants program of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. Funds raised through Old Bill’s Fun Run to the account of the Climbers’ Ranch benefit from a Foundation match of approximately 50%. So your $100 donation turns into $150 with the support of the Jackson Hole Community Foundation. Our goal this year is to raise $50,000 to take full advantage of this matching gift opportunity. Help us get there with your gift today.

The deadline for donations this year is September 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Donations can be made on-line by following the simple instructions on the Old Bill’s Fun Run page of the website of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole: http://www.cfjacksonhole.org/old-bills-fun-run/donate-through-old-bills/ Simply select “Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch” from the drop-down box. If you wish to donate by check you may also download and print a donor form and mail your check to the address on the form. All donations are tax deductible.

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Slice O’ Pie Video Contest in the Southeast Region

Got a great video that you want to share with the world? The Club’s Southeast Region is teaming up with Misty Mountain Threadworks and the Triple Crown Bouldering Series to do this sweet video contest, the Slice O’ Pie Contest! Check out the flyer below for the details, and start getting your vids ready!

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Donate to the Climbers’ Ranch and Your Donation Increases by 50%!

This year the Climbers’ Ranch is again participating in the matching grants program of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. Funds raised through Old Bill’s Fun Run to the account of the Climbers’ Ranch benefit from a Foundation match of approximately 50%. So your $100 donation turns into $150 with the support of the Jackson Hole Community Foundation. Our goal this year is to raise $50,000 to take full advantage of this matching gift opportunity. Help us get there with your gift today.

The deadline for donations this year is September 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Donations can be made on-line by following the simple instructions on the Old Bill’s Fun Run page of the website of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole: http://www.cfjacksonhole.org/old-bills-fun-run/donate-through-old-bills/ Simply select “Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch” from the drop-down box. If you wish to donate by check you may also download and print a donor form and mail your check to the address on the form. All donations are tax deductible.

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Conservation News from the Western Region

The Arizona Section of the American Alpine Club along with Flagstaff Climbing put in an epic day of trail work at Le Petit Verdon (the Pit) outside of Flagstaff, Arizona.  Despite the work taking 3 hours longer than planned and despite the rain and hail and drastic shifts in temperature, everyone stuck it out and did some great work with the US Forest Service to help maintain this popular crag.  All hats go off to those individuals who gave their Saturday morning to give back to the climbing community.  Read the rest on Inclined…

New Dolomites Trip Report Up

Member David Falt just sent us a report with some great pictures from his trip to the Dolomites. Check it out on the Trip Reports page.

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Cory Richards Thanks Club for Rowell Award

Cory Richards wrote to us about his acceptance of the Rowell AwardThe Rowell Award—For The Art of Adventure honors an adventurer whose artistic passion illuminates the wild places of the world, and whose accomplishments significantly benefit both the environment and the people who inhabit these lands and regions. It was established to celebrate the accomplishments of famed adventurers and photographers Galen and Barbara Rowell who died in a plane crash in 2002.

The award will be officially presented at the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride in late May, 2012. The American Alpine Club is pleased to award Cory with this year’s $15,000 prize.

Cory:

Growing up, the primary family library was comprised almost entirely of mountain literature and hard-cover books of the wild places of our planet. I remember the spines growing weary with age and the pages becoming dully littered with fingerprints, ever-growing little hands flipping through the pages of dreams manifested. Read the rest…

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