Course Offerings

Alaska Statewide Course Offerings



Note: The blue hyperlinks take you to the specific course provider or event sponsor's website

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April 2018

  • April 1-15 - Thompson Pass Basecamp - Mountain Safety Alaska Avalanche Information Center Valdez - Learn more here
  • April 6-8 - AIARE Level 1 - Anchorage - Alaska Avalanche Information Center - Learn more and register here
  • April 9-14 - AAIC - DPS - Backcountry Riding workshops at Arctic Man - Learn more and register here
  • April 20-22  - Mountain Man Hill Climb - Thompson Pass Valdez

More classes coming! Please check back or contact 907-255-2242 or email to ask about custom programs 

Past Offering:

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

December 2017

November 2017

September 2017

  • September 25  - Get Prepared to Ride with Mike Buck, BP Energy Center. Free Alaska Avalanche Information Center (AAIC)  Register Here
  • September 30 - Emergency Preparedness Expo, demonstrations, workshops and hands-on practice Free AAIC Learn More Here

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

  • April 3-8  Arctic Man – Summit Lake, Eastern Alaska Range
  • April 15  Beacons and Eggs – Valdez, Salmonberry Ski hill
  • April 13-15 Mountain Man Hillclimb – Thompson Pass

May 2017

  • Campbell Creek Science Center – Anchorage, Backcountry Prepared for Anchorage 6th graders
  • May 7-8  Backcountry Prepared school and community program – Cordova 

Joint Base Elemendorf Richardson – Backcountry Prepared at the community family safety day – Anchorage

Avalanche Education Providers:

Alaska Avalanche School

Alaska Avalanche Information Center

Backcountry Babes

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center F-CNFAIC

National Ski Patrol also offers Avalanche Classes: see Additional Training page for each ski patrol’s website link

High quality avalanche awareness and education courses are also found across the border.  Take a look at the Canadian Avalanche Association’s offerings <here>

COURSE PROVIDERS: If you would like your course added or need to add the correct links, please contact us.