Pro / Pro 1 / Turnagain / Jan 7-11, 2023

Location: Turnagain Pass, AK

Online Pre-Coursework: 15-20 hours

Field: 5-days

Operating under a special use permit with the Chugach National Forest.


Application will be pending as “not approved” until all enrollment application materials are received at:

Not Approved application doesn’t hold a spot. Completion of payment is due after submission of paperwork.

You are fully enrolled once you receive an Approved email.


Student Requirements for Enrollment (1-3 all required):

1) Course applicants have completed the following A3-recognized courses prior to enrollment:

a) Recreational Level 1 Avalanche Training

b) Avalanche Rescue

2) One winter season (20 days or more) of relevant experience (demonstrated through one of the following).

c) Prior avalanche work experience;


d) A supervised unpaid work internship in the guiding/avalanche industry supported by a letter of reference;


e) Letter of recommendation from AAA Professional member;


f) AAA Membership (Affiliate or Professional);


g) Winter backcountry travel experience supported by documented trip planning and recorded field observations that contributed to avalanche hazard assessment and personal avalanche risk management.

Recommended Steps for Enrollment: 1) Recreational Level 2 Avalanche Training

3) Students must pay a student administrative fee to the American Avalanche Association and submit a receipt with their application package. This fee is non-refundable so please check to make sure there is space in the course you are interested in before paying this fee. More information here:

Proactively send these Requirements ahead of time, thanks.

Pre-course materials will be delivered through Google Classroom once your application is completed and approved.

*Please note that there is no lodging included in this course* We encourage to find lodging in Girdwood and avoid commuting, as the highway can be unpredictable.

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Event Location

Turnagain Pass
Center Ridge Parking Lot
Turnagain Pass
AK 99631 (map)


Classroom sessions will be held at either Online Learning website or Google Classroom. Field sessions will be held in Turnagain Pass. Paid registrants will be contacted prior to the event for classroom details.

Course Dates

  • Pro / Pro 1 / Turnagain / Jan 7-11, 2023
    Spots go on sale at 8am
    Jan 7, 2023 - Jan 11, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 1