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January 2018
$850

AAS Pro- Level 1

January 11 - 15

Professional courses are designed for avalanche professionals either employed or seeking employment in the avalanche industry. Applicants are screened to make sure they meet prior learning and employment guidelines. Throughout the course students are evaluated and tested on knowledge, skills, and abilities- which requires rigorous study, completion of assignments, and both written and practical testing.

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$395

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Turnagain Pass, Alaska

January 13 @ 8:00 am - January 15 @ 5:00 pm
Turnagain Pass,

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 a trip plan Gather pertinent information Know what kind of avalanche problem they face Know the patterns of that problem Choose appropriate terrain for the…

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$395

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Hatcher Pass, Alaska

January 19 - 21
Hatcher Pass,

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 a trip plan Gather pertinent information Know what kind of avalanche problem they face Know the patterns of that problem Choose appropriate terrain for the…

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$110.00

AAS Snowmachine Rescue Course- one day

January 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snowmachine Avalanche Rescue- (8 hour course) This course will go over the following topics: Avalanche rescue principles Avalanche gear & technique Companion rescue process Avalanche victim basic patient care Recognizing needs and identifying additional resources

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$395

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Turnagain Pass, Alaska

January 26 - 28
Turnagain Pass,

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 a trip plan Gather pertinent information Know what kind of avalanche problem they face Know the patterns of that problem Choose appropriate terrain for the…

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Free

FREE 1.5 hr Avalanche Beacon Practice w/CNFAIC @ Turnagain Pass

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Turnagain Pass Motorized Lot,
Mile Post 68 Seward Highway
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Join CNFAIC forecasters for a FREE hands-on and in-the-snow avalanche beacon practice!! Hosted by the Anchorage Snowmobile Club! This 1.5 hour informal rescue practice is geared for all user groups. Grab your friends and join us before hitting the hills!! Great intro or refresher! WHERE:   Turnagain Pass (motorized parking lot) – Look for the blue CNFAIC Avalanche trailer. We will focus on practicing with your avalanche beacon, probe and shovel. We work on strategic shoveling techniques and talk about common rescue mistakes. This session is…

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$125

AAIC Avalanche Rescue

January 28
Arctic Valley Ski Area,
Arctic Valley Rd, Fort Richardson Anchorage, AK 99505 United States

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 an avalanche victim This class adheres to the American Avalanche Association guidelines for the recreational avalanche rescue.

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$465.00

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Hatcher Pass, Alaska

January 30 - February 1

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 a trip plan Gather pertinent information Know what kind of avalanche problem they face Know the patterns of that problem Choose appropriate terrain for the…

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February 2018
$395.00

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Hatcher Pass, Alaska

February 3 - 5
Hatcher Pass,

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 a trip plan Gather pertinent information Know what kind of avalanche problem they face Know the patterns of that problem Choose appropriate terrain for the…

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$395

AAIC Women’s Avalanche Level 1

February 9 - 11
Anchorage,
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States

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 education. Plan and prepare for travel in avalanche terrain Recognize avalanche terrain Develop a personal framework for making decisions in avalanche terrain. Learn to apply…

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