Dec
22
8:00 AM08:00

Avalanche Rescue Course

Tuition: $110                              REGISTER

RESCUE: Any individual who travels in snowy mountainous terrain. This one-day course (8 hours of instruction, combination classroom and field) focuses exclusively on how to be prepared and respond to an avalanche incident. Gain hands-on experience with techniques of companion rescue. Most avalanches that carry and/or bury a person are triggered by that person or someone in their party; an immediate response by member(s) of the group involved is the best chance for survival. Avalanche Rescue is one of two foundational courses in the A3’s recommended progression. Be ready to save a life; always travel with someone you trust to save yours.

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Jan
22
to Jan 27

Professional Level 2 Course

  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation CEnter (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course focuses on skills and proficiencies to enable the student to be a contributing member of an operational avalanche program. The student will be taught the proficiencies to be a skilled observer and to contribute opinions during risk management discussions.

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Jan
26
8:00 AM08:00

Avalanche Rescue Course

Tuition: $95                                REGISTER

RESCUE: Any individual who travels in snowy mountainous terrain. This one-day course (8 hours of instruction, combination classroom and field) focuses exclusively on how to be prepared and respond to an avalanche incident. Gain hands-on experience with techniques of companion rescue. Most avalanches that carry and/or bury a person are triggered by that person or someone in their party; an immediate response by member(s) of the group involved is the best chance for survival. Avalanche Rescue is one of two foundational courses in the A3’s recommended progression. Be ready to save a life; always travel with someone you trust to save yours.

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Nov
9
9:00 AM09:00

Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop

  • Alaska Pacific University, Atwood Building, 2nd Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center, Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Avalanche School, Alaska Avalanche Information Center and the American Avalanche Association will be hosting a gathering of snow professionals for a day of learning, presentation, discussion, and networking.

Guest speakers this year include Scott Savage, Director of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center and Pat Dryer, Juneau Mountain Rescue.

Moring session, 9am-12pm: Geared for avalanche professionals and interested public.


Afternoon session, 1-4:30pm: FREE (no ticket needed) and geared to backcountry users as well as professionals.


Post workshop social from 4:30 - 6:00pm!

Event website: akavalancheworkshop.org

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