Schedule

Calendar of Events

 

 

You can find a printable version of our complete schedule here (not just yet..)

 

LECTURE SERIES        

 

Recognition of Avalanche Hazard Lecture Series 

1 day program, $50 Per Person 

November 30 or December 28, 2013

Sat. 9:00 – 4:30 pm AAS Classroom

    

 

Weather for the Backcountry Traveler 

3 hour program, $25 Per Person

December 5, 2013

Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 pm  AAS Classroom

 

Winter Weather Forecasting for Alaska

20 hours 2 1/2 days $500.00 Per Person

November 2-4, 2013  APU Campus

Presented by: Jim Woodmencey of MountainWeather

 

 

WORKSHOPS

        

Avalanche Rescue Workshop 

1 day program, $110 Per Person

Dec. 1, 2013 Sun. 9:30 – 4:30pm Hatcher Pass

Dec. 29, 2013 Sun. 9:30 – 4:30 Glen Alps (Flattop)

 

 

Avalanche Observers/Level 2 Refresher Workshop 

3 hour~evening & 1 day~field program, $165 Per Person

Jan. 9 & 11, 2014

Thurs. 6:00-9:00pm at AAS Classroom

& Sat. 8:30-4:30pm Field Location TBA

 

 

Level 1 Refresher Workshop 

3 hour~evening & 1 day~field program, $165 Per Person

Jan. 10 & 11, 2014

Friday 6:00- 9:00pm AAS Classroom

& Sat. 8:30 – 4:30pm Turnagain Pass

 

 

Spring Snow Evaluation Workshop 

3 hour~evening & 1 day~field program, $165 Per Person

April 4 & 5, 2013

Fri. 6:00-9:00pm AAS Classroom

 Sat. 9:00-5:00pm Turnagain Pass

 

 

On the Right Track? Workshop

1 day program $110.00 per person

Custom Designed workshop for your group and your skill level.

Groups of 4 or more pick their workshop dates.

Hatcher Pass or Turnagain Pass Locations available.

 

COURSES

        

Level 1 Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Evaluation Course 

3 day program, $345 Per Person

 

Hatcher Pass Dates:

Dec. 7-9, 2013    

Dec. 14-16, 2013         

Dec. 20-22, 2013       

Jan. 3-5, 2014 

March 8-10, 2014

 

Turnagain Pass Dates:

Dec. 26-28, 2013

Jan. 18-20, 2014

Feb. 7-9, 2014

Feb. 15-17, 2014

March 14-16, 2014

 

 

Weekend Warrior~Level 1

Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Evaluation Course 

$345 Per Person

The same as the Level 1 Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Evaluation Course, this course is geared towards people who cannot take a day off of work. We meet for three hours on Thursday evenings, followed by field days on Saturdays. You also get to explore different backcountry regions! 

 

Jan. 23, 25, 30, Feb. 1, 6, & 8, 2014

Thursdays: Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6

Saturdays: Jan 25, Feb. 1 & 8

     

         
Level 2 Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Evaluation Course

4 day program, $495 Per Person

Jan. 9-12, 2014  Thurs-Sun  Hatcher Pass & Turnagain Pass

Feb. 14-17, 2014 Fri-Mon Hatcher Pass & Turnagain Pass

 

 

 

Snowmachiners Module 1: Avalanche Basics, Rescue & Human Factor

1 day program, $155.00 Per Person

Feb. 8, 2014  Sat. Turnagain Pass area (TBA)

Feb. 22, 2014 Sat. Hatcher Pass area (TBA)

 

Snowmachiners Module 2: Terrain and Observations

1 day program, $155.00 Per Person

Feb. 9, 2014 Turnagain Pass area (TBA)

Feb. 23, 2014 Hatcher Pass area (TBA)

 

Snowmachiners Module 3: Decision Making~Traveling through Terrain

1 day program, $155.00 Per Person

Mar. 1, 2014 Sat. Hatcher Pass Area (TBA)

March 2, 2014 Sun. Hatcher Pass Area (TBA)

 

 

Youth Avalanche Programs "Backcountry 101

3 hour evening & 1 day field program~$125.00 Per Person

 

Dates coming Soon for 2013-2014 Season

 

 

 

        CUSTOM PROGRAMS:

        

Alaska Avalanche School offers custom programs for private organizations, public & private schools, other outdoor instructional groups, youth groups including the boy scouts and girl scouts, search and rescue outfits, the military and much more. If your organization is interested, please contact the AAS office for more information.