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@alaskasnow.org or call 907-255-2242. You can also REGISTER HERE               On Saturday, November 10th […]

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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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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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2018 Snow Summit and SnowFest

SAVE THE DATES! November – Alaska Avalanche Awareness Education Month Snow Summit – Thursday, November 8th – 10 am to 4 pm at the BP Energy Center, 1014 Energy Court, Anchorage SnowFest – Saturday, November 10th – 11 am to 3 pm at the Anchorage Loussac Public Library, 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage The Snow Summit is […]

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2018 Emergency Preparedness Expo

Join the Alaska Avalanche Information Center, along with more than 50 other exhibitors, for the 10th annual Emergency Preparedness Expo. Saturday, September 29th from 11 am to 3 pm at the Menard Sports Center in Wasilla. We’ll be on hand with live demonstrations and interactive training sessions to help you be prepared for your mountain […]

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Non-Profit’s in Alaska supporting Alaskans

Check out this video from KTVA regarding the impact non-profits are making in Alaska. The Alaska Avalanche Information Center is part of this sector, the second largest economic driver in Alaska, with the work we do as a non-profit. However making ends meet when it comes to paying for the services the AAIC provides across this […]

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Adventuring with Mountain Hub

     A few years ago Brint Markle, a graduate student attending MIT and a lifelong outdoor adventurer, had a vision to launch a project that would make access to mountain travel information readily accessible for everyone. “I’m an avid skier and self proclaimed snow geek,” said Markle. “I’ve been all over the world skiing […]

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Dr. Liam Walsh – Are you beeping?

Dr. Liam Talley Walsh was known for his gregarious, happy personality and kind, compassion for others. “That was the very reason he became a doctor,” said his mother, Janet Talley. “He was truly committed to helping others and was able to empathize with them.” He also loved big adventures and getting outdoors to explore and […]

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