Posted by: sanyaandersenvie | August 17, 2011

Climbing for Kids raises more than $51K; event photos online

On Friday morning, first-time climbers and experienced mountaineers reached the summit of Mount Bierstadt to raise money for The Kempe Foundation and Children’s Hospital Colorado during the 6th Annual IP5280’s Climbing for Kids.  To date, the climbers have raised more than $51,000 for the two causes.  Even though the event is over, fundraising will continue until October 1.  Photos from the event are available on the Climb’s Facebook page at:

For more details on this year’s event, visit

Kempe Klimbers 2011

Kempe Klimbers 2011

Group on summit
Group on summit

The night before the event, KMGH 7 aired a story on one of the climbers participating in Friday’s climb.  Click here to watch the story.

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