The 2022 AAS Photo Contest

Due to the pandemic, most of our typical chances to get together as a snow community have disrupted. That doesn’t mean we have to stay inside. Safe and conservative recreation, good backcountry decision making, and avalanche education continue! The Alaska Avalanche School wants to showcase positivity, safety, snow, and stoke in the backcountry community again this year with our second backcountry photo contest!

All proceeds support the school and you could win one of many rad prizes!

How it works:

This is a fundraiser! $5 donation per entry or $20 for up to 5 submissions. You can submit as many entries as you want at that fee structure!

Pictures have to be from Alaska and taken this past year.

-Best Stuck – Motorized
-Best Up Track- Non-Motorized
-Best in Show/ Best Overall – all modes
-Best Turn – all modes
-Best Snow Science /Snow grain – all modes

Grand Prizes include rafting, paragliding packages, skis and a whole bundle of sweet gear!

Contest opens: April 15th
Submissions due: April 30th

  • Submission information will be delivered to you by email, after payment.

Winners Announced: May 6-10th (one a day)

Photos will be judged by a panel of talented local photographers.

Fine print: We will be posting photos to social media and using some submissions for school material – now we told you so. Also, participants with multiple entries will be limited to one win.

Thanks to sponsors: SkiAK, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Midnight Sun Paragliding, Elite Sports Performance, Backcountry Bike and Ski, Meg Smith Art + Design, Art Seriously: Dawn Gerety, Skhoop, Hoarding Marmot, AMH, Girdwood Brewing

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Event Location

Anchorage (APU- Grant Hall)
4101 University Dr Room 315
AK 99508 (map)

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This class is held in Grant Hall room 315.

Course Dates

  • The 2022 AAS Photo Contest
     Apr 15, 2022 - Apr 30, 2022
     12:00 am - 10:55 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 112