HORSE PENS 40 PARK ---- Steele, AL. "The South's Best Kept Secret"

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HP40 BOULDERING BETA

>> Click here to download HP40 Parental Waiver <<

 
Legal notice: HP40 management and staff reserves the right, solely at their discretion, to refuse, curtail, revoke, or deny any admission, discount, or service to anyone at any time, for any reason, with no reason required to be stated. According to the situation causing the action to occur, and the attitude of the parties involved, a refund may be denied or not offered. All admission fees, user fees, camping fees, discounts, group rates, or any other rates or services are offered or accepted solely at the discretion of HP40 management and staff, and may be changed, ended, revoked or denied at any time, with no reason required to be stated, with or without a refund given.
 
 
<>  Horse Pens 40  <>  Steele, AL. 35987  <> 
<>  256-538-7439   <>   horsepens40@aol.com   <>   
 
 
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Remember:
Horse Pens 40 is a "LEAVE NO TRACE" park !!
Thanks for your help and cooperation.
 
 
 
Attn. Climbers:
Thanks to all of you who have generously donated items to our Gear Recycling Program. These items help us reduce our costs and keep our prices down. Thanks for your consideration and your generosity.
 
Horse Pens 40 still needs your old ropes.
Long or short, small or large, thick or thin, we can use them all.
 
Old carabiners and other hardware that are taken out-of-service can be used in non-critical applications as well.
 
We especially need STATIC LINE.  Please donate your retired climbing (or any other) ropes or cord to HP40 for utility and other uses around the park. We use these ropes for tying down, binding, pulling trees or fencing, horse tack, etc. We can use any lengths and sizes. Also any other gear, webbing, tarps, containers, cords, etc. that we might be able to use. We do not use these items for any critical purposes, where a failure would cause injury.
 
 
Recycling these still usable items in a non-critical way can save the park a considerable amount of money, helping us keep our prices low, as well as helping preserve scarce and valuable natural resources. We appreciate it greatly, and will put these items to good use.
 
We also gladly accept your still useable pressurized fuel cylinders, and your unused Coleman fuel, etc. In addition to making your trip home much safer, donating these items also helps your fellow boulderers, and saves the fuel from being wasted. (HP40 provides this fuel for free to boulderers to be used in our rental lanterns for night climbing.)  
 
Drop them at the Country Store on your next visit! We thank you very much!!
 
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Some tips for our bouldering guests:
 
> >   Night bouldering is FREE for registered campers.   < <
 
>>   NIGHT BOULDERING WITHOUT CAMPING IS ALSO AVAILABLE    <<
 
Registered Campers may boulder at night for NO EXTRA CHARGE with no special permission necessary.
 
Night bouldering permit -- (without camping) -- = $8.00 per person
 
For day users who already paid day fee ($8.00) -- = + $3.00 per person (Until 2AM without camping)
 
Day Users must come into the office at sundown to register and pay for night bouldering. Night bouldering permission good from Sundown til 2am (later by approval only).
 
Registered Campers may boulder 24 hours a day with no special permission needed.
 
ALSO NOTE:  HP40 PRICES REQUIRE PAYMENT IN CASH -- All HP40 prices reflect a 10% discount that applies to payments made with CASH ONLY and can not be obtained through any other means of payment.
 
Add 10% to all HP40 prices if paying with any method other than cash. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHECKS!
 
DO NOT DEPEND ON OUR CREDIT CARD MACHINE TO WORK !
Our credit card machine is often unusable due to our notoriously unreliable antiquated landline phone service (We are the very last phone line in our area code, and it is a very long and tiny copper wire that goes back to the civilized world from here.)
 
    Anyway, it is a 10 mile round trip to an ATM. Be smart and bring enough cash to get you through just in case.
 
To avoid any problems and to get the best prices,
PLEASE BRING CASH ! !
 
And please remember:
 
Bouldering is the only type of climbing permitted at HP40.
 
No ropes, anchors, or 'highballing' is allowed.
 
Bouldering can be dangerous, and injuries are always possible. Please be careful!! 
 
PROPER CRASH PADS and SPOTTERS are ALWAYS REQUIRED at HP40.
 
Please climb safely whenever and wherever you climb. 
 
Horse Pens 40 and the Schultz Family can assume no responsiblity for your safety, but we do still care about you anyway.
 
