Community support is an essential part of our mission. Pine Needle Mountaineering isn't just a place to go in search of the latest outdoor gear or new brand apparel, we're a resource for our community. Below are a list of our community partners. Click the image for more information about each partner.
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER (CAIC)
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has a mission to provide avalanche information, education and promote research for the protection of life, property and the enhancement of the state's economy. Find out more.
FRIENDS OF THE SAN JUANS
Friends of the San Juans (FOSJ) is a grassroots collective of backcountry enthusiasts committed to providing avalanche awareness and education for winter backcountry users in the San Juan Mountains. Find out more.
DURANGO NORDIC CENTER AT PURGATORY
Durango Nordic Center at Purgatory offers our community a great opportunity to Nordic ski in some of the most stunning terrain in Colorado. Find out more.
GREAT OLD BROADS FOR WILDERNESS
Great Old Broads has been working to preserve and protect wilderness since 1989. A grassroots organization, lead by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands. Find out more.
KNOW THE SNOW FUND
The Know the Snow Fund, aims to bring awareness and education to the backcountry skiing setting. Offering scholarships to AIARE Certified Level 1 classes in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Find out more.
SAN JUAN CITIZENS ALLIANCE
San Juan Citizens Alliance advocates for clean air, pure water, and healthy lands – the foundations of resilient communities, ecosystems and economies in the San Juan Basin. Find out more.
Durrango Trails 2000 plans, builds and maintains trails, educates trail users, and encourages connectivity on roads, paths and trails. Find out more.
VALLECITO NORDIC CLUB
Vallecito Nordic Ski Club provides a groomed, winter recreational trail system for use by non-motorized outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities through recreation, education and community-building. Find out more.