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Backcountry basics

The Community Backcountry Project is co-sponsoring an event with Cripple Creek Backcountry today from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its store in Lionshead Village. CBP's mission is to promote and provide clear and unbiased information to backcountry users in our area. Presenters are Jason Koningberg, of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center; Barrett Langendoerfer, of Vail Powder Guides; Mason Davey, of Weston Snowboards; Randy and Doug, of Cripple Creek Backcountry; and Kelli Rohrig, a local avalanche educator. Beer will be provided by Vail Brewing Co.