AAIC is now a Pick, Click, Give organization

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center is now an official Pick, Click, Give organization. The AAIC provides forecasting, snow advisories, observations and education services for all Alaskans and visitors to our state. In addition, our forecasters and snow safety professionals are available for consulting and snow stability analysis services during times of search and rescue incidents […]

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How Deep Is The Snow?

Join the NASA Citizen Science coordinators and the Valdez Avalanche Center in Thompson Pass to find out! There will be an apres-ski barbeque following the event to close out the season. For more information about the NASA community snow observation project and how you can be involved visit www.nasacso.org   

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Valdez Spring Fling!

Join the Alaska Avalanche Information Center Friday, April 14th starting at 7 pm at the Tsaina Lodge in Thompson Pass for a fun night to celebrate the season and support the AAIC Valdez Avalanche Center. Live Music, silent auction for amazing prizes, food, fun, friends! Hope to see you there!

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Hatcher Palooza

The Hatcher Pass Alpine Ski Xperience group is hosting a FREE family fun day at Mile 10.6 Hatcher Pass Road. Saturday, April 15 from 12 – 5 pm. Come celebrate spring.  Learn more at facebook.com/skihatcherpass

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Arctic Man 2017

Join the AAIC team at Arctic Man 2017 to get the latest snow forecast, observations and education training opportunities. The crew is prepared with great gear demonstrations, discount gear available for purchase and a chance to win prizes. You’ll find the AAIC camp located near the main tent. Stop in and say Hi! Learn more […]

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Growing the AAIC Instructor Pool

As more people head into the backcountry to recreate in the snow the demand and need for avalanche awareness classes and hands-on field avalanche training has increased. Thanks to the Alaska Community Foundation and a Strengthening Organization Grant award, AAIC is moving closer to meeting that demand. We are proud to announce the award of this grant to […]

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On the Snow Workshop

Due to low snow levels in the Eureka area, this course has been relocated to Thompson Pass where there is LOTS of snow. We have also added a bonus portion to the class with a Friday evening classroom session at the Valdez Civic Center. This is an amazing opportunity you won’t want to miss out […]

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Increase your support of AAIC

Thanks to Good World, all donations made to the Alaska Avalanche Information Center through December 31st will be increased by $10. Good World is donating 10 for every donation made to the AAIC. This post has been corrected as Good World is only doubling your donation of $10… Not any amount. Sorry for any confusion with […]

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SNOWFEST

Join the Alaska Avalanche Information Center, Alaska Avalanche School, Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center and more to get prepared for your winter adventures at the SnowFest! Hands on activities, prizes, equipment demos, films, plus more. All Thanks to AARP Alaska! It’s all FREE and will run from 11 am to 3 pm at the […]

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Avalanche Awareness

  All Alaskans can be AVALANCHE AWARE. An avalanche awareness class introduces you to the risks involved with travel in snow covered mountains. Anticipating where and when avalanches occur is your first step to reducing your risk. Learn how to access online avalanche forecasts, advisories, and observations. Learn about avalanche rescue gear and how it works. The Alaska Avalanche […]

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Alaska Snow Safety Summit

We are closing in on the 9th annual Alaska Snow Safety Summit, at least the 9th our Executive Director has been involved with helping to organize. The first was held at Kincaid Park in Anchorage in 2007 and attracted dozens of practitioners willing and eager to share their message on how to avoid getting buried in an avalanche. […]

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