SouthEast Riders Workshop

The AAIC team of instructors will present a Snowmobile Riders avalanche and backcountry travel workshop on Friday, March 8th from 6-8 pm at 33 Mile Roadhouse near Haines, Alaska. This portion of the course is free and open to all riders and backcountry travelers thanks to support from the Alaska Department of Public Safety. Saturday […]

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Anchorage Riders workshop

Join the AAIC team for a snowmobile riders workshop taught by avalanche and backcountry pros. Full-day riders workshop February 9th from 9 am to 5 pm at Eureka Lodge, Mile 128 Glenn Highway. Course covers Planning, Terrain Assessment, Glacier Riding, Mountain Weather, Companion Rescue and more.  In an effort to increase safety in our communities, […]

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Valdez Riders Workshop

REGISTER NOW! Join the Alaska Avalanche Information Center to fine tune your riding skills. This special riders workshop will include a two-hour indoor presentation and lecture followed by two full days in the field. Topics Coverend inlcude: Terrain Management Avalanche transceiver skills On the Go snow tests Mountain weather Glacier Travel Taught by AAIC certified […]

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1.3.19 Snow Report

Happy New Year snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center brings you this week’s snow report thanks to Black Diamond and Country Legends. A relatively warm system moved through southern Alaska this week delivering snow in the mountains and rain at lower elevations. Forecasts predict clearing skies and temperatures dropping throughout Southcentral this weekend.  Temperature […]

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12.27.18 KMBQ Snow Report

Happy holiday season snow riders! Here’s your weekly snow report from the Alaska Avalanche Information Center thanks to Toyota and Q99.7 Storms have continued to produce new snowfall throughout South Central and Central Alaska this week. The national weather service tells us Alaska is experiencing a “very active weather pattern” and to expect several more […]

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12.6.18 SnowRider Report

Hey Snow Lovers, here’s your weekly snow report from the Alaska Avalanche Information Center thanks to support from AARP Alaska and Country Legends. This weeks’ storm cycle brought lots of new snow to the alpine throughout the state. Natural and human triggered avalanches have been observed in both Thompson Pass and the Eastern Alaska Range.  […]

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1.5.19 Eureka Backcountry Riders Workshop

REGISTER NOW! NOTE: This class has been rescheduled to Jan. 5, 2019 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 […]

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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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