Here’s the latest newsletter from the BHCC.
“Black Hills Climbing Coalition
The next meeting of the BHCC will be 7 pm Wednesday, September 15, at Dublin Square in Rapid City.
We had a great turnout for Pin Fest. Thanks to everyone who put up ropes, and thanks to everyone else who came out and climbed.
Don’t forget Beans and Biners will be held Saturday, Sept 11th at the South Seas at Mount Rushmore.
Park in the Wrinkle Rock pullout. The first ropes start going up usually around 9:00 or so and remain up till around 4 or 5 pm. Open to all climbers. Bring food or snacks to share. Anyone want to volunteer to make chili??
Our only drill is wearing out. The chuck wobbles slightly, and the spindle and armature need replacing. We bought the drill a few years ago on ebay (maybe $300-350?). It was cheaper, but it hasn’t lasted that long. A new Hilte is $1,000. Do we buy used again, or go new? Anyone have a contractor connection to get a buddy deal? If anyone wants to make a drill donation, send a check (c/o BHCC, PO Box 2103 Rapid City, SD 57709).
Devils Tower trail work/climb//barbeque is Sept 25.
Climb Hard and Climb Safe.
Bruce B. Junek – Newsletter Editor”