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Upcoming Events

Event Date:

WHAT: Fourth annual fundraiser for the Central Oregon Avalanche Center.

WHO: You! And your friends! And anyone else who lives and breathes for backcountry fun.

WHY: Funds from this auction will contribute to the salaries of COAC's forecasters for the 2021 season.

DATE: Saturday, February 27-March 7, 2021

Get the beta here: https://www.32auctions.com/freshtracks2021

Event Date:

Virtual VertFest 2021 

VertFest 2021 is an annual Backcountry Festival to raise funds to support the efforts of the Central Oregon Avalanche Center. This year we are doing things a bit different but we hope you will still join us.  

DATES: Saturday February 27- Sunday March 7, 2021

  • LOCATION: Everywhere!

  • MODE OF UPHILL TRAVEL: You choose! Splitboard, skis, snowshoes, nordic skis, snow boots & flying saucer, etc.

  • COST: $20

    • Includes COAC engraved Hydro Flask & one 10 Barrel beer token



    • Race

    • Recreation/Heavy Metal

    • Junior (18 & under)

  • PRIZES: Top 3 males & females in each category


    • Thursday February 25th, 4-6pm at 10 Barrel Westside Pub

    • Friday February 26th, 4-6pm at Mountain Supply Bend

*Bend participants must pick up Hydro Flask in person

*Hydro Flask will be shipped to out of town participants

  • COVID (friendly!) REMINDER

    • Please be responsible when it comes to choosing your backcountry partners and how you travel (ie. carpooling or driving yourself) to and from trailheads. When in doubt, wear a mask!

Event Date:

Join Us virtually at 6pm for our FREE basic introduction to avalanche presentation presented by Hydroflask.

Zoom Link https://cocc.zoom.us/j/95814502740