Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center


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Monday, April 1 at 6:00PM Bearpaw River Brewing Company TAPROOM – 4605 E Palmer-Wasilla Hwy, Wasilla, AK 99654 Meet the HPAC Forecasters as they discuss the State of the Snowpack. Celebrate the release of the third annual HPAC limited IPA brewed by Bearpaw River Brewing Company. Join us at the Taproom on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway!

Thursday, March 28th at 5:30PM at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub and Grill in Anchorage. Presented by LINE Skis and FlyLow Gear, The Mountain in My Mind is a ski and snowboard film about mental health. This breakthrough film is the first of its kind to interview skiers across the “Suicide Belt” in the Rocky Mountain

March 3, 2024


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Please consider HPAC when filing for your 2024 PFD. You can choose to contribute to one or more organizations in $25 increments, up to the entire amount of the dividend. All donations will directly support public avalanche forecasting in Hatcher Pass.

Join us Saturday, February 10th for our annual fundraiser party at the Senior Center in Palmer! The event will include live music from local Alaskan band The Jangle Bees, dancing, refreshments, and the drawing of our Winter Raffle to benefit the center.

December 18, 2023

HPAC’s 2023-24 Winter Raffle!

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For the second year, HPAC is running a winter season raffle with all proceeds directly supporting the center. The winning tickets will be drawn at our annual fundraiser, the Cabin Fever Reliever, on February 10th at the Palmer Senior Center. Winners need not be present to win. Tickets are $40 each, or three for $100

Wednesday, November 29, 6:00PM Bearpaw River Brewing Company Taproom (Palmer-Wasilla Hwy) Join HPAC as we host local guide, avalanche instructor, and author Joe Stock for a presentation marking the release of his newest book, “The Avalanche Factor.” Joe will talk about the book and dive into one of its topics, luck and avalanches. About Joe:

Friday, November 10, 9:00AM – 4:20PM Atwood Hall, Alaska Pacific University The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center, Alaska Avalanche School, Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center, and the American Avalanche Association host a gatheringof snow professionals for a day of learning, presentation, discussion, and networking each fall in early November. More information and tickets on the event