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12th Annual Beacon Bowl and Avalanche Awareness Day
Saturday, February 08, 2014
To benefit the CAIC
The Beacon Bowl is an event developed by the Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol to teach and test skills for the backcountry.
Below are the results and details for the 2013 Beacon Bowl. We look forward to updating you on the 2014 Beacon Bowl later in the season!
We raised over $10,000 for the CAIC in 2013!! Thank you to everyone who joined us for this awesome day! Lets raise more for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center in 2014!
1) Justin Laughney (1:50)
2) Matt Lundy (2:13)
3) Jeremy Dobish (3:06)
Pro division (2 beacons)
1) Tony Cammarata (A-Basin) (3:22)
2) Sam Simon (Breckenridge) (3:25)
3) Brian York (A-Basin) (5:30)
Patrol will start the day at 9:15 a.m. with Beacon Bowl competitions for recreational and pro levels.
Free beacon clinics with A-Basin ski patrol, CAIC personnel and other vendors will take place from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. An avalanche dog and snow pit demonstration will follow at 1:15 p.m. The competition, clinics and demonstrations will take place on mountain at the base of the Lenawee Mountain Lift.
A $25 registration fee for the Beacon Bowl competition will be donated to the CAIC and will include a raffle ticket, a beverage and a slice of pizza at the après ski party. Participate in A-Basin's Companion Rescue Workshop on Friday, February 7th and receive a $5 entry fee discount. Beacon Bowl participants must have a lift ticket or pass. Participants can purchase a discounted lift ticket ($69) when they register.
Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the A-Frame on the day of the event. On-line registration will be available on the A-Basin E-Store.
If you need to rent equipment, Wilderness Sports has beacons, shovels, probes and ski equipment available. Shop hours are 9:00am-7:00pm. The Dillon store is located at 701 E. Anemone Trail; their phone number is 970.468.5687.
Incredible prizes will be awarded to each division of the Beacon Bowl competition. A raffle, silent auction and live auction will be held for lift tickets, season passes, Avalanche hockey tickets, Nuggets basketball tickets, concert tickets, beacons, packs, probes, shovels and other gear.
The après ski party and live auction will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the A-Frame. Participation in the competition is not required to attend the party sponsored by New Belgium. Pizza and beer sales will also be donated to the CAIC.