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March 2019

Alaska Avalanche School Level 1 Avalanche Course

March 22 - 24
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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2019 SKIMO (Up/Down) Ski Race fundraiser to benefit the Alaska Avalanche School.

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arctic Valley Ski Area,
Arctic Valley Rd, Fort Richardson Anchorage, AK United States
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2019 Annual Ski-Mo Race! The Alaska Avalanche School is hosting the premier ski mountaineering event in the Front Range at Arctic Valley Ski Area in partnership with AMH. This is going to be a fun¬†event– all abilities are encouraged to participate. There will be both a recreational/beginner class and a racing class-¬†registration for both is $25.00. Or $35 the day of the race, save $10 and register early. Cost does not include a lift-ticket, and a lift ticket is not…

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April 2019

Alyeska Beacon Park

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Alyeska Ski Resort,

Have you practiced your avalanche companion rescue skills? Backcountry Access (BCA) and Alyeska Ski Resort are will have a beacon training park set up all day on March 9, March 23, and April 6. Check in at the Roundhouse patrol station, Top GBX station or visit the Snow Report for location of the BCA Search Park Snow report link:

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