Haines Gets New Weather Station

Thanks to a grant from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, Haines has a new weather station. The last Sunday in September a band of 10 hearty volunteers hiked up Mt. Ripinksky just out of Haines. Their mission: to bring timely weather information for those who live and visit […]

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Meet our Administrative Assistant

Thank you to all the amazing candidates who applied for our position of Administrative Assistant. It was a tough decision thanks to so many qualified individuals who submitted resumes. We are proud to introduce Robin Smith, as our selected Administrative Assistant. Robin is a lifelong Alaskan, raised in Fairbanks, but now living in Girdwood with her husband. She […]

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Approximate location of missing skier Liam Walsh

Update on the search for Liam Walsh

Approximate location of where Liam Walsh was found in June 2016, after being missing since November 2015 Alaska Dispatch News Story from June 8, 2016: Searchers find body believed to be man missing since November avalanche in Hatcher Pass Author: Jerzy Shedlock Searchers have found what is believed to be the body of a 33-year-old […]

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A timely reminder

Happy Holidays! Vacation days mean it’s time to get out and play. In light of recent snowfall followed by warm weather and melting, AAIC urges you to THINK SAFETY FIRST. Pay close attention to Mother Nature, follow the weather forecast, and check the avalanche forecast and advisories in the the specific area you’ll be exploring. We can’t […]

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Membership with AAIC

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center (AAIC,) a not-for-profit agency, was built to help you make informed decisions in the Alaskan backcountry. The cost of producing observations, advisories and providing other avalanche information/education programs is paid for by our members, donors, grants and contracts. We depend on users like you to help support the Alaska Avalanche […]

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Welcome to our new website.

It’s been a long time coming, and AAIC is pleased to share a new website with the outdoor enthusiasts community. Our hope is that you find the site informative and insightful to help you stay safe in the backcountry. Avalanche advisories are followed by education, events and the latest avalanche related news and information. We’d […]

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