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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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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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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Mike O’Leary Memorial Avalanche Education Scholarship

Congratulations to James Smith, Jason Severs, John Tierney, and Kevin Salys, the 2016 recipients of the Mike O’Leary scholarship. They will be attending their Level 2, Level 1s, and Level 3 in 2016! Mike O’Leary Fund Application Avalanche education is not always easy to afford and/or travel to. The Mike O’Leary Scholarship is for individuals […]

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