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Links to Further Informational Resources

Barr Camp

A non-profit, community and volunteer supported organization, dedicated to providing information, support, and aid for visitors to Pikes Peak. It acts as a base for peak rescue operations and educates the public about wilderness ethics.

CityRock Climbing Gym

CityRock gym, located in downtown Colorado Springs, has climbing for all ages and abilities, with top-roping, lead climbing, cracks, overhangs, and challenging boulder problems. They offer a number of programs, including parties, after-school classes, and a climbing team.

Colorado Avalanche Information Center

The CAIC offers detailed, frequently updated forecasts for backcountry conditions across Colorado during snow seasons. Check for avalanche warnings, weather conditions, and road closures if you are planning to ice climb or ski in the backcountry.

El Paso County Search and Rescue

A mountain search and rescue unit dedicated to saving lives through search, rescue, and mountain safety education. This highly trained team is composed entirely of volunteers and does not charge a fee for its services.

Friends of the Peak

A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and restoring Pikes Peak.

Friends of Red Rock Canyon

A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Red Rock Canyon Open Space. The site has maps, educational descriptions, directions, and volunteer opportunities.

Pikes Peak Alpine School

Instruction and guiding for mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, backcountry skiing, avalanche education, and trekking.

Pikes Peak Sports

A free social network for the outdoor community in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Meet people with similar interests, share stories, post photos, and find events.

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

A non-profit organization providing educational opportunities through the restoration of key natural areas.

Sport Climbing Center

The Sport Climbing Center is a gym located at 4650 Northpark Drive in Colorado Springs. It has over 13,000 sq. ft. of sculpted climbing surface for leading, toproping or bouldering. There are routes for all ages and abilities. Special events are available, including parties, outdoor guiding, and competitions.

Trails and Open Space Coalition

A non-profit organization working to preserve open space and rural land, and to create a network of trails, bikeways and greenways in the Pikes Peak region. The site has hiking news, trail descriptions, events, and volunteer opportunities.

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