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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Backcountry Travel Workshops

This winter, whether you ride a sled, skis, board or just use snowshoes to get around, make sure you are prepared by attending one of AAIC’s Backcountry Travel workshops.  Many of these programs are free thanks to support from the Alaska Department of Public Safety. Other’s are offered at a reduced rate thanks to support […]

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November is Avalanche Education Month

 As snow begins to pile up on the mountain slopes across Alaska, so does our excitement to break out the snowmachines, skis, boards and sleds and prepare for the season. To ensure you have fun, safe winter adventures, remember Alaska ranks number one in the nation per capita for avalanche fatalities so it’s important to […]

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SnowFest!

THANK YOU to everyone who taught, volunteered, participated, attended, sponsored… We had more than 70 people attend this year and offered lots of great training opportunities from Snowmobile Tips and Tricks, to basic backcountry travel techniques to equipment practice. If you attended but did not get the chance to share your feedback, please take a […]

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Another Successful Expo

Thank you to the 56 volunteers, six collaborative agencies, 76 partner agencies and more than 1,000 residents and visitors who showed up at this year’s Emergency Preparedness Safety Expo. The AAIC was there in full force with two stage demos, an information center, and a Disaster Experience where visitors could join in an avalanche rescue, […]

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Pick Click Give AAIC

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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