Calendar


2014 Climbing Calendar

More events being added - check back often! scroll down to see full year.

OC/Open Climbs: Introductory sessions open to ages 7-95 in good health. We provide gear and instruction on how to go up, come down, hang out, and have fun! More info.                (No further skills instruction. See BTCC below to learn to climb on your own.)

What to wear for a Climb: Long pants and socks required to protect from bark and branches even in hot weather, and sturdy shoes (NO SANDALS or FLIP-FLOPS). Long sleeves are recommended. Good-fitting gloves recommended, any type, not too sticky or slippery. 

Some exertion is involved in this sport-- a basic level of fitness is required.

Anytime

BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Evergreen - Learn to climb on your own!     Click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule. Can be customed scheduled for 1-4 people. 

Private group climb for Birthdays, Company retreats/team building, Family gatherings, etc. call or email to schedule or for questions. Min. 8 climbers/$30 ea. or $240.

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January - March

March.  Jax Outdoor Gear, Lafayette (main entrance) - 6 - 8 pm - Talk/demo on Recreational Tree Climbing

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April

6.     Lafayette Recreation - (generally, the 1st Sunday of every month May-Oct.) - OC*

12.   Longmont Recreation (activity #226021) - (generally, the 2nd Saturday of every month through Nov.) - OC* 

19.   South Platte Park - Littleton (generally, the 3rd Sunday of every month through Nov., except April/Easter) - OC*

19.   Birthday Climb - PC. Following above SPP climb, Littleton.

BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Evergreen - click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule

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May

4.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

10.  Longmont Recreation (activity #226021) - OC* 

18.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC* (+Birthday Climb 2:30pm)

31.  PLT Workshop - South Platte Park, Littleton

26 - June 4 Training Week (BTCC, SRT, or Facilitators) Evergreen - click here for more info on the courses, click here to schedule, call 303.877.1870 or email for questions.

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June

1.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

5.    First Congregational Church Arts Camp - Highlands Camp - PC* (Noon start)

6.    Ken Caryl Parks and Recreation (search for course #28186)- 11:00-1:30/2-3:30 (double) - OC* 

8.    Golden Recreation - Noon - OC*

14.  Longmont Recreation (activity #326021) - OC* 

15.  South Platte Park - Littleton, OC*

24.  The Spot, teen camp - Longmont 11:00 - PC*

28, 29. BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course) - Longmont (Click here for more info.)

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July

1.    PLT Workshop - Prospect Park greenbelt, Wheatridge

5.    Golden Recreation (activity #24003)- Noon - OC*

6.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

8.    Adaptive climbing  - SPP - PC

11.  Ken Caryl Parks and Recreation (search for course #28187) - 11:00-1:30/2-3:30 (double) - OC* 

12.  Longmont Recreation (activity #326021) - OC* 

20.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC*

26, 27 BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), South Platte Park (Click here for more info.)

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August

2.    PLT Workshop - Cal-wood, Jamestown

3.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

8.    Ken Caryl Parks and Recreation (search for course #28188) - 11:00-1:30/2-3:30 (double) - OC* 

9.    Longmont Recreation (activity #326021) - OC* 

16.  Golden Recreation (activity #24003) - Noon - OC*

17.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC*

22, 24.  BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Lafayette Recreation (Click here for more info.)

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September

6.    RTC Presentation at Jeffco Library - 3pm (1 hour)

7.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

13.  Longmont Recreation (activity #426021) - OC* 

14.  Golden Recreation (activity #24003-4) - Noon - OC*

16-21 Combined BTCC/Facilitators  South Platte Park- (culminates with OC on the 21st)

21.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC*

BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Evergreen - click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule

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October

1-5. Annual Recreational Tree Climbers Rendezvous, St. Louis, MO 

11.  Longmont Recreation (activity #426021) - OC* 

17.  UCCS - Forestry Class - Demo

18.  Golden Recreation (reschedule of 10/12, activity #24003-5) - Noon - OC*

19.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC*

BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Evergreen - click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule

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November

2.    Lafayette Recreation - 12:30 pm - OC*

8.    Longmont Recreation (activity #426021) - OC* 

16.  South Platte Park   Littleton, OC*

BTCC (Basic Tree Climbing Course), Evergreen - click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule

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December - nada

Facilitated program climbing season generally goes from Vernal Equinox-Thanksgiving
BTCC and training season is year-round, weather permitting. Click here for more info on the course, and click here to schedule

KEY:

* OC  Open Climb:  Open to the public.  Register through the listed partner agency. We will attempt to provide links to partner's registration pages.

* PC Private Climb:  Not open to the public.  

* FC  Festival Climb: Open to the public, register at the tree climbing location.

2014 - 

Evergreen P&R District

Ken Caryl P&R District

Lookout Mountain

Wheat Ridge

Girl Scouts  



Twin cottonwoods at Ken Caryl Ranch - How many climbers can you spot?

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