testimonials

“I finally feel safe traveling in the backcountry, or at least knowing when it is safe to try.”
H.S.
Level 1 Student, 2013
 

 

“An awesome intro to backcountry skiing as well as avalanche safety.”
J.D.
Level 1 Student, 2013
 

 

“Alaska Avalanche School is an awesome introduction to safe and fun backcountry travel.
Cool people and rad instructors, you won't forget this course.”
C.P.
Level 1 Student, 2013
 

 

“I do love snow. I do not like avalanches.
This class helped with my snow addiction and my avalanche phobia.”
A.M.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

“I can’t believe that I waited so long to take this course!
There is so much to learn in this three short days and the breakdown of subjects really stays with you.
I will recommend this course to friends.”
B.R.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

 

“The best 3-day block of instruction that I have ever received.
Everyone traveling in the backcountry should take this course.”
A.P.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

“Eye opener. I learned pretty quickly how dangerous my previous habits were.”
W.G.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

“This class is likely the most useful I’ve ever taken;
it will probably prolong my life by a decade or so.”
P.D.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

“If you’re going backcountry skiing/boarding, TAKE THIS COURSE!”
P.S.
Level 1 Student, 2013
 

 

“This school teaches you to see the backcountry in a whole new light. I've become more awake.”
D.K.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

"Even if you've been in Alaska for awhile,
it's never too late to learn (more) about safe travel in Alaska's Winter Wildlands."
W.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

"Solidified my knowledge of assessing terrain and greatly expanded upon it, stopping malarky at the door."
J.B.
Level 1 Student, 
2013

 

"Well rounded course that every backcountry skier should provide themselves with." 
R.K.
Level 1 Student, 
2013

 

"You can never fully predict avalanches. The risk is always there."
C.A.
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

"Avi 1 is a perfect introduction to the hazards and the joy of the backcountry." 
B.Z. 
Level 1 Student, 2013

 

 

"If you want to enjoy the best Alaska has to offer,
you need to take this course to ensure your own safety and that of those around you."
C.Z.
Level 1 Student, 
2013

 

"The best way to learn to have fun and be safe in the mountains."
J.L. 
Level 1 Student, 
2013
 

 

"I learned more than I expeced to. I am excited to apply my new knowledge out in the backcountry."
S.L.
Level 1 Student, 
2013