Alyeska Resort Ski Resort

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# 5Small Ski Area in North America
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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. The Aerial Tram showcases the panoramic views of the Chugach State Park Mountains, hanging glaciers, sparkling streams, spruce and wildlife.

This is a four-season resort. During summer, visitors can take hikes on Winner Creek Trail or go biking. Nearby destinations, including Spencer Glacier, Portage Glacier, Whittier, Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park and Denali National Park and Preserve.

Where Is Alyeska Ski Resort Located?

The nearest airport is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). From there, it’s about an hour to the ski resort. Once you’re landed, there are many different options, including BAC limousines, Checker Cab for large groups and rental cars. Guests of The Hotel Alyeska can take advantage of a special rate with the Four Seasons Transportation Group.

Plan Your Trip

Alyeska Resort Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

207"
129"
86"
43"
13"
38"
Dec
172"
Jan
13"
Feb
20"
Mar

Terrain Overview

76
Runs in Total
1.0 mi
Longest Run
1610 ac
Skiable Terrain
550 ac
Night Skiing
113 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 7

1
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

3939'
Summit
2500'
Vertical Drop
250'
Base

Important Dates

December 18, 20202020/12/18

Projected Opening

April 18, 20212021/04/18

Projected Closing

128

Projected Days Open

150

Days Open Last Year

1959

Years Open

669"

Average Snowfall
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