AMERICAN AVALANCHE ASSOCIATION

Promoting and supporting professionalism and excellence in avalanche safety, education and research in the United States.

ABOUT US

The American Avalanche Association (AAA) is comprised of a collective group of dedicated professionals engaged in the study, forecasting, control and mitigation of snow avalanches. Association membership includes qualified researchers, professional avalanche forecasters, educators, guides, snow safety officers, snow rangers and qualified ski patrollers, technicians and specialists.

OUR PRIORITIES INCLUDE:

  • Providing information about snow and avalanches.
  • Representing the professional interests of the U.S. avalanche community.
  • Contributing to high standards of professional competence and ethics for persons engaged in avalanche related activities.
  • Exchanging technical information and maintaining communications among persons engaged in avalanche activities.
  • Providing direction for, promoting, and supporting avalanche education in the U.S.
  • Promoting research and development in avalanche safety.

THE AVALANCHE REVIEW

“The communication of thought and experience of snow science and avalanche technology is the mission of The Avalanche Review.” – Sue A. Ferguson, Ph.D., Founding Publisher

OUR PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS