May 23, 2016

2016 Red River Gorge Trips


Here is some info I gathered for the "The Red"

Please fill out this medical authorization form and email/fax/hand to Tom.

Accommodations

Miguel's Pizza & Rock Climbing
1890 Natural Bridge Road
Slade, KY 40376

(606) 663-1975
http://www.miguelspizza.com/
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/NaWBA

Up to date info and photos:
PRG Expeditions Facebook page

Gear List
Items to Bring (Limit one Duffle Bag, 1 Day Pack, 1 Sleeping Bag/ person)

Required

  • Climbing Gear- Shoes, - Harness, - Chalk Bag, -Belay Device, - Locking Carabiner
  • Tent (arrange to share before we leave)
  • Sleeping Bag and Pillow
  • Sleeping Pad
  • 2 One Liter Water Bottles
  • Day Pack (2500 cubic inches or larger)
  • Towel
  • Sneakers
  • Bathing Suit
  • Eating Utensils- Fork, Spoon, Knife, Plate
  • Rain Jacket
  • Toiletries
  • At least 4 changes of clothing (cotton or wicking material)
    - Include at least one pair of shorts and 1 pair of long pants
  • Warm jacket, sweater, sweatshirt
  • Flashlight
  • Duffle Bag (for clothes, etc)
 Recommended
  • Light Hiking Boots (regular hiking boots are also okay)
  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Old Sneakers (for wading)
  • Reading material
  • Headlamp (replaces the flashlight)
  • Spending money (at parents' discretion)
  • Energy bars (Clif Bars, Power Bars, etc)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Additional Climbing Gear (Rope, Quickdraws, Grigri)
  • Camp Chair (Crazy Creek or comparable)
Notes on Food
The cost of food per day will cover breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which will be prepared at the campground each day by the campers. It will also cover at least 2 meals out. Kids are encouraged to bring extra money for snacks and sundry, and potential rainy day activities (such as the movies)

Tom and DR's cell numbers are available on the Team PRG facebook page under //files/PRG Summer Expedition Gear List.  Cell signals are variable, texting may work better.

USAC Climber's Briefing

This Climber's Briefing is issued by USA Climbing. Please read it thoroughly and notice the items in RED. If you don't already know...