IAFF Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs.
We have a contingency of Fire Hogs heading to Colorado. If you are thinking of going, BOOK YOUR ROOMS NOW! We will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn-Airport. Call 719 622-0300 and ask for the IAFF rate of $178 a night. If you go online, it shows the hotel as sold out so call and ask for the IAFF rooms. We will be joining the IAFF riders on the 15th for a day ride and then again for the ceremonies on the 16th. The Fire Hogs will be leaving for CO on the morning of the 9/12 from Victorville HD at 0800 hrs. first stop will be Beaver Utah 410 miles, next stop is Gunnison CO 411 miles, then on the 14th it is a 200-mile ride going through the Monarch Pass into Colorado springs. We will leave on the morning of the 17th stopping at Beaver Utah- 592 miles on the 17th and then home 410+ miles. There are lots of available hotels in Beaver and Gunnison. Fire Hog Coordinators include SDFD Mike Merriken (928 515-4219), SDFD Dave Allen (619 920-4811), and LAFD Darin Evans(951 440-3355). Contact them for more details.