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Overview

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.

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Elevation

  • 3939ft
    Summit
  • 2500ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 250ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 7
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    11%

  • Intermediate Runs

    52%

  • Advanced Runs

    37%

  • Expert Runs

    %

  • Runs

    76

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Night Skiing

    550 ac

  • Longest Run

    1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1610 ac

  • Snow Making

    113 ac

More Info

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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/15/201803/31/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    150
  • Projected Days Open
    150
  • Years Open
    59
  • Average Snowfall
    669"

Best Alyeska Resort Hotels

The Hotel Alyeska at Alyeska Resort
1000 Arlberg Road Girdwood, 99587
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Alyeska Resort Reviews

Tom MacPhail
7th April 20163
Skied here for 16 years. I have had some epic powder days but also some white-outs, heavy rain, icy, winds and closed...Full review
Mike’s iPhone
20th March 20162
As mentioned in previous reviews the trail map for this place is completely inaccurate 1/2 of the terrain is rarely/never open so...Full review
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