Alyeska is where Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe trained. There are two certified (International Ski Federation) downhill courses. Alyeska is World ... More
Alyeska is where Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe trained. There are two certified (International Ski Federation) downhill courses. Alyeska is World Class, with an average of 631 inches of snowfall every year and 1,000 acres of terrain to romp in. Alyeska Resort is a favored resort for family vacations. Mt. Alyeska offers 2,500 vertical feet of terrain. There are wide open bowls, and long top to bottom runs. The area has the only four diamond hotel in Alaska conveniently located with ski in/ski out access to the trails. The Alyeska Resort Aerial Tramway is a seven-minute ride to a viewing deck with panoramic views of the mountains, hanging glaciers, sparkling streams, towering spruce, and an array of wildlife. ActivitiesSnowboarding: All 68 runs are open to snowboarders. Terrain park and the only groomed two halfpipes in the state. Lessons, clinics and rentals all available.Cross Country Profile: Over 20 miles of cross country terrain for all abilities. Snowshoeing and dogsledding also available.LodgingThe Hotel Alyeska will call and notify its guests in the middle of the night when the Northern Lights are out. Well, they don't call everybody, just the ones who sign up. Ski in and ski out lodging on site. The hotel with 307 rooms with tram and chairlift access. Free shuttle service from day lodge to The Hotel Alyeska and tram terminal. Nearby B&Bs and condos located in Girdwood.Winter RecreationHeli and backcountry skiing, snowboarding, nordic skiing, para-skiing, dogsledding, snowcat skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, alpine skiing, and snowmobile tours all are available either at the resort or through local area services. Tubing hill. Nearby ocean glacier cruising is available year-round.
What I disliked was paying $40.00 to ski from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. when you can ski from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 for $20.00. Although it was fun! It was still the last two hours of operation. For some reason the resort shut the mountain down an hour early.... Anyways it was just decieving to find out at midway of chair one when the mountain would be closing
Built in 1929, this building housed the workers that serviced the nearby sections of the Alaska Railroad . In 1979,
the National Register claimed it as a Historic Place and now it hosts the Chugach State Park Headquarters. Check ...
In 1970 this area was declared a park. It is 500,000 acres of the Chugach Range's side and the entire
area is within the municipality of Anchorage. With a 5,000 vertical foot rise and three major campgrounds to the ...
If you are traveling into or past Girdwood, hungry or not, you must stop for a sweet roll. With recipes
varying daily, these fresh, hot rolls range from a cinnamon gooey bun, pecan roll, orange cranberry with cream cheese ...