Volunteer Information Center (VICnet)

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Join the Talon Crew

If you are interested in joining Talon Crew or want to know more, start here.

Crew Guide - Start Here

Resources for crew members regarding, procedures, how-to's and FAQ's.
What About the Food?

What About the Food?

We understand that providing good nutrition and hydration is critical to keeping our crew going.  Providing food service for a couple of hundred people per...

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Uniform

Uniform

Talon Crew volunteers will receive an official sponsored winter ski jacket and hat with the Birds of Prey logo as part of your 4 day minimum requirement...

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Transportation

Transportation

Beaver Creek is very accessible either by car or air.  Most people arrive by car, that way you have more flexibility once you are here. Realizing that many...

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Staying in Touch

Staying in Touch

WHEN YOU REGISTER: When you register online using the Volgistics system, we will use that email address to send you confirmations, schedules, and newsletter...

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Social Events

Social Events

We don’t believe in all work and no play and we want to make sure you have some fun while you are here. There are three parties for you as well as the...

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Ski Tunes & Storage

Ski Tunes & Storage

SKI TUNES: Once you get on course you will understand why a lethally sharp tune on your skis is so important.  The expectation is that you will show up on...

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Schedule

Schedule

Confirm your acceptance, check your schedule, update your profile, and sign up for text alerts.

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Parking

Parking

  All BOP Volunteers will be provided free parking in the Elk Lot.  This is the lot located near the East Entrance to Beaver Creek.  If using the main...

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Maps

Maps

Locations of the Volunteer Parking Lot, Volunteer HQ and other Talon Crew essentials like Course Maps and on-hill Section Chief locations.

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Lodging

Lodging

Volunteers are requested to provide their own lodging or accommodation. Typically returning veterans group together and share a condo or lodge room or have...

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Load Times for Lift 6 Centennial Express

Load Times for Lift 6 Centennial Express

The times listed on your schedule are the times we expect you to load Lift 6.  Please, please, please!, do not load before your scheduled times.  You will...

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Lift Access

Lift Access

You will need to stop by VHQ on or before your first volunteer day to pick up your credential, which has your lift access on it.  You will need a lift access...

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Check In/Out

Check In/Out

All Talon Crew Volunteers need to Check In and Check Out daily.  This is so we know how many people we have on course each day and make sure everyone is off...

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Birdhouse Tent

Birdhouse Tent

The Birdhouse Tent is our home after our shift on course.  The Birdhouse is in the white tent located just uphill from Race City at the bottom of Lift 6...

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Social Media & Photo Gallery

Used for time-sensitive announcements such as schedule changes due to inclement weather.

Photos and stories from our official photographers and bloggers.

Connect with your fellow crew members or post your own photos and stories.

Photos and short videos from our official photographers.

(coming soon)

The crew’s official photo archives.  Search by event, day or subject matter.

Blog
Here are some of our most popular blog posts. Visit our blog library to see more fun experiences.
The Golden Eagle Bistro

The Golden Eagle Bistro

As I sit in the stands at the finish of the 2012 Audi Birds of Prey awaiting the start of the race, I look up at the hill, admiring the course...

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Keeper of the Gate

Keeper of the Gate

Rode up the ski lift in the dark at 6:30 in the morning for day 3 on Talon Crew. That fresh sharp tune on my skis and 3rd time over the...

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The Heat is On

The Heat is On

The next time you step out of the elements into the comfy interior of the food tent give a warm thought to Tim Robinson. After spending 3 days...

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A Typical Talon Crew Work Day

A Typical Talon Crew Work Day

The daily routines of the Talon Crew. Start by making your way to the Elk Lot (East Day Skier Lot) in Avon and park. Parking will be really...

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Talon Crew Shop

Products

All proceeds benefit the Talon Crew & help pay for group resources & social events. All products also available during the event at the Birdhouse Tent.