News from Alaska

Check out all the latest happenings at Alaska ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Alaska weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Alaska ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Alaska coverage from the entire ski season.
2016/2017 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region  - ©Liam Doran

2016/2017 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region

2016/2017 season pass prices for multi-region ski passes. Full Article

Pond Skimming Rites of Spring Arrive - ©Sunshine Village

Pond Skimming Rites of Spring Arrive

Pond skimming season is just underway with events scheduled across North America this spring.

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Deep Western Snowpack Extends Season - ©Coast Mountain Photography

Deep Western Snowpack Extends Season

Heavy March snowfall prompts ski resorts across the West to extend season.

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  • New Chairs for Eaglecrest

    In recent years, the early season snow line at Alaska's Eaglecrest resort has moved from the level of the lodge, which is located at 1100 feet above sea level, to approximately 1500 feet. This places the early season snow line above the bottom of the double chairlifts at Eaglecrest and has caused early season access problems. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Alyeska Looking for Volunteers

    The U.S. Alpine Championships will be held at Alyeska Resort between March 27 and April 3 and the resort is still looking for volunteers to help pull the event off. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Alyeska Eager to Expand

    John Byrne III recently announced expansion plans for Alaska's Alyeska Resort, an operation he purchased just three months ago. The plan is divided into two components: to revise the Alyeska Resort master plan and to develop a concept for expansion into Winner Creek. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Alaska Cold, Dry - and Loving It

    Although records only go back as far as 1972, Valdez, Alaska has seen record low temperatures this month and is on its way to having its driest month on record as well, according to local weather watchers. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Alpenglow Offers Prez Day Free Ride

    As a way to thank loyal locals and to celebrate President's Day, Alaska's Alpenglow resort was not only open for a rare Monday run, they offered all Anchorage Ski Club members a free day on the slopes. Non-members needn't have worried, if you signed up on Monday they still let you up the hill for free. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Alaska Heli-Ski Packages Booking Fast

    Spots for Points North Heli-Adventures are 95 percent full for 2007. PNH is the only all-inclusive heli-ski operation in Alaska that offers a flight-hour rate instead of a guaranteed vertical package rate. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Women Ski for Each Other at Kincaid Park

    The 11th annual Alaska Ski for Women took place on February 4, 2007, in Anchorage, Alaska, at Kincaid Park. This 2.4 mile Nordic ski event for women of all ages and abilities saw ladies in colorful costumes come together to raise funds for local non-profit organizations that help stop domestic abuse against women and children. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Business Up In Alaska

    Anchorage, Alaska's biggest city, has already received nearly 190cm of snow this year, which is more than it normally receives in an entire winter. With snow like that in the city you can just imagine what the resort and backcountry is like and local ski and snowboard shop owners say they're having a busy year trying to keep up with demand. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Racers Ready for Regionals at Alyeska

    Alaska plays host to the Western Region FIS U.S. Nationals Qualifying in two Downhill and Super Giant Slalom races this week. Competitors are vying for spots in the U.S. National Alpine Skiing Championships to be held at Alyeska later this year. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Tordrillo Heli-Skiing Spots Going Fast

    There may never be another year quite like record-breaking 2006/07 for experiencing heli-skiing in Alaska. The Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is 60 miles west of Anchorage and situated between two 11,000-foot volcanoes. Most runs serviced through the area range between 3,000 and 4,000 vertical feet and are littered with layers of fresh. Full Article

    16th January 2007

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