7:00 PM19:00

Eastern Alaska Range Thru Hike

Schaible Auditorium - Bunnell Building

Join us to hear about Mike Hopper and his crew’s expedition through the Alaska Range last August. His goal was to find a possible hiking route between Black Rapids and Denali National Park. We will see a short video, as well as a great presentation about the expedition. Pizza is provided.

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Gear Swap
1:00 PM13:00

Gear Swap

Alaska Alpine Club's annual winter gear swap! February 9th from 1pm-3pm in UAF's Wood Center Ballroom.

Find great deals on gear or clean out your closet! Skis, snowboards, tents, climbing gear, technical clothing, mountaineering gear etc etc is accepted.

Turn in gear for sale: Friday February 8th from 6pm-9pm or Saturday February 9th from 10am-12pm in the Wood Center Ballroom. Please do not pre-label gear for sale! Unsold items must be picked up after the swap.

15% commission on all items sold goes to support the Alaska Alpine Club.

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AAC Slideshow: Girls on Ice
7:30 PM19:30

AAC Slideshow: Girls on Ice

Girls on Ice Alaska has been exploring and studying Gulkana Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range since 2012. Each June, a team of high school girls and professional women scientists, artists, and mountain guides engage in critical inquiry on the glacier to push themselves physically and intellectually. Girls on Ice Alaska is part of Inspiring Girls Expeditions, a program run through the University of Alaska Fairbanks that empowers young women to lead and succeed through science, art, and wilderness exploration. Join us on December 6th for stories and a slideshow from our 2018 expedition, and to learn about Inspiring Girls Expeditions 2019!

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5:00 PM17:00

Eastern Alaska Range Avalanche Center Annual Fundraiser

In memory of Erik Peterson and Claire Sundgren.

This is EARAC's annual fundraiser. Last year it was at Black Rapid's but this year we are bringing to town. Funds raised go to bringing avalanche education and weather forecasting to the Interior. 
Live music by the Skidmarks! 

We will be showing the Banff Mountain Film Festival previews. 
Thanks to our title sponsor Arctic Man for support.

Tickets are now available at Beaver Sports: $40 for Public, $30 students. Online ticket sales at or

Food provided by Big Daddy's BBQ with other vegetarian options added.
Beer provided by HooDoo and Goldhill Liquor, one included with ticket.

Auction/Raffle items include:
- Two nights lodging at Black Rapids Lodge
- Flight time with Tok Air Service
- Art
- Milwaukee Drill
- Ski passes to Ski Land and Moose Mountain
- Avalanche safety gear
- Variety gift baskets
- Water Wagon gift
- Gifts from Beaver Sports
- G3
- Lemon Grass
- Much more

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7:00 PM19:00

Avalanche Awareness Slideshow

The Alaska Alpine Club and the Eastern Alaska Range Avalanche Center present a slideshow for November which is Avalanche Awareness Month. Frank Olive and James Smith will be sharing common missteps and lessons learned, information that is relevant to anyone who travels in avalanche terrain.

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