Aspen benefit for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center is next Saturday |

Aspen benefit for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center is next Saturday

Friends of Colorado Avalanche Information Center is proud to host “Apres at the Ale House,” a benefit for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center on March 14 at the Aspen Highlands Alehouse.

Mountain enthusiasts are invited to come out and support the avalanche center in its continued efforts of avalanche forecasting and education in the Roaring Fork Valley and throughout Colorado. The benefit will feature live music and beer from Colorado’s Aspen and Upslope Brewing companies. Additionally, raffle items will be offered from avalanche center partners Black Diamond Equipment, La Sportiva, Liberty, Mammut, Ortovox, Rab, Strafe Clothing and much more. Everyone attending the event will receive a discounted Avalanche Level 1 course from Aspen Expeditions.

What: Apres at the Alehouse

When: March 14

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Where: Highlands Alehouse, Aspen Highlands


The Colorado Avalanche Information Center strives to minimize the economic and human impact of snow avalanches on the recreation, tourism and commerce industries. Colorado has one of the most dangerous snowpacks in North America and typically accounts for one third of all avalanche fatalities in the United States. With the winter in full swing and the snowpack being incredibly tender so far, it is important that the avalanche center continues to receive support so it can provide valuable information for those venturing into the backcountry. The center could not operate without the support of its friends and regular users through funding opportunities such as this event.

The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization created to support the CAIC, while contributing to avalanche awareness and education throughout the State of Colorado. CAIC achieves this mission through donations, grants, and fundraising events.

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