Pro / Pro 1 / Turnagain / Jan 8-12, 2025

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:

Your enrollment will not be held or complete until we have received all enrollment paperwork and tuition is paid.

You are only fully enrolled once you receive an email confirming your registration is Approved.

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) 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 study materials will be delivered through Google Classroom 60-days ahead of your course.

*Please note that there is no lodging included in this course* We encourage you to find lodging in Girdwood and avoid commuting, as poor winter road conditions can hinder travel to class.

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Event Location

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

Course Dates

  • Pro / Pro 1 / Turnagain / Jan 8-12, 2025
     Jan 8, 2025 - Jan 12, 2025
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 17