12.15.18 Eureka Backcountry Riders Workshop

REGISTER NOW! Saturday, December 15th 9 am to 5 pm Eureka Lodge – Join the AAIC instruction team and spend the day with three-time Iron Dog champion Chris Olds, and AAIC certified Instructor Kyle Sobek. to get prepared for your riding adventures.  This special workshop, made possible with support from AARP Alaska, is a unique opportunity […]

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#GivingTuesday Thanks!

For all of those of you who chose the Alaska Avalanche Information Center as your non-profit benefactor this year during #GivingTuesday, Thank You!!! from all of us who work diligently to ensure everyone has access to important, relevant information that can saves lives! We could not do what we do without your support. As the […]

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National Ski Patrol – Avalanche Level 1

2019 NSP Level I Avalanche Course Announcement The National Ski Patrol is offering this special Avalanche Level 1 in two parts.  Jan. 12-13 Classroom Portion Jan. 26-27 Field Portion  Hello Backcountry Travel Practitioners: The Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol will be hosting an Avalanche Level 1 course this winter season.  What: Avalanche Level 1 Course (includes an […]

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Eastern Alaska Scholarship Fund

The Eastern Alaska Range is pleased to announce the 2018 scholarship award opportunity. If you would like to advance your knowledge and skill through avalanche education but don’t have the resources to make that happen on your own, this may be the opportunity you are looking for. Applications are currently being accepted. Please apply HERE

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TrafX

As part of the Are You Beeping project in Hatcher Pass, the HPAC purchased trail counters for research purposes to determine the number of individuals passing through the area. The trackers were obtained from TRAFx Research Ltd. (est. 2001) a Canadian based company who develops and sells advanced counting systems. This information will be used […]

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SNOWFEST!

Join the Alaska Avalanche Information Center along with a host of other exhibitors for Snowfest 2018. This event is free thanks to support from AARP Alaska, the Alaska Department of Public Safety and the Anchorage Loussac Public Library. Hands on workshops, films, equipment demonstrations, meet 7 time Arctic Man and 2016 Iron Dog champion Tyler […]

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Snow Safety Summit and Snowfest

As part of Avalanche Awareness Education month, the AAIC will host the 10th annual Snow Safety Summit on Thursday, November 8th from 9am to 4pm at the BP Energy Center. Learn more here or Please contact info@old.alaskasnow.org or call 907-255-2242. You can also REGISTER HERE               On Saturday, November 10th […]

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Recreational Avalanche 2 : Avalanche Rescue, Snow Stability & Hazard Analysis

Have you been traveling backcountry for a few years? Are you ready to learn more about snow and avalanches? This four day training expands your understanding of snow and backcountry leadership. Look at terrain from a snow stability perspective. Discuss how the snowpack develops and metamorphoses over time; and discuss the factors that contribute to […]

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Public Courtesy Notice

The AAIC proposes to install avalanche and backcountry safety information signs at 12 critical snow machine access points around the state of Alaska. The purpose of these signs is to provide riders with a physical warning denoting that they are entering a potentially dangerous area. The signs are populated with key safety information regarding where […]

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