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March 2018
$465.00

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Hatcher Pass, Alaska

March 3 - 5
Hatcher Pass Independence Mine Visitor's Center,

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

Backcountry Skiing/Snowboarding Skills

March 4
Arctic Valley Ski Area,
Arctic Valley Road Anchorage, AK 99577 United States
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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 backcountry skiing and riding skills in preparation for truly enjoying your backcountry experience and safety. Students will spend the morning on groomed slopes focusing on making good turns and learning proper technique. Students will then progress off the groomers to learn the techniques for riding off-piste slopes and practicing skills in variable terrain and…

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$110.00

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Snowmachine Class Girdwood/Turnagain

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - March 11 @ 5:30 pm
Glacier Ranger Station,
145 Forest Station Rd Girdwood,

What you will learn in Level 1 Snowmachine course: avalanche formation and release identify avalanche terrain the basics of trip planning optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain intro to companion rescue Instructors: Graham Predeger and Mike Duffy

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$465.00

AAS Level 1 Avalanche Course, Manitoba Hut, Alaska

March 10 - 12
Manitoba Hut,

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

March 13 - 15
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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April 2018
$395

AK Avalanche Info Center – AIARE Avalanche Rec L1

April 6 - 8
Arctic Valley,
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States

This is a 3-day/24hr training in “Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain” It follows the the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) curriculum and American Avalanche Association standards and is geared toward learning avalanche safety in an engaging and fun environment. Plan and prepare for travel in avalanche terrain Recognize avalanche terrain Develop a personal framework for making decisions in avalanche terrain. Learn to apply effective companion avalanche rescue. Class Length: 3 Days, 40% Classroom and 60% Field Small…

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September 2018
$395.00

Level 1 Avalanche Course

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Glacier District Ranger Station,
145 Forest Station Road Girdwood, AK 99587 United States

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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October 2018
$20

Ski film “ALL IN” at West High with Elyse Saugstad!

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
West High School Anchorage,
1700 Hill Crest Dr. Anchorage, AK 99517 United States
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Meet Alaskan athletes Angel Collinson and Elyse Saugstad!!! $20. Buy your tickets at the door or now at BrownPaperTickets. 6:30 and 8:45 pm film showings at West High Auditorium. Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/279164885 Proceeds benefit the Alaska Avalanche School and Friends of the Chugach Avalanche Center. Sponsored by West Anchorage High School Activities and Presented by Rossignol and Team Gimp Squad.   The winter of 2018 provided Matchstick Productions with an opportunity to push the action sports industry in a new…

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November 2018
$20

Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Alaska Pacific University,
4101 University Drive Anchorage, AK 99508 United States
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The 6th annual ‘SAAW’ kicks off the 2019 winter season with an amazing line-up of presenters for this one day professional development workshop. Afternoon session is FREE and geared to recreating public as well as professionals.

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$20

HOPE FOR SNOW! FUNdraiser for CNFAIC at Bear Tooth

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Beartooth Theatre,
Anchorage, AK

HOPE FOR SNOW ~ FUNdraiser for CNFAIC.ORG featuring SNOW STORIES and HOPE SOCIAL CLUB!

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