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March 2017
$375

AIARE Avalanche Level 1 – Black Rapids Lodge (Delta Range)

March 3 - 5
Black Rapids Lodge,
227 Richardson Highway AK Delta Junction, AK United States

This course is offered by Alaska Avalanche Information Center and teaches Avalanche Level 1 Safety using the AIARE (www.aiare.info) national standardized curriculum. The course teaches the concepts and skills you need to make good decisions and stay safe in avalanche terrain. It is offered at Black Rapids Lodge in the Eastern Alaska Range. It is a 3-day course that covers: Recognition of avalanche terrain Understanding basic dynamics of snowpack and weather Understanding avalanche characteristics and problems Planning and travel in…

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$395

AAS – Level 1 Avalanche Course

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

This intensive, hands-on course is geared toward skiers, boarders, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who want to build winter backcountry skills. The Level 1 course combines classroom time and field sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of avalanche hazard recognition and evaluation.

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$125

Backcountry Ski/Snowboarding Skills

March 5
Arctic Valley Ski Area,
Arctic Valley Ski Area, Arctic Valley Rd Anchorage, AK United States

Are you new to backcountry skiing or snowboarding? Do you want to make the most of your “earned turns?” This is a full-day clinic focused on improving your backcountry skiing and riding skills in preparation for truly enjoying your backcountry experience and making for safer travel in backcountry avalanche terrain. Taught by ski instructors with backcountry travel knowledge, students will spend the morning on groomed slopes focusing on making good turns and learning proper technique. Students will then progress off…

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Free

Backcountry Rescue talk @ Ski AK

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ski AK,
530 E Benson Blvd Anchhorage, Alaska 99503
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What happens after you call for a rescue? Decision trees, self-rescue and lessons learned will be discussed. Presented by Bill Romberg (AMRG), a Technical Rescue and Avalanche III Specialist with 150 rescue missions here in Alaska. Bring all of your questions and personal experiences for serious discussion…it might just save a life!

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$495

AIARE Avalanche L2 : Analyzing Snow Stability and Avalanche Hazard

March 9 - 12

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. This course is offered by Alaska Avalanche Information Center and teaches Avalanche Level 2 Safety using the AIARE (www.aiare.info) national standardized curriculum. The 4-day course teaches skills and knowledge that improve your understanding of snow safety, backcountry decision-making, and help you improve you leadership and risk management assessment in…

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$395

AAS – Level 1 Avalanche Course

March 11 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 5:00 pm

This intensive, hands-on course is geared toward skiers, boarders, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who want to build winter backcountry skills. The Level 1 course combines classroom time and field sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of avalanche hazard recognition and evaluation.

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$125

Backcountry 101- Youth Avalanche Education

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alyeska Resort,

This course is specifically designed for youth new to the backcountry. Heavy on practical, usable skills and local information, this is a great place for students to start building their avalanche skills. Recommended age range for this course is 13-17 years old. Alyeska Resort makes an ideal setting for young backcountry users, allowing BC 101 participants to maximize field and practice time.

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$400

3 day AIARE 1 for Advanced Sledders

March 17 - 19
Thompson Pass,
Thompson Pass, AK Valdez, AK 99686 United States

The American Institure for Avalanche Research and Education(AIARE) has designed a snowmachine specific curriculum. This course was designed by sledders, for sledders, and is taught by sledders.

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$395

AAS – Level 1 Avalanche Course

March 17 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

This intensive, hands-on course is geared toward skiers, boarders, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who want to build winter backcountry skills. The Level 1 course combines classroom time and field sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of avalanche hazard recognition and evaluation.

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