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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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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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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Beacons and Eggs: Wilderness Prepared Family Event

Salmon Berry Ski Hill Mile 5 Richardson Highway April 15, 2017  Find our event on Facebook. 10am Bring the kids out to SalmonBerry Ski hill for a morning of Easter fun. Families will learn and practice wilderness skills such as avalanche rescue, fire starting, first aid for hypothermia and shelter building. 11:30am They will join in […]

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