Tue, April 09, 2019

We need your help to make avalanche forecasts work better for you!

Please join the US and Canada in this joint survey looking into how to better serve you - the users!! We want to hear from all types of backcountry recreationalists, at every level, especially those that are just beginning to use the avalanche forecast. The survey takes around 30 minutes. Keep in mind those minutes could make a huge difference in making changes to how avalanche danger is conveyed and ultimately save more lives. Survey link: HERE. Participants will also be...

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!