Avalanche & Backcountry Riding Safety for Snowmachiners


Do you ride in the backcountry?

This training will help you plan and prepare as a ready rider.


  • have avalanche rescue gear and practice using it
  • attend avalanche & backcountry riding safety classes
  • know where to find & use avalanche & weather forecasts/observations/information
  • recognize backcountry hazard including exposure to winter elements, poor visibility, glacier travel
  • communicate, plan, and manage their riding groups

Classroom Session: 2 hours indoor, FREE
(participants are encouraged to become members of their local snowmachine clubs and avalanche center)

  • February 17 Glennallen PWSC 6-8pm contact 907.822.3673 ext.22 for more information

  • further sessions in the works (if you have a venue/shop that wants to host, contact us)

Field Session: full day on-snow, $100

  • Avalanche & Backcountry Riding Safety Jan25, 29, 2017 Palmer, Eureka

Special thanks to AARP and Eagle River Polaris & Arctic Cat for sponsoring these events.


Posted in AAIC Course Descriptions.

Sarah Carter