Advanced Sledders Avalanche 1 Training

Ride a mountain machine? This training is for YOU. Have you wanted to up your avalanche skills, but haven’t because you ride a sled and motorized training opportunities have been few and far between? This course is RIDERS teaching RIDERS on machines. You have no more excuses. Get sleducated: learn to anticipate weather and avalanches […]

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Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop

The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center, Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Avalanche Information Center and the American Avalanche Association will be hosting a gathering of snow professionals for a day of learning, presentation, discussion, and networking. The 2016 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop (SAAW) will be held Friday, November 4th at Alaska Pacific University from 9am to […]

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Avalanche & Backcountry Riding Safety for Snowmachiners

Do you ride in the backcountry? This training will help you plan and prepare as a ready rider. READY RIDERS have avalanche rescue gear and¬†practice using it attend avalanche & backcountry riding safety classes know where to find & use avalanche & weather forecasts/observations/information recognize backcountry hazard including exposure to winter elements, poor visibility, glacier […]

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Avalanche Recreation Level 1 : Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain

Many winter activities expose people to avalanche danger. This three day training comprises the AIARE Recreational Level 1 and AIARE Avalanche Rescue Courses.¬† You will develop habits that will help you find the good snow without taking unknown risks: Plan and prepare for travel in avalanche terrain Recognize avalanche terrain Develop a personal framework for […]

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Avalanche Rescue

              Alaskans who live, play, and work in avalanche terrain need AVALANCHE RESCUE skills. Knowing how to respond to an avalanche emergency can save lives. Learn how to effectively organize an avalanche search Learn efficient methods of using an avalanche transceiver, probe, and shovel Learn how to attend to […]

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Which training is right for you?

If you are wondering which training is right for you, here are a few key points to think about: RECREATIONALISTS If you are new to mountains and avalanches – Begin with an avalanche awareness class, this will give you an understanding of the risk involved with travel in and under snowy mountains. If you already […]

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