Sponsors & Partners
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Special thanks to our sponsors:
National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance: exists to bring together the wilderness stewardship community into a growing network of volunteer-based organizations that provide stewardship for America's enduring resource of wilderness. IPWA has received several grants from the NWSA to help provide funding for our intern and trail project programs. Thank you for your support!
Osprey: Osprey, headquartered in Cortez, Colorado, manufactures the best-fitting, finest-quality, eco-friendly backpacks and gear for hiking, biking, commuting and travel over mountain, trail and road. Osprey has generously provided gear for our volunteer appreciation raffle and awards. Thank you for your support!
Bear Vault: BearVault®, a local company based in Louisville, Colorado manufactures bear-resistant food canisters, primarily used by backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts who carry food into bear country. Bear Vault has generously provided bear resistant food storage for our volunteer team caring for the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness areas, as well as Bear Safety education. Thank you for your support!
Eldora: Eldora Mountain Resort is skiing, snowboarding, cross-country and snowshoe friendly, located near the town of Eldora and the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Eldora's Play Forever Fund provides charitable giving to community and environmental organizations, including the IPWA! Thank you for your support!
Corptax Software Solutions: Corporate tax software solutions and services that provides Provision, Compliance, BEPS, Transfer Pricing, Entity & Data Management, & more. Thank you for being a corporate sponsor!
Lulu's BBQ: LuLu's BBQ restaurant in Louisville, Colorado, featuring Texas Hill Country style BBQ, cooked low and slow, has provided delicious eats for our IPWA volunteer picnics for several years in a row! Thank you for your support!
Front Range CPR: Front Range CPR provides community based training in First Aid, CPR and safety throughout Colorado and Wyoming. IPWA partnered with Front Range CPR to offer 16-Hour Advanced Wilderness First Aid and CPR training for volunteers at a discounted rate since 2017.
Boulder Book Store: Boulder's largest independent bookstore at the fore front of the "shop local" movement, supports community events and fundraisers including hosting the annual IPWA holiday gift wrapping event. Stop by the store December 23rd and 24th to get last minute gifts wrapped and support the IPWA!
Network Family Wellness Center: Network Family Wellness Center is the premier provider of chiropractic services in Boulder County! They hosted the "Yoga, Muffins and Mochas" event in partnership with prAna, with proceeds going to the IPWA and donated initial visit fees for new patients the same month! Thank you for your support!
prAna: A premium lifestyle clothing company that offers sustainable clothes for yoga, travel, & outdoor adventure enthusiasts. Visit the Flagship location nestled in the heart of Downtown Boulder on the historic Pearl Street mall. In 2018 and 2019, prAna held several fundraisers for local non-profits including the IPWA. Also special thanks to co-sponsor Boulder Hiker Chicks, a local group of women who get together to hike and organize over 40 events a year ( find out more at www.facebook.com/boulderhikerchicks).
Single Track Explorers: A small outdoor recreation company based in Boulder, Colorado, specializing in organizing running camps and races in Colorado's Front Range. In 2018 they held the Sourdough Trail Marathon, with donations going to the IPWA. Thank you for your support!
Also special thanks to our trail & program partners:
The U.S. Forest Service Boulder Ranger District (USFS BRD): partners since 1985 in protecting and preserving the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness Areas. The mission of the Forest Service is “to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.” The IPWA partners with the USFS through a "Memo of Understanding" (MOU), which defines our joint roles, responsibilities and working relationship.
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMR): all-volunteer organization trained and equipped for search and rescue on mountainous terrain and in all weather conditions. IPWA coordinates with RMR during winter patrol season for trail patrols and all-year-round for rescue operations.
Bryan Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol (BMNSP): Nordic ski patrol at Eldora Mountain Resort, Rocky Mountain National Park at Wild Basin, and more than 40 trails along the Peak to Peak Highway in the Boulder Ranger District, helping to prevent injury and accidents before they occur as well as to help people injured, lost, or having any troubles of any kind in the Front Range backcountry. IPWA coordinates with BMNSP during winter patrol season for trail patrols.
University of Northern Colorado - Center for Urban Education: Since 2018, IPWA partnered with UNC's Center for Urban Education to create a pilot program to reach out to undergraduates students who are training to become teachers and create a "Wilderness Teach-the-Teachers" program. The goal of program is to expose student teachers from diverse backgrounds to wilderness ethics and environmental conservation principles, so that they can in turn inspire and teach the next generation.
Rocky Mountain Conservancy Conservation Corps (RMC-CC): RMC-CC crews work side by side with park and forest service teams in Rocky Mountain National Park and National Forests constructing and maintaining trails, restoring historic buildings and learning from an expert park and forest managers. IPWA has partnered with RMC-CC on trail projects within the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness areas.