Preparing for the 2021-2022 Season

There have been lots of changes at the Alaska Avalanche Information Center over the past two years. Like everyone else, the pandemic made a big impact on our operations forcing us to take steps back to regroup and meet this new challenge. We are excited for the upcoming season and look forward to providing backcountry […]

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Avalanche warning

Get Armed With Education

This upcoming season the AAIC will be working in collaboration with the Alaska Avalanche School and Alaska Safe Riders to bring you a wide host of training opportunities. If you are new to the backcountry and looking for some introductory training or you’re ready for a Level 2, we can help. No matter what you […]

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Thank You for your support!

The AAIC is a not-for-profit 501 c3 organization and relies on public support to operate. We could not provide this life-saving service without your help and support. Thank you to all of our members, donors and sponsors who make this effort possible. We invite you to join us to ensure we are able to continue […]

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Human triggered avalanche

2019-2021 Avalanche Accidents

Between May 2019 and October 2021, there have been 11 fatalities in Alaska. Click on the dates below to view more details on each incident. May 13, 2021 – Ruth Glacier, Denali National Park – Two climbers caught in serac fall. one killed. March 27, 2021 – Matanuska Glacier – One heliskier killed February 2, […]

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A Horrible Night Out

The skies were gray and overcast when Lawrence Agosti and friends arrived at the Primrose parking lot on the Kenai Peninsula one early February morning to ride their snowmachines. Lawrence grew up riding these mountains and knows them intimately. “I feel like I know every inch of this area from all different directions.” He also […]

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Country Legends Snow Report

4.18.19 Spring Avalanche Warning

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center here with a special report thanks to the Alaska Department of Public Safety and Country Legends 100.9. The recent snow storm that dumped more than two feet of snow in Hatcher Pass proves winter is not over yet. This storm increased avalanche danger to considerable with more mixed rain and […]

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Alaska Snow

Avalanche Season is NOT over!

Many may have been fooled by our false spring. Please folks, avalanche season is not over yet! This latest storm dropped a lot of heavy, wet snow and natural avalanches are happening every where. Stay alert and always watch for what is above you! Have a safe spring. 

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Kendall Toyota Thompson Pass

4.4.19 Snow and Trail Report

  Hey snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center here with your weekly winter fun report thanks to Kendall Toyota and Q99.7. Early spring has the mountains shedding. This weekend it looks like our long stretch of sun is about to give way to a mix of rain and snow. Forecasters are predicting cooler night […]

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3.21.19 snow riders report


AAIC Snow Report 3.21.19 Hey snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center here with your weekly Snowrider’s report thanks to Kendall Toyota and Classic Country 100.9. Spring conditions have arrived with mixed rain and snow in the forecast.  Many reports of large natural avalanches have been observed in almost every region of the state. New […]

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