Don Lawrie Photo Member #: 23
Member Year: 1940
Don Lawrie
Bio Summary
Community Activity Summary
Occupation Summary
AdAmAn Service
I was member and president 1943 - 1950—seven years. Am permanent trail master. Also designed the AdAmAn pin.
Fishing, hunting, golf—most any sport
Climbing Experience Summary
All around and over Pikes Peak, Mt. Baldy and the Cripple Creek area.


Bio Detail
Community Activity Detail
Occupation Detail
I went to work for Mr. Spencer Penrose on the Pikes Peak Auto Highway in 1922 and worked up there off and on until the city took over the highway in April, 1948. We started skiing up there in 1935 and developed the area around Glen Cove, I was president of the Pikes Peak Ski Club for several years. In 1948 I went to work for the City of Colorado Springs as Superintendent of the Pikes Peak Auto Highway. In 1955 Mr. John Biery, City Manager and Mr. James Murray, Head of the Public Works Department, had me come down and take over the Street Department as Superintendent. I held this position until I retired November 1, 1966.
Climbing Experience Detail
All around and over Pikes Peak, Mt. Baldy and the Cripple Creek area.


Memories From First Climb
Memories From First Member Year
Memories of Family
Favorite Memories from Climbing Fourteeners
Memories from Favorite Mountain Climb
Memories of Favorite Gear
Memories of Worst Gear Failure