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Ski Season Kickoff Party


Join us on Thursday, October 3rd for Bentgate Mountaineering's 10th Annual Ski Season Kick-off Party ! Every year hundreds of dedicated skiers and riders from around the front range come out to celebrate the coming snow. The event takes place from 5:00 to 9:00pm at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden Colorado. It is open to the public and admission is FREE!

Please RSVP on our Facebook page: 
The Kick-off party is a fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. It includes a ski expo with industry reps and backcountry organizations, live music, a huge raffle, silent auction, backcountry games, a local brewery beer garden, food trucks

Winter Gear Expo | 5:00pm - 7:45pm
The Ski Expo features our 30+ winter brands and their latest winter gear for 2019. There will also be a few ski resorts attending that will offer tickets. Stay tuned for a list of attending resorts.

Raffle and Silent Auction (5:00pm - 7:45pm)
Raffle Drawing starts at 7:45
Raffle Tickets will be available at the event at these prices:
1 for $5 / 3 for $10 / 6 for $15 / 9 for $20

Our raffle (and silent auction) include tons of great gear from skis and splitboards to avy gear and clothing. Items will be individually raffled off, giving you the option to pick exactly what you want to win.

Proceeds from tickets go to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center  

Beer Garden & Food Trucks| 5:00pm - 7:45pm
We‘ve got a great selection of local brews to enjoy at the party. Funds raised are donated to the CAIC. List of breweries coming soon!
Drink Tickets are $5 each

Live Music | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Music by Timber Bluegrass  


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Bentgate: 303 271 9382

Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are allowed to the outdoor expo, but must be on a leash at all times.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
An ID is required to receive a wristband for Alcoholic beverages