Chris Pruchnic died ice climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park in 2010. He was the AAC Front Range Section Chair and an avid adventurer passionate about climbing, SCUBA diving, and foreign travel. The purpose of this grant is to encourage and support climbers living in the AAC’s Rocky Mountain Region to obtain a Wilderness First Responder certification in an effort to increase their independence and knowledge of safe practices, provide help to those in need and promote safety in general to fellow climbers. 

To apply, you must be a climber living in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Grant awards are to be used specifically for WFR certification courses.

Application Deadline:
February 15