Gettin’ Rad with Style: The 2021 AAS Photo Contest

Due to the pandemic, most of our typical chances to get together as a ski community have been put on hold this year. 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 this year with our first ever backcountry photo contest!

All proceeds support the school and you could win a pair of skis or a bunch of other rad prizes!

How it works:

This is a fundraiser! $15 donation per entry. You can submit as many entries as you want.

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

-Best Skin Track (Gotta get up that hill in style)
-Best Snow Science Picture (pit, test, obs, etc…science it up!)
-Best Dressed (if you’re not looking good, why do it, right?)
-Best Ski Turn (show us them edges)
-Best Sled Turn (braap brap!)

Grand Prize include skis, packs, probes, and a whole bundle of sweet gear!

Contest opens: March 1st
Submissions due: March 24th

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

Winners Announced: March 31st

Photos will be judged by a panel of three local skis and photographer.

Emily Sullivan
Charlie Renfro
Joe Stock

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, Black Diamond, AMH, Voile.

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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

  • Gettin’ Rad with Style: The 2021 AAS Photo Contest
     Mar 10, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
     12:00 am - 11:55 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 97