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Crested Butte Avalanche Center Events

Every year, the Crested Butte Avalanche Center always hosts an Avalanche Awareness night. This is usually chock-full of various presentations that are related to snow safety. Being that it’s the beginning of the season, and the snowpack is touchy as it usually it, this is a great event for every backcountry user to attend.

Whether you’re a beginner in the backcountry. or an expert, the CBAC Avalanche Awareness night has something for you. The event will be held at Mountaineer Square, at the base of the ski area, on Friday Dec. 4th. Doors open at 5:00, but the event starts at 6 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door and any proceeds go to CBAC.

Be sure to be safe in the backcountry!  Get the gear, get the training, get the forecast AND attend the CBAC Avalanche Awareness night!
Be sure to be safe in the backcountry! Get the gear, get the training, get the forecast AND attend the CBAC Avalanche Awareness night!

Have you done your beacon practice yet?

While you’re at it, join the CBAC for the Beacon Brush-up 2.0 on Sat. Dec. 5th at the Crested Butte Community School Multi-purpose Room. Events start at 9 am and last until about 3 pm, where the venue then shifts to the Alpineer for a few more hours. Events include brand-specific beacon demo and training from Ortovox, BCA, Mammut, and Pieps, beacon practice, two rescue scenarios, digging competition, rescue sled competition, and more.

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Get Avy-Savvy! Attend the Crested Butte Avalanche Awareness Night on Dec. 4th, followed by the Beacon Brush-up the next day!
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