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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Recreational Avalanche 2 : Avalanche Rescue, Snow Stability & Hazard Analysis

Have you been traveling backcountry for a few years? Are you ready to learn more about snow and avalanches? This four day training expands your understanding of snow and backcountry leadership. Look at terrain from a snow stability perspective. Discuss how the snowpack develops and metamorphoses over time; and discuss the factors that contribute to […]

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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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Avalanche Fatality May 2, 2018 Blackstone Glacier

Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Chad Christman, 41 of Anchorage, who was fatally killed in an avalanche May 2nd on the Blackstone Glacier near Whittier. View preliminary report here. Image: Koltan Lucas News Stories: KTVA CBS News (Preliminary) KTVA CBS News (Update) KTUU NBC News Alaska Public Media Anchorage […]

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