- 22 Resorts
- Consistent Snow
- Diverse destinations
- Resorts open before those of many other states
- Home to Vail, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain
Located in Chugach State Park in a glacier carved valley in the heart of Girdwood, Alaska, Alyeska Resort has built its reputation on steep terrain and deep snowpack. Alyeska receives 650 inches of snow at the summit annually and offers 1,610 acres of accessible terrain and 76 named trails serviced by nine lifts including two magic carpets. From its headwall to base, it boasts a 3,200 feet vertical rise, and trail difficulty ratings of 11% beginner, 52% intermediate, and 37% advanced to expert. The Aerial Tramway showcases the panoramic views of the Chugach State Park Mountains, hanging glaciers, sparkling streams, spruce and wildlife.
Nine restaurants and lounges on site. Ski and snowboard lessons for all ability levels. Kids' programs, Youth Spring Break Ski Camps and Women's Mid-week ski clinics all available. Two full rental shop with demos available, including cross country skis and snowshoes.