Latest Past Events

Meet Your Forecasters and Discuss this Season’s Snowpack!

Bridge 99 Brewery 63063 Layton Ave, Bend

It’s a job that requires long hours and early mornings, dedication, and it is weighted with a high-stakes responsibility — of course, it doesn’t hurt that part of the job description is backcountry skiing on many of our beloved Central Oregon mountains and peaks. We’re talking about COAC’s forecasters! Interested in hearing a recap of […]

COAC Know Before You Go

Crows Feet: A Mountain Collective 2843 NW Lolo Dr, Bend

Know Before You Go is a FREE basic avalanche awareness presentation aimed at highlighting introductory concepts and tools for traveling in avalanche terrain. Learn about the destructive power of avalanches, safety equipment, how people get in trouble, and the basics of how to avoid them. In line with COAC’s mission of increasing avalanche awareness and […]

VertFest at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend

Race Registration Clinic Registration Rec Map Elite Map COACs VertFest will be held at Mt. Bachelor on Sunday, February 12, 2023 in cooperation with Mt. Bachelor and Crow's Feet, A Mountain Collective! The Mt. Bachelor VertFest race is challenging but is meant to be fun as well. Participants will include everything from the superhuman SkiMo […]