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January 2019
$395.00

Alaska Avalanche School Level 1 Avalanche Course

January 25 - 27
Girdwood Community Center,
250 Egloff Dr. 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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February 2019
$465.00

Alaska Avalanche School Level 1 Avalanche Course

February 1 - 3
Independence Mine,
23264 Gold Cord Road Palmer, AK 99654 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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$500.00

Alaska Mountain Weather Forecasting

February 2 - 3
APU,
4101 University Drive Anchorage, AK 99508 United States

This 2-day course will focus on weather forecasting in Alaska. It will benefit anyone with an interest in understanding the weather better, and being able to making their own forecasts. Weather forecasting in the mountains of Alaska during the winter is the primary emphasis. This course begins with an overview of basic meteorology, as a foundation for understanding of how the atmosphere works. Orographic effects and how the mountains interact with weather systems will be explored in-depth. Students will learn…

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$35

Snowball at 49th State! Fundraiser for Avalanche Safety

February 7 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
49th State Brewing Co.,
717 W 3rd Ave Anchorage, AK 99514 United States

$25 tickets ON SALE until midnight January 25! *Early Bird Special* 7-11 pm on Thurs. February 7, 2019. 49th State Theater in Anchorage. Tickets available at myalaskatix.com/events/snowball _____ Backcountry recreation community partners and friends! Join us at SNOWBALL where we’re celebrating YOU with funky tunes by Superfrequency, plus an awesome silent auction and raffle prizes! Hosted by Alaska Avalanche School and Friends of the Chugach Avalanche Center. Snowball is our fun way of saying thank you and celebrating another great season…

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$375.00

Alaska Avalanche School Pro 1 Bridge Course

February 9 - 10
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center,
mile 79 Seward Highway Portage, AK 99587 United States

This 2-day course includes a brief review of major topics such as: recording snow, avalanche, and weather data to SWAG standards, using hazard and risk analysis forms, and forecasting avalanche hazard factors. You will be graded and given detailed feedback during the course with a written exam and field exercises in communication, group management, snow profiles, snowpack tests, weather station and avalanche observations, and small team rescue. Pre-requisites: Level 1 & 2 Avalanche Training (prior to 2017) and 20+ days…

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$550.00

Alaska Avalanche School Level 2 Avalanche Course

February 15 - 18
Independence Mine,
23264 Gold Cord Road Palmer, AK 99654 United States

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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$500.00

Alaska Avalanche School Snowmachine Level 2 Avalanche Course

February 15 - 17
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center,
P.O. Box 100145 Anchorage, AK 99510 United States
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Backcountry snowmachiners who have completed their Level 1 course and wish to enhance their avalanche 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 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. In the…

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$395.00

Alaska Avalanche School Level 1 Avalanche Course

February 16 - 18
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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$125

BACKCOUNTRY Skiing/Snowboarding Skills

February 20
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 to riding off-piste and practicing skills in variable terrain and mixed snow conditions. Required Equipment: Students must have…

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March 2019
$175

INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING & SNOWBOARDING

March 1 - 2
Ski AK & Arctic Valley Ski Area,
Anchorage, AK 99504 United States
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If you are interested in learning the basics and safety of backcountry skiing, split boarding, or snowshoe travel, this is an excellent place to start! This is a 1.5 day class that teaches participants basic avalanche awareness, companion rescue, and provides an introduction to the concepts and equipment used in backcountry skiing, boarding, and recreating. FRI NIGHT: A 3-hr classroom session in Anchorage. -Basic avalanche awareness and safety -Intro to proper equipment (selection and use) SAT DAY: All day (class…

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