Emergency Preparedness Expo

The AAIC will once again be taking part in the Free Emergency Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 30th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Menard Sports Center in Wasilla. This year’s event will feature more than 50 exhibits and is a great opportunity to get yourself and your family prepared for disasters and […]

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Forecaster Job Posting

POSITION: AVALANCHE FORECASTER – VALDEZ, ALASKA DATE POSTED: 2017-09-10 CLOSING: 2017-10-1 CONTACT: scarter@alaskasnow.org Organization: Alaska Avalanche Information Center/Valdez Avalanche Center Position: Avalanche Forecaster, Valdez, Alaska Forecast Area Job Type: Temporary Seasonal Nov.1-April 30 Compensation: $20-25/hour DOE See complete job description here.VAC Avalanche Forecaster job posting

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Save the Date!

  2017 Alaska Snow Safety Summit is set for Thursday, November 2nd from 3-8pm at Alaska Pacific University, 4101 University DriveCarr Gottstein Building Room #102 This year’s summit will focus on communication. We all know that saying the wrong thing can be worse than saying nothing at all. But saying nothing at all is a terrible […]

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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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2016-2017 AAIC Season Summary Report

2016-17 Alaska Avalanche Information Center Season Summary This 2016-17 season Alaska returned to a more typical weather pattern which many long-time Alaskans are used to; cooler temperatures with snow to sea level, interspersed with dry, windy periods. Interior regions and the Kenai Peninsula were blanketed with more snow than average, while some coastal areas went […]

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2016-2017 Valdez Avalanche Center Season Summary

Valdez Avalanche Center     2016-17 Season Summary Annual General Membership Meeting  May 3, 2017 Valdez Library AV Room AAIC Report: AAIC supports five community avalanche centers. Expanded outreach includes partnerships with municipalities, local newspaper, public radio, Alaska Department of Public Safety, snowmachine clubs, and universities. Our educators taught community awareness classes as well as AIARE Level […]

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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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Hatcher Palooza

The Hatcher Pass Alpine Ski Xperience group is hosting a FREE family fun day at Mile 10.6 Hatcher Pass Road. Saturday, April 15 from 12 – 5 pm. Come celebrate spring.  Learn more at facebook.com/skihatcherpass

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Arctic Man 2017

Join the AAIC team at Arctic Man 2017 to get the latest snow forecast, observations and education training opportunities. The crew is prepared with great gear demonstrations, discount gear available for purchase and a chance to win prizes. You’ll find the AAIC camp located near the main tent. Stop in and say Hi! Learn more […]

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