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Crested Butte Beacon Brush Up

Beacon Brush Up

December 9, 2017 All day

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

Join the CBAC in the 6th Annual Beacon Brush Up at Crested Butte Community School. All skill levels invited and encouraged to attend. Presented by Irwin Guides.

Sign up at Awareness Night or just show up day of!

Schedule of Events

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

Are your rescue skills dialed?