Alyeska Resort is truly a playground for all levels of skiers. Offering 1,610 skiable acres, 76 named trails and over 650” of snow annually, Alyeska lives up to its reputation as steep and deep. Whether you are just starting out in the sport or looking to challenge yourself, you can find it here. With heli operations, visitors to Alyeska Resort can access up to 750,000 acres of backcountry terrain while lift access skiing provides action on no-fly days. Award-winning dining and spa keeps skiers well fed and feeling relaxed while the Sitzmark slopeside concert venue keeps the party going!
11 percent beginner; 52 percent intermediate; 37 percent advanced
The Bottom Line
The Mecca of skiing: A place where all skiers dream of shredding.
|Annual Snowfall:||650 inches|
|Vertical Drop:||2,500 feet|
|Number of Trails:||78|
|Number of Lifts:||7|
|Parks & Pipes:||2 parks, 1 pipe|
|Backcountry Access Policy:||n/a|
|Nearest Airport:||Anchorage, Alaska|
|Hotels/Lodging:||The Hotel Alyeska|
|Local Restaurants:||Seven Glaciers, Sakura Asian Bistro, Aurora Bar & Grill|
|Local Bars:||Sitzmark Bar and Grill|
|Season Highlights:||03/17/16 – 03/20/16: Chugach Open Big Mountain Event
04/08/16 – 04/10/16: Alyeska Spring Carnival and Slush Cup