Join ANPR members Oct. 22-26, 2014, at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. Only three miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, the location promises spectacular scenery, abundant opportunities for outdoor exploration and lots more. It’s the perfect setting for a conference about national parks and the people who protect them.
Keynote speakers during the conference will include:
Workshops and field trips
Field trips and workshops will be a highlight of this year's Rendezvous program. Confirmed trips include:
ANPR is sponsoring a used gear drive to support Big City Mountaineers, a nonprofit organization that runs hiking and backpacking programs nationwide to help introduce kids to the outdoors. Please bring or ship these items to the YMCA of the Rockies during Ranger Rendezvous: jackets, outdoor clothes, base layers, backpacks and day packs, water bottles, flashlights or head lamps, tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cameras, GoPros and cooking gear.
We can't accept skis, snowboards or climbing gear.
Donations must be received at the YMCA no later than Oct. 23. Help ANPR support a good cause, and clean up your closet at the same time.
As in past years, we plan to provide several training sessions at the upcoming Ranger Rendezvous. Confirmed training opportunities include: