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FREE Snowmachine Avalanche Awareness with CNFAIC @ AMDS

FREE Snowmachine Avalanche Awareness with CNFAIC @ AMDS

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CNFAIC forecasters Graham Predeger and Heather Thamm at Alaska Mining and Diving Supply to talk about lessons learned from past avalanche events and get your brain in gear for avalanche season. Free and open to everyone who likes to ride in the backcountry or anyone who is thinking about trying it! AMDS will have […]

Tuesday Nights at Ski AK: Alaska Avalanche School offerings explained!

Tuesday Nights at Ski AK: Alaska Avalanche School offerings explained!

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Alaska Avalanche School will discuss the various program offerings they have for this season and their availability. Programs include Level 1&2 Avalanche, Pro-1 Bridge, Pro-Level1&2 Hut Based courses, Intro and Adv. Weather and Rescue workshops and Know-Before-You-Go… so get smart, and enjoy the Backcountry!

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AAIC Avalanche Rescue

AAIC Avalanche Rescue

December 9, 2017

Alaskans who live, play, and work in avalanche terrain need AVALANCHE RESCUE skills. Knowing how to respond to an avalanche emergency can save lives. Learn up-to-date and best practices of avalanche rescue: How to effectively organize an avalanche search Efficient methods of using an avalanche transceiver, probe, and shovel How to attend to and evacuate […]

AAIC Backcountry Riders Workshop

AAIC Backcountry Riders Workshop

December 9, 2017 - December 10, 2017

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center will host a two-day backcountry travel workshop Dec. 9-10 at Eureka Lodge. The first day is free thanks to support from the Alaska Department of Public Safety and will cover information and practice skills for safe winter travel. The second day will cover rider’s specific skills and is just $100 […]

Know Before You Go – Avalanche Awareness, Seward Library

Know Before You Go – Avalanche Awareness, Seward Library

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join CNFAIC forecaster Aleph Johnston-Bloom and CNFAIC professional observer Alex McLain for an introduction to avalanche recognition and rescue. The class will be in the classroom for the first half and then move outside for some hands-on beacon practice.

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AAIC Backcountry Riders Workshop

AAIC Backcountry Riders Workshop

December 9, 2017 - December 10, 2017

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center will host a two-day backcountry travel workshop Dec. 9-10 at Eureka Lodge. The first day is free thanks to support from the Alaska Department of Public Safety and will cover information and practice skills for safe winter travel. The second day will cover rider’s specific skills and is just $100 […]

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AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Women, get “Avy Savvy!” in Alaskas’ backcountry. This 3-day/24hr training is in an all-women atmosphere with women instructors. It follows the the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) curriculum and American Avalanche Association standards and is geared toward teaching women in an engaging and fun environment the level 1 basics of avalanche safety […]

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AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Women, get “Avy Savvy!” in Alaskas’ backcountry. This 3-day/24hr training is in an all-women atmosphere with women instructors. It follows the the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) curriculum and American Avalanche Association standards and is geared toward teaching women in an engaging and fun environment the level 1 basics of avalanche safety […]

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AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Women, get “Avy Savvy!” in Alaskas’ backcountry. This 3-day/24hr training is in an all-women atmosphere with women instructors. It follows the the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) curriculum and American Avalanche Association standards and is geared toward teaching women in an engaging and fun environment the level 1 basics of avalanche safety […]

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CNFAIC Fireside Chat: Blue & Gold Boardshop

CNFAIC Fireside Chat: Blue & Gold Boardshop

December 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Avalanche Specialist, Heather Thamm will be presenting, “Lessons Learned from Avalanche Accidents”. Each season Blue & Gold works in conjunction with the staff of the Chugach National Forrest Avalanche Information Center to present talks to help introduce avalanche awareness and safety to the snow sport community. This fireside chat will take the form of a […]

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CNFAIC Fireside Chat: Avalanche Lessons Learned from Last Season, Powder Hound Ski Shop

CNFAIC Fireside Chat: Avalanche Lessons Learned from Last Season, Powder Hound Ski Shop

December 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CNFAIC avalanche specialist Aleph Johnston-Bloom for an evening awareness discussion of avalanche lessons learned from last season and a quick look at how this season’s snowpack is shaping up. Open to everyone. Hope to see you all there!

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AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

December 26, 2017 - December 28, 2017

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. By the end of the three-day course, graduates will be able to: Make […]

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AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

December 26, 2017 - December 28, 2017

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. By the end of the three-day course, graduates will be able to: Make […]

AAIC Avalanche Rescue

AAIC Avalanche Rescue

December 27, 2017

Alaskans who live, play, and work in avalanche terrain need AVALANCHE RESCUE skills. Knowing how to respond to an avalanche emergency can save lives. Learn up-to-date and best practices of avalanche rescue: How to effectively organize an avalanche search Efficient methods of using an avalanche transceiver, probe, and shovel How to attend to and evacuate […]

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AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Juneau, Alaska

December 26, 2017 - December 28, 2017

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. By the end of the three-day course, graduates will be able to: Make […]

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