News and Events:

  • Thank you to BCA for allowing AAIC to test the new Tracker III. Stay tuned for more on this new technology from our forecasters in the field.
  • We’d like to extend a big thank you to the City of Valdez for support of the Beacons and Eggs event held in Valdez, April 12th. We had a great turn out!
  • Thank you BIG FAT BUDDHA and all those who made April 5th’s event a success. More than $1000 was raised for avalanche education scholarships!
  • Heli ski guide dies following Haines avalanche March 15, 2014<here>.
  • AAIC earns the Governor’s Special Achievement Award at the 33rd annual Governor’s Safety Conference for our work to establish a statewide forecast and education network. Thanks to everyone for your support and work in helping to make this dream a reality. Full press release here: 03.05.14 Press Release
  • New high elevation weather station <here> at 6600 feet above the Valdez Glacier <here>
  • Project Zero (avalanche fatalities) Know the Snow video contest <here>

Want to Learn More?:

– Check the Avalanche Courses page often for classes near you! Find avalanche education opportunities throughout Alaska.
– The Further Learning page is a huge library of online avalanche information.

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