Pray For Snow!!

Join us on Saturday, October 20th at the I Bar Ranch in Gunnison for the Pray for Snow party!

FREE

2018 AJ Uphill/Downhill

44th Anual Al Johnson Photos – FREE, but consider making a donation to the CBAC.  We’d appreciate it!

2018 AJ RESULTS

Al Johnson Race 2018

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The 44th Annual Al Johnson Uphill/ Downhill Telemark Race honors the roots of skiing in Crested Butte, and benefits the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.  “We Do It Every Day”

Join the Crested Butte Avalanche Center in honoring the true roots of skiing in Crested Butte, the way Al Johnson, our USPS mailman did it.  With free heels.

NEW THIS SEASON!!!

Help the Crested Butte Avalanche Center raise necessary funds to keep the forecasting going EVERY DAY, ALL WINTER LONG.  Use the power of social media and share our mission with your friends.  Prizes will be awarded for most money raised by a team and most money raised by an individual!

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You can also still register in person at the Alpineer until March 16, and the day of the race at the Brick during bib pick up between 8 and 9:30am the morning of the race.

GoDeeper Beer Tasting

 

January 26th, 2018. 6-9 p.m.
Mallardi Theater at the Old Town Hall bus stop in Crested Butte.
In its 5th year of outrageous fun.  Copious amounts of delicious beer on tap. Satisfy your taste buds and support the CBAC!
$25 Entry, $20 for CBAC Members.

Raffle!  And Members Only Raffle!

 

Beacon Brush Up

Saturday, December 9, 2017
9am-3pm PRACTICE AVALANCHE RESCUE @ Crested Butte Community School, Crested Butte
3pm-6pm AFTER PARTY @ the Alpineer, Crested Butte

Bring your avalanche rescue gear; bring your partners! It’s FREE.

Register in advance at Avalanche Awareness Night to reserve your timeslot, or come at 9AM to sign-up on the day of the event.

Working in small groups, refresh your avalanche rescue skills solving multiple rescue scenarios. Beacon manufacturers will be on hand with demo gear to try out, and to offer personalized coaching in the beacon practice.

At the end of the day, join us for an After Party at the Alpineer with a great participant raffle, beer, and special offers:

15% off avalanche rescue gear* for Brush Up participants, 20% off CBAC members!!!  *some restrictions apply

 

Avalanche Awareness Night

“Oh Yeah – It’s Back!!!”

Friday, December 8, 2017
Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Mt Crested Butte.

Doors open at 5:00, Program starts at 6:00.  $5 at the door. CBAC members get in FREE.

Join the Crested Butte Avalanche Center on Friday December 8th, 2017 for the 14th Annual Avalanche Awareness Night at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Mt. Crested Butte.

You know it, this night is the biggest fundraiser of the year for your local avalanche center.  Beer, pizza, avalanche education, comedy, all your best friends, CBAC logo apparel, a humongous raffle (and Haffle!).  Don’t miss out on the best early season kickoff party in the Gunnison Valley.

Go Deeper Beer Tasting Event

February 10, 2017. 7-10 p.m.
Brick Oven Pizzeria
In its 4th year of outrageous fun.  Copious amounts of delicious beer on tap. Satisfy your taste buds and support the CBAC!
$25 Entry, $20 for CBAC Members.

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Presented by the Brick Oven Pizzeria and Pub

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Avalanche Awareness Night

December 2nd, 2016
Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Mt Crested Butte.

Doors open at 5:00, Program starts at 6:00.  $5 at the door. CBAC members get in FREE.

Join the Crested Butte Avalanche Center on December 2nd, 2016 for the 14th Annual Avalanche Awareness Night at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Mt. Crested Butte.

Avalanche Awareness Night is the biggest fundraiser of the year for your local avalanche center. There will be avalanche education topics covered by the CBAC forecasters and guest speakers, beer, pizza, a blistering raffle, and an all-around good time.

Presented by Kooler Painting and Garage Doors

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Beacon Brush Up

Crested Butte Community School
December 3rd, 2016

FREE backcountry rescue and survival skills, followed by beer and gear at the Alpineer.

Join the CBAC in the 5th Annual Beacon Brush Up at Crested Butte Community School.  All skill levels invited and encouraged to attend.  Presented by Irwin Guides.

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Schedule of Events  (Sign up at Awareness Night or just show up day of)

  • 9:00 – 10:00. Brand Specific Beacon Demo and Training from Ortovox, BCA, and Pieps.
  • 10:00 – 3:00  Beacon Park practice area.  Hands on training from the pros.
  • 10:00-3:00.  Rescue scenarios (~15 – 30 minutes each) to challenge you and your partners through all aspects of backcountry rescue.
  • 10:00-3:00. Emergency survival skills. Rescue sleds, backcountry shelters, pack contents, etc
  • 3:00-6:00.  Food, beer, and discounted gear at the Alpineer
  • 4:00 Raffle at the Alpineer.  Tickets awarded for participation.

Are your rescue skills dialed?

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Beacon Brushup Raffle!

Beacon Brushup Raffle!

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42nd Annual Al Johnson Race

Uphill Downhill Telemark Ski Race
March 20, 2016. Races start at noon.
The action and after party all go down at CBMR.
The “AJ” is quintessential Crested Butte: costumes, telemark skiing, extreme terrain, and lots of fun!

Proceeds benefit the CBAC. Details and registration here: www.aljohnsonrace.net

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