Alyeska Resort

Alyeska Resort

Resort Description

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!

Terrain Breakdown

11 percent beginner; 52 percent intermediate; 37 percent advanced

The Bottom Line

The Mecca of skiing: A place where all skiers dream of shredding.


State: Alaska
Annual Snowfall: 650 inches
Vertical Drop: 2,500 feet
Ticket Prices: $70
Skiable Acres: 1,610
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
Phone: (907) 754-1111
Twitter: @ResortAlyeska
Instagram: @ResortAlyeska