Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Celebrate Blanca Fest on August 21st in Alamosa

The CMC and partners are planning a fantastic day of trips that explore the cultural and natural resources of the San Luis Valley. Cool down and relax in Cole Park after your adventure, where we will gather for live music, educational booths, and delicious food and drinks provided by San Luis Valley Brewery. Registration will be available on the CMC website. For more information and to sign up for Blancafest hikes, visit Lend a hand - volunteers are needed!

Win FREE Passes to the Lyons FolksFest!

You may have read in the last issue of The Rucksack that Planet Bluegrass is a new sponsor of the Colorado Mountain Club. This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the Rocky Mountain Folks Fest, scheduled for August 13-15 at the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons. To celebrate this noteworthy occasion, Planet Bluegrass is featuring one of their finest summer lineups, including John Prine, Ani DiFranco, Greg Brown, Michelle Shocked, and more.

Planet Bluegrass is sponsoring a contest, open to Rucksack subscribers and CMC Facebook members, for two FREE Folks Fest 3-day Passes plus Camping at Meadow Park (a $320 value). Just click here to register The winners will be announced on Thursday, July 22.

This year, the Colorado Mountain Club is part of an expanded kids’ program at both RockyGrass and Folks Fest. As always, kids 12 and under are free for all Planet Bluegrass festivals with a paying adult. Visit Planet Bluegrass at for tickets and more information about all of their festivals. And stop by the CMC booth at the Rockygrass festival, July 23-25. We'll have programming for kids including stream ecology, slack lining, knot tying, and lightning safety!

Mid Summer Special 50% Off Summer Opportunities for Kids!

Mid Summer Special 50% Off Summer Opportunities for Kids!
CMC has a variety of summer adventure day camps for youth. Rock Climbing, hiking, and nature study are part of the fun! Register today.