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It’s early, but never too late to Help the Colorado Avalanche Information Center

CAIC Benefit Bash, November 8 5-10pm at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center

Join the Friends of the CAIC for the premier fundraising party of the season! There will be a huge silent auction to help you gear up. Great food and beverages will help fuel your adventures. Test your early-season conditioning by dancing to the band. This event will sell out, so get your tickets when they become available on the CAIC website.

First Frost, November 7 6:30-11:30pm at the Denver Press Club

First Frost is Denver’s premier winter kick-off event. Hosted at the historic Denver press club, First Frost is a celebration of the Colorado winter experience. Featuring winter images from the best photographers in the state, this formal evening benefits the educational, forecasting and informational programs of the Colorado avalanche information center as well as the preservation of the Press Club’s historic building and facilities.

Colorado Snow Avalanche Workshop

The 13th annual Colorado Snow Avalanche Workshop (CSAW) will take place on Friday, October 17. We are moving to a new, spacious venue at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. We are inviting speakers from around Colorado and North America. This is a one-day professional development seminar for people working in avalanche safety to learn and discuss new ideas, techniques and technologies with their colleagues. The meeting is intended for ski patrollers, avalanche forecasters, road maintenance personnel, ski guides, avalanche education instructors, undergraduate and graduate students, and applied researchers, but the meeting is open to anyone.

Registration begins September 1, and will be $25 in advance and $40 at the door. Special lodging rates in and around Breckenridge will be available.

We will update the CSAW web page with the speaker list, registration links, and lodging rates by September 1. Check the page for the latest details: http://avalanche.state.co.us/about-us/events/13th-annual-colorado-snow-avalanche-workshop/

 

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