 
Scroll down for more bouldering rules and beta, and more info.
 
>>> MORE RULES BELOW (near bottom of page). <<<
 
 
 

Horse Pens 40 welcomes 
BUFFALO ROCK 
as an overall sponsor!
 
And for those of you who have trouble finding it,
We also now stock
BUFFALO ROCK Ginger Ale
in the Camp Store!!!
 
You've really got to try this stuff. It is the best ginger drink ever, and it is truly a "Southern Spice". It is a unique soft drink and will help cure whatever ails you as well.
 
 
Can't find it anywhere near you?
Click below to order it direct to your home !!
 
 
Be sure to mention Horse Pens 40 when you order!
 

Please Support Our Sponsors:
Please Support Our Sponsors:
"Southern Spice" Ginger Ale since 1901

BUFFALO ROCK has been reliably reported to help cure nausea, upset stomach, chicken pox, heartburn, and more.
 
Also said (by some) to help with boredom, lethargy, ill humor, flatulence, laziness, poor attitude, drunkeness, bad moral character, grumpiness, gullability, and much more. If you drink enough, who knows, if may even help you climb better. :)
 
Try it here at Horse Pens 40
and take some  home to your friends and family!!
They may be desperately in need of a CURE!!

 

Boulder Safely!!

 

For Our Bouldering Guests:

Bouldering is by permission only. Waiver must be on file before entering the boulder area. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult AT ALL TIMES and have a Parental Waiver on file.
 
There is NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE for bouldering at this time. Please help us keep it that way.

PLEASE "LEAVE NO TRACE" OF YOUR VISIT HERE ! !


NO PETS ARE ALLOWED ON HP40 PROPERTY (outside your vehicle) EXCEPT IN THE LARGE GRASS FIELD OUTSIDE THE MIDDLE GATE !!
PETS ARE TOTALLY BANNED FROM ALL SCHEDULED EVENTS, COMPS, AND FESTIVALS !!
We love dogs (and own several), but they can unintentionally have a negative impact on the natural life in the park. Dogs must remain in your vehicle except in the designated exercise areas.
PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PET AT HOME !!
 
Boulder Pads are always required for bouldering. Rental Pads are available at the Country Store for 5.00 per day.

NO NYLON OR WIRE BRUSHES ARE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME !!!
Sandstone can be very fragile, and the natural life on the unused areas is very important to us and is strongly protected. No brushing is necessary here and we discourage even the use of natural hair brushes for applying chalk.
All cleaning of rock for new lines must be approved by our climbing guru, ADAM HENRY.

Stay on trails. No Bushwhacking!  PLEASE DO NOT STEP ON PLANTS AND MOSSES.
We have many rare, protected, threatened, and endangered species in the park. Some only live here on Chandler Mtn., and it is critical that they are preserved.

 PLEASE LEAVE NO TRACE OF YOUR VISIT ! !
 
No damaging of plants or trees or removal of rocks at base of boulders. Please do not move any rocks at all!!
All natural creatures and features, including all natural stones and sandstone, are protected here as if they are all endangered species.
No damage is acceptable, and no intentional damage will be tolerated.
 
PLEASE "LEAVE NO TRACE" OF YOUR VISIT HERE ! !

NO CAMPING, CAMPFIRES, OR STOVES ARE ALLOWED IN THE NATURE AREAS. 
All campfires must be in an established fire ring.
(For those who went to college, that means a campfire ring that is already there.)
 
No building new fire rings or moving of old ones.
 
 
NOTICE: For ecological reasons, NO GATHERING OF FIREWOOD is allowed inside the park. You are welcome to bring your own firewood or we will sell you some at a reasonable price, delivered to your campsite.
 
60% of the all the money recieved from firewood sales here goes to feed the horses in the HP40 Equine Rescue Program.
 
Where else could you go sit around a warm campfire eating s'mores and staying warm and also keep rescued horses fat and healthy at the same time?

PLEASE "LEAVE NO TRACE" OF YOUR VISIT HERE ! !

Please check our PARK RULES PAGE for more inportant rules to help preserve the park for generations to come.


Following these rules will insure that Horse pens 40 will remain open to climbing for many years to come.
Thanks for your cooperation!

Climb At Your Own Risk!



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