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The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center, Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Avalanche Information Center and the American Avalanche Association will be hosting a gathering of snow professionals for a day of learning, presentation, discussion, and networking.

The 2016 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop (SAAW) will be held Friday, November 4th at Alaska Pacific University from 9am to 4:30pm, doors will open at 8:30.

NEW THIS YEAR:   Afternoon session (1-4:30pm) is FREE and geared to backcountry users as well as professionals!!

Location: APU’s Atwood Building, 2nd Floor.

Guest speakers this year include Drew Hardesty, from the Utah Avalanche Center, and Gabe Wolken, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Please see the Schedule for a list of presentations and speakers!!

This will be the 4th annual SAAW and like the past workshops, we are looking forward to a great day of learning, networking and fun. Thank you to everyone who has made our first three events a huge success!!

The SAAW organizing committee:

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 *This event is partially funded by a generous grant from the American Avalanche Association. The $20 registration fee provides the reminder of funding – 100% of proceeds go directly to keeping the Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop sustainable.
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