PSA — Telluride Mountain Club (TMC) Announces “Free Bear Creek…Again”

Post by blogger | December 7, 2011      

TELLURIDE, Colorado USA – Telluride Mountain Club will be holding an event aimed at raising awareness about access issues in public lands and promoting mountain culture. The event, titled “Free Bear Creek (…Again),” will be an evening of films, discussion and libations at the Sheridan Opera House.

The organization aims to educate and empower the community about private land conflicts in the area and help preserve Telluride’s mountain culture. “We want to create an event that will bring our mountain community together on issues that affect us all, and have a good time in the process,” says Tor Anderson, TMC’s board president.

The event will showcase the film Cold, recipient of Telluride Mountainfilm’s 2011 Charlie Fowler Award and Grand Prize Winner at this year’s Banff Film Festival, as well as a custom edit of Deeper from Teton Gravity Research. Other images and short films by locals Brett Schreckengost, Dustin Hinde and Whit Richardson will bring the focus back to the subject of the event — Telluride’s Bear Creek.

Free Bear Creek (…Again) will be held at the Sheridan Opera House at 7:00 pm, Thursday, December 8th. The event is $8 at the door, or free for TMC members. TMC memberships and t-shirts will be available. There will be door prizes and other gear giveaways throughout the event. Films start at 7:30pm and the Opera House’s Vaudeville Bar.


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7 Responses to “PSA — Telluride Mountain Club (TMC) Announces “Free Bear Creek…Again””

  1. Joshua December 7th, 2011 9:59 am

    Hey Lou, totally unrelated question, but I just mounted up a pair of dynafit comforts that I’d had sitting in the closet for a while. After mounting, I went to set the vertical din on one of the units and noticed that it wouldn’t change. So, I disassembled the heel unit per your instructions and noticed that the critical nut was flush with the rectangular plastic, as opposed to being at the end of the screw where it can lock into the plastic slot. It appears that the nut is stripped as the screw just spins endlessly. Do you know if this is an easy screw and nut combo to find? Also, any recommendations on removing it without damaging the unit? Not sure how it got that way or if others have experienced a similar problem. Thanks so much!

  2. Lou December 7th, 2011 10:20 am

    Joshua, that happens when the vertical release adjustment is cranked too far one way or the other. It’s easy to replace with parts. I’m pretty sure the parts from a Vertical series will work, but best would be parts from a Comfort. Lou

  3. Joshua December 7th, 2011 10:33 am

    Thanks, Lou. Do you think that I could get those parts from a hardware store since it’s just a screw and a nut?

  4. Lou December 7th, 2011 10:40 am

    no, but if you knew the exact specifications you might be able to get the stuff from McMaster Car or something. Why not get it from Dynafit?

  5. Joshua December 7th, 2011 11:45 am

    Lou, I was just trying to get it quickly, that was the reason. Anyway, the local ski shop had a spare from an extra Vertical ST heel that worked perfectly. Thanks again!

  6. Lou December 7th, 2011 11:55 am

    Ok, great, sounds like a “top ski shop!”

  7. bobby December 9th, 2011 5:16 pm

    what ski shop was it?

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