Alaska Snow Safety Summit

Advancing avalanche safety in Alaska for the general public


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2015 Alaska Community Event Activities

Posted by [email protected] on June 22, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This year the Alaska Avalanche Information Center will be hosting two full-days of activities for the community. Join us for the Snow Summit on Thursday from 8:30 am. to 3:30 pm.Pre-Registraion or verbal approval is required  for this portion of the conference.Register

Day two is presented by the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center and you can register at the event or in advance

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2011 Conference Updates and Photos

Posted by [email protected] on November 22, 2011 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the photos from the conference by visiting our photo gallery. If you have photos from the conference you're willing to share, become a member and add your own album. Or check out the ones we have posted. We are working on creating a short video that captures the essence of the conference and hope to have it up and available to view shortly.

Thanks again to everyone that participated and or attended. We hope you found the experience to be valuable and worthwhile. And that you w...

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Posted by [email protected] on November 1, 2011 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Counting Down...

Two-days and counting to the start of the first Alaska Snow Safety Conference - 2011

We currently have ~60 people registered from all around the state. There is room for more & the registration online will be open until Nov 3. You are also welcome to register on site Friday morning.

Invite your friends and colleagues to this important and exciting conference.


This Alaska Snow Safety Conference website has the m...

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Posted by [email protected] on October 27, 2011 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Are you traveling to Anchorage to attend the Alaska Snow Safety Conference? The Marriott Hotel - Springhill Suites at University Lake - located next to Alaska Pacific University, will provide a delux room at the special rate of $109 per night + 12% tax. 

Book a room by calling 1-888-284-1887 and letting the reservation agent know this is for the  “Snow Safety Conference”.

Learn more by visiting their website at 

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Posted by [email protected] on October 18, 2011 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

In a state covered by snow more than half of the year, and where more people are injured or killed per capita than any other state in snow-related accidents, this conference is long overdue. 

On Saturday, Nov. 5th from 1-6p we invite the public to join Alaska's Premier Snow Safety Professionals for an afternoon of incredible training opportunities. Interactive sessions, lectures, demonstrations, brainstorming and much more.

This is an incredible opportunity to kick off your w...

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Posted by [email protected] on October 13, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (3)

We sent out a call for volunteers and have been thrilled by the response. Thank you to everyone that has signed up to volunteer. We will be sending out more information on tasks shortly.

If you have not signed up to volunteer but would like to, please send an email to [email protected] 

We have positions available include registration the day of the conference,...

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Posted by [email protected] on October 13, 2011 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Thanks to the American Avalanche Association we still have some funds available for AAA members that are intersted in attending the conference but need help with travel expenses. If you are interested in receiving a travel stipend, please send an application letter to [email protected] explaining your interest in attending the conference and your expected travel costs.


Posted by [email protected] on October 4, 2011 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (5)

This is your chance to show the world how your organization supports the mission of snow safety and avalanche awareness. Whether you ski, board, mush or ride a snowmachine, snow matters.

How your organization studies, forecasts, mitigates and educates others about it also matters.

Enter the Alaska Snow Safety Conference poster presentation and you could win a new beacon, shovel and probe thanks to BCA.

We figured anyone who works in snow ...

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Avalanche Awareness Education Month

Posted by [email protected] on August 22, 2011 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

November is Avalanche Awareness Education Month. To bring awareness to this important topic, the Alaska Pacific University, the Alaska Avalanche Information Center and the North America Outdoor Institute, along with numerous other agencies including the American Avalanche Association, Alaska Search and Rescue Association, Alaska Avalanche School, Alaska Railroad, Alaska Snowmobile Association, clubs and equipment providers, will convene for the first ever Alaska Snow Safety Conference.&#...

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