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Alyeska - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Skiing in Alyeska
Alyeska - American Ski Resort
The largest of the existing resorts in Alaska, which has potentially more skiable terrain than the rest of the US put together and records phenomenal annual snowfall. Luxurious accommodation is provided at four diamond (star) Alyeska Prince Hotel a member of the chain which dominates Japanese ski resorts. Night skiing Friday & Saturday from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. mid-December through mid-March.
Alyeska Ski Facts
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The American ski resort of Alyeska has direct access to a total of 9 ski lifts.
Snowmaking :- Alyeska is able to augment natural snow, with 20 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 9 Ski Lifts of Alyeska are able to uplift 11,400 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
Skiing in Alyeska
Alyeska has wide ranging terrain including wide open bowls and long top-to-bottom runs that ideal for intermediates, while tree-lined runs will suit beginners.
The fast cruisers amongst more than sixty runs include Trapline, Main Street, Ego Flats and Klondike. Bump runs options are Prospector, South Face and Don's.
The steepest on-piste trails are double black diamonds like Lolo's Leap and Gear Jammer.
There are 2,000 (650m) vertical feet of lit night time terrain - one of the biggest nightlit verticals in the world.
Chugach Powder Guides offer snowcat or helicopter adventure in the world-famous Chugach Mountain Range. Their exclusive-use permit area covers miles of mountain terrain with gentle bowls, giant mountain faces, massive glaciers and sheltered tree skiing. The guides are highly trained and have extensive Alaskan experience. A full days heli-skiing guarantees 16,000 vertical feet of skiing/riding with a maximum of 20,000.
Snowboarding in Alyeska
The Perseverance Terrain Park is the place for freestylers of all abilities to session and dial in their latest tricks. The Park is loaded with rails, fun boxes and kickers, including a rainbow rail.
Freestyle terrain can be found from top to bottom on the mountain. Take Chair 6 or the Tram to hit the kickers on Mainstreet, then head down to Prince Run on Chair 7 where the rail fun begins.
Snowboard summer camp is held in June on the upper mountain Glacier Bowl.
Alyeska Aprés Ski
The main après venue is the Sitzmark, with live music on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the ski season. It's also a good warm up spot during a night of night skiing or to enjoy the deck on a sunny afternoon.
The Aurora Bar and Lounge, located on the third floor at the top of the Grand Staircase, offers everything from a casual atmosphere with sports to a relaxing venue with the soft sounds of a grand piano.
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