As November turns into December we are all reminded that it’s the most wonderful time of year once again…WINTER! During the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas there is a lot to do; between traveling, visiting friends and family, cooking, squeezing in some work here and there and of course skiing ...Read More
Kent “want to pet my puppy?” May With marriage out of the way Kent is following the age old stall tactic of delaying having kids by just getting a dog instead. He won the kids vs. dog argument with the astute observation that no infant has ever successfully rescued anyone ...Read More
Thursday, November 28 is going to be a busy day at Alyeska. Not only is it OPENING DAY for the ski resort, but lots of people also choose to skip the kitchen stress and celebrate their Thanksgiving holiday with us. The Pond Café Thanksgiving Buffet is sold out for all ...Read More
Nordic skiing has deep-roots in this region of the state. The extensive world-class trail system in Anchorage features over 130 km of trails. Anchorage is home to three-time Olympian Kikkan Randall, just one of the seven Nordic skiers who made the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. For a trail map of Anchorage Trail System, and the latest grooming/trail reports visit the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage website.
Here in Girdwood, we have five kilometers of groomed trails for classic and skate skiers as well as numerous meadows offering spectacular tour skiing. From The Hotel Alyeska, guests can conveniently access the trail system in Moose Meadows. Located just outside the hotel main entrance, Moose Meadows is an open expanse with groomed trails for outdoor adventures including Nordic (cross country) skiing, biking, and skijoring. The meadow is also a great place to snowshoe and capture beautiful mountain photos. Trail maps are available at the Concierge and Front Desk. Update Nordic trail information is available on the daily mountain report.
TRAIL UPDATES – Girdwood has a NEW 5K ski-only trail system being constructed just north of The Hotel Alyeska. This new trail system offers spectacular rolling terrain to compliment the meadows. For further information, and updates on grooming and trail maps visit the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club website.
Guests can rent a complete Nordic Ski Package including boots, poles and skis at the Alyeska Rental Shop located on the 2nd floor of the hotel.
Nordic/Cross Country & Snowshoe Rentals
|Classic Cross Country Package - Adult Sizes||