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Author Topic: 5th Annual PCAD (pinnacles Climber Appreciation Days  (Read 711 times)
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« on: September 10, 2017, 03:39:10 PM »

We are almost ready for the 5th Annual 2017 Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Days!
What do we need? We need you to REGISTER!!!
 
Register by October 13th to be guaranteed a spot at www.pcad.rocks
Please be aware that the term ticket or tix on the registration site refers to raffle tickets
 
 
5th Annual PINNACLES CLIMBER APPRECIATION DAYS
Friday October 20th - Sunday Oct 22nd, 2017


 
    

LEND A HAND, FLEX YOUR MUSCLES, WIN SOME PRIZES!
Volunteer to help restore and improve climber access paths and staging areas at one of your favorite Pinnacles crags.
A non-refundable $10 (kids/students) or $15 (adults) registration fee will hold your spot and give you the following benefits: Park admission, group camping, Saturday night BBQ, Gear Raffle (1 raffle ticket included, more can be purchased), commemorative T-Shirt, a chance to bid on live auction items and climbing on Sunday. WOW!
Fees will also help fund ongoing rebolting of anchors and routes within the park.
 
Join Friends of Pinnacles, Pinnacles NP Foundation, the California Wildlands Grassroots Fund of Rose Foundation, the Access Fund, the American Alpine Club, Mountain Tools and Pacific Edge Climbing Gym in support of the Pinnacles Trail Crew at our newest National Park.
 
You are guaranteed to learn new skills, make new friends and have loads of fun!
Social & BBQ w/ Gear Raffle & Live Auction will be held on Saturday evening.
 
If you haven’t already, make sure to share/pass this along to all your climbing partners and friends. Join us for some camaraderie and fun.
 
Thanks for your support.
 
Register by October 13th to be guaranteed a spot at www.pcad.rocks
Please be aware that the term ticket or tix on the registration site refers to raffle tickets
 
Registration is limited to 75 participants and spots will go fast.

If you have any questions you can email JC at geojcook@comcast.net

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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2017, 03:34:34 PM »


Doesn't anyone talk about Pinnacles anymore?!  Laugh Out Loud Yes Nod Thumb Up Dude Smile Wink Grin

We still have about 10 spots left - get 'em while they're HOT!
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2017, 03:12:44 PM »

Doesn't anyone talk about Pinnacles anymore?!  Laugh Out Loud Yes Nod Thumb Up Dude Smile Wink Grin

There's been entirely too much IT talk on the forum lately.
It's that time and the weather is looking good. Fri 66, Sat 75, Sun 84, lows in the 40s
Be there or be Square.

So glad I don't recognize seasons or carry an iphone while I am climbing.

There may never be another Summer of Mud but it's moss and choss for me Jack  Yes Nod Thumb Up Dude Crazy Out Prrr
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2017, 03:24:49 PM »

And while we are on the subject of mud loyalty, just a reminder if you haven't already marked your calendars.
I reserved a prime group site last year for the MoM this April. Site 127.
We already talked about this last year but that is a long time - especially for those of us a bit long in the tooth.
It's the weekend of 4-20 Dude  Laugh Out Loud Yes Nod Thumb Up Dude Ihih Crazy
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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2017, 08:12:10 AM »

The event was a big success!

Thanks to everyone for participating and thank you for all your donations to such a worthwhile cause.

I am unlocking this thread so folks can comment and post pictures.
Thread-jackers will be severely punished!
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2017, 10:29:51 AM »

Day 1 – Gavin and Alacia took Rosie for some cave cleanup





Rosie!!!





End of the day – no slim pickens





Day 2 – work continues at Teaching Rock – Talg says it’s hammer time





Hauling some choice choss to the work site at Teaching Rock





More Teaching Rock







Auction and raffle



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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2017, 03:14:25 PM »


Gavin finally made it out to Crud and Mud  Thumb Up Dude Yes Nod Big Grin Ihih
Workin' the magic of Mud Diamond





Looking for the last bolt from the sweet stance above the bulge  Yes Nod Arf

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« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2017, 08:12:54 PM »

Nice!

I hope Gavin didn't find the hidden stash of beer down there.....
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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017, 07:35:05 AM »

Day 1 getting started with lugging materials to the work sites  Eeeeek Crazy Arf





Clink arrives at the Unmentionable cutoff with a stout load  Thumb Up Dude Smile Wink Grin





Yosomighty takes a break at Teaching Rock





Yosomighty, clink and Talg tackle Teaching Rock construction





Getting the nod from John Donham





Back at camp after day 1 Yosomighty transitions to bartender  Ihih





Day 2 and the Tuff Chix crew works on some brushing for Gertie’s approach  Arf





Tuff Chix crew  Thumb Up Dude Thumb Up Dude





Day 3 we had a big group at Crud and Mud - Mackenzie puts her laser focus on Here’s Mud in Your Eye  Yes Nod Smile Wink Grin Ihih


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« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2017, 06:56:05 PM »

Well, if no one else is going to state the obvious, that was a great, great job by the PCAD committee.

The PCAD is meant to get things done. And that happened. It's supposed to have fun elements. That definitely happened. Just the right amount of each. Thanks to great planning and hard work.

Well done.
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« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2017, 07:08:08 PM »

 Thumb Up Dude Thumb Up Dude
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« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2017, 07:37:42 PM »

 
 James and John did a fantastic job of directing the operations. Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: October 25, 2017, 11:16:32 AM »

Here's 3 shots from Bruce's trash crew - nice work!  Thumb Up Dude Smile Wink Grin





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« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2017, 02:38:54 PM »

dirty skivvies, AAACCCcccckkkkkkkk
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« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2017, 06:45:57 AM »

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dirty skivvies, AAACCCcccckkkkkkkk

 Blunderwear. Concerto grosso.

 
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« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2017, 02:27:04 PM »

dirty skivvies, AAACCCcccckkkkkkkk

One man's dirty skivvies is another man's booty. 
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« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2017, 02:44:52 PM »

One man's dirty skivvies is another man's booty. 

someone else can shake that booty...
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« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2017, 03:09:15 PM »


Aesop just rolled over.
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« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2017, 08:15:03 PM »

I'll have to place some "easter eggs" for next year's clean-up.

Maybe an Abalone shell or two, fake Spanish doubloons and some other random items I can think of...like that can of peanut brittle that you open and snakes jump out at you....

I take it no oyster shells were found this year?
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« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2017, 08:18:10 PM »

Nice job crud cleaners! Thanks to the organizers, that was a fun time!
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