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January 2018
$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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$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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$325

AAS Pro-1 Bridge

February 10 - 11
Hatcher Pass,

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. For additional information on this program please visit the A3 website.

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Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center Fundraiser: Cabin Fever Reliever

February 10 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Moose Lodge,
Palmer,

Come support Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center! Enjoy live music, beverages, an adventure slide show and a great silent auction! Hope to see you all there!

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$550.00

AAS Level 2 Avalanche Course, Hatcher Pass, Alaska

February 16 - 19

Backcountry travelers who have completed their Level 1 course and wish to enhance their skills are a good fit for the Level 2 course. The course is centered around avalanche hazard evaluation, observation, and decision-making, and offers a unique opportunity to practice those skills at Hatcher Pass or Turnagain Pass. Classroom sessions focus on the development of the snowpack, understanding the avalanche problem, including persistent and deep slab instabilities, avalanche mechanics and utilizing snow and weather resources to trip plan.…

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$35

2018 Snowball

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
49th State Brewing Co.,
717 W 3rd Ave Anchorage, AK 99514 United States
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Support avalanche safety in Southcentral Alaska at the 2018 Snowball, benefiting Friends of the Chugach Avalanche Center and Alaska Avalanche School. Live music by the Hope Social Club, silent auction, raffle, locally brewed beer and good people. Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/snowball-2018-tickets-42017138392.

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$395

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Turnagain Pass, Alaska

February 17 @ 8:00 am - February 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. 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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