Mon, March 25, 2019

Where and how are Alaskans traveling in the backcounty? Take this quick survey

Got 5 minutes? Take this short survey that is investigating who, how and where Alaskans travel in the backcountry. Project lead by University of Alaska Southeast. Survey link HERE!

Fri, March 08, 2019

Turnagain Pass 20 years later. Swing by the motorized lot on March 23rd!!

Turnagain Pass 20 years later: Meet the forecasters, bring your GEAR, bring your questions! On Saturday, March 23rd from 12-2pm swing by the Turnagain Pass motorized parking lot and meet the CNFAIC avalanche forecasters, bring and test your avalanche rescue gear, ask questions and learn about the history of Turnagain Pass and the avalanche center. We'll even have a few beacons buried so you can test your skills before heading into the hills! Twenty years ago, on March 21st, 1999,...

Thu, December 20, 2018

Upcoming events:

UPCOMING EVENTS: Check out our calendar page for upcoming events and course offerings from local education providers! Don't forget that the Know Before You Go program has recently launched their online tutorials to gear you up for your avalanche course - see those at!!

Mon, December 03, 2018

Upcoming Events hosted by CNFAIC!!

Stories from Sunburst at Powder Hound Ski Shop, Girdwood – FREE December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  Join Heather Thamm, for an evening discussion on avalanche safety and awareness. More details on these and other events on our Calendar page!    

Mon, November 19, 2018

Apply NOW! Avalanche Education Scholarships offered through F-CNFAIC

The Friends of the CNFAIC have two scholarships dedicated to avalanche education. The funds generated to make these possible are in celebration of Rob Hamel and Amy Downing, their love and passion for the mountains, and to help others stay safe. We encourage you to read each one and apply if you fit the need, or pass along to someone who could benefit. Applications due on Dec 1st. Rob Hamel Scholarship Fund - For recreational users and professional avalanche workers....