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Then and Now: Avalanches & C-RAD

Event Info

Join the Historic Park & Museum for a special après ski event on March 21, 2023, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Adventure Park Day Lodge. We are joining forces with Hunter Mortensen, Senior Manager of Ski Patrol at Breckenridge Ski Resort to raise funds for Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment, or C-RAD for short. Ticket information is below. All funds from ticket sales will be donated to C-RAD.

Hunter will share his knowledge on avalanches, backcountry safety, and mitigation techniques ski patrol uses to protect you on the mountain. C-RAD will be on-site to answer questions, share safety tips, and talk about the impact their organization has on our community. Next Page Books & Nosh will also join us with books on back country safety for sale. There may even be one or two avalanche dogs!

Museum staff is also unveiling a new micro exhibit on two historic avalanche cycles in Summit County. The semi-permanent exhibit will be located in the Adventure Park Day Lodge as part of the Museum’s mission to connect past and present events in our modern spaces.

Appetizers will be on site. Drinks can be purchased through the Adventure Park Day Lodge Cafe.


$10 per ticket. All funds from ticket sales will be donated to C-RAD.


Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge
621 Recreation Way
Frisco, CO 80443

A photograph of a dog lying in the snow with pink googles on and a camo hat with the CRAD logo
A photograph of a man and a dog. The man is dressed in a bright red coat with black ski pants wearing goggles, a helmet, and a large backpack. The dog is medium size with yellow hair and wearing a red harness.

About C-RAD

Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment, or C-RAD for short, combines the skill, expertise, and stamina of search and rescue and avalanche deployment teams to expedite the rescue of an avalanche victim. C-RAD a validating organization that provides training opportunities and a deployment resource for counties through out the state of Colorado to utilize during all stages of avalanche search and rescue.

As a growing 501(c)3 organization with nearly 100 members across Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho, C-RAD exists to cultivate, inspire, and produce dog teams for successful avalanche search and rescue in the mountains of Colorado. These volunteer teams combine traditional search and rescue methods with specialized avalanche deployment systems to expedite rescue of avalanche victims.

Learn more about C-RAD and the important work they are doing in our community here.

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