Category Archives: Club Events

State of the Art in Avalanche Rescue with Manuel Genswein

Join the Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund for an Evening with Manuel Genswein.

Genswein will be chatting about the state of the art in avalanche rescue techniques. Manuel is a gadfly in the avalanche community and he has insights and opinions on all aspects of avalanche rescue from equipment to techniques to incident management.

Monday, March 6
6:30 PM
Jagged Edge Mountain Gear
Free Beer
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Advanced Backcountry Companion Rescue Course

The Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund is proud to announce sponsorship of the Advanced Backcountry Companion Rescue Course being put on by Mountain Trip on Saturday, February 25th. The PI Fund is underwriting the course in order to keep participant entry at a low cost.

This course is designed for competent, frequently traveled backcountry users to increase their skill set in the backcountry. This is an opportunity for YOU to help make Telluride the model for a highly skilled backcountry community. Continue reading

Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund Presents: Stories from the Backcountry & Lessons Learned in the Mountains

Join the Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund on Thursday, February 9th for an array of lessons learned in the backcountry.

On tap for Thursday February 9th:

  • Julie Hodson-Inglis- Peter Inglis story from AK and what we can all learn from it
  • Elizabeth Lamphere from the IAN Fund- Ian’s story and Elizabeth’s takeaways
  • Elyse Parcell and her story and takeaway from the 2016 HWY 550 slide
  • Greg Hope and his story of an incident in the Grandfather Couloir in 2016
  • Jeff Davis from the CAIC will talk about the importance of submitting observations to the CAIC, a brief how-to and chat about how he comes up with his forecasts

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5-Day Wilderness First Responder Course

CPR World, LLC is offering a 5-Day Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.

The 5-Day WFR course meets the same 70 hour minimum requirement as the “standard” 9 or 10-Day course with the difference being that students complete approximately 30 hours of course work prior to the first day of class. This eliminates the need for lengthy classroom lectures and allows for more hands-on skill building and realistic scenarios practice. Continue reading

Telluride Mountain Club’s 30th Anniversary Summer BBQ

We’re turning 30!

And we are celebrating by throwing a party in town park! Join the Telluride Mountain Club on Thursday, July 28 at 5:30 PM in the town park core to celebrate our accomplishments over the years. This is our annual membership drive, so if you joined us last summer, be ready to renew. If you joined the club this past winter, dinner’s on us. Continue reading

July Ilium Boulders Trail Work Day

When: Saturday, July 16
Where: Illium Boulders – North Trail

What: Trail Work & Bouldering BBQ

Join the Telluride Mountain Club, the USFS and the Access Fund on Saturday, July 16th for trail work on the north trail leading to the Ilium Boulders! Keeping climbing areas open and conserving the environment is important. So, we plan to make improvements to the north trail which will make it more sustainable into the future.

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Idarado Legacy Trail Work Day

Join San Miguel County for a trail work day on the Idarado Legacy trail!

Volunteers are needed for light trail work on the Idarado Legacy trail from the Town of Telluride to the Idarado Mill at the end of the box canyon.

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Where: Meet at the Coffee Cowboy at 10 AM

Tools and gloves will be provided for all volunteers. Closed-toed shoes required.

*If you plan on helping/attending, please RSVP to to telluridemountainclub@gmail.com.