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Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty
January 21, 2015

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Well I must say this last week in Utah at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School was quite a success. The adventures started with having a service dog in the airport, to flying in an AirMed helicopter to an avalanche scenario on the final day of class. Monty was ...Read More

Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty,



Safety First Kids
January 15, 2015

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Safety First! National Safety Month occurs every year in January. Many ski areas across the country participate in Safety Month to educate skiers and snowboarders about being safe, and to use common sense on the slopes. National Safety Month includes a poster drawing contest, a photo contest, and participating resorts also compete for ...Read More

Safety First Kids,



Monty Goes to College
January 13, 2015

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Alyeska’s youngest Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Monty, has arrived in the great state of Utah where he will be joining other rescue dogs from all over the world for specialty training with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue search and rescue dog school. Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School is a four day ...Read More

Monty Goes to College,



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snowshoe_actionSnowshoeing & Snowshoeering

Looking for a snow sport that will allow you to tour Alyeska’s beautiful landscape and scenery? Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the resort and experience all of Alaska’s natural beauty. Enjoy a beautiful hike through Moose Meadows, or any of the surrounding trails at the base of Mt. Alyeska. Choose to go out on your own, or register for a guided snowshoe tour with a local outfitter and get the most out of your exploration.

Trail maps are available at Concierge and Front Desk. Rental equipment is available at the Hotel Rental Shop located on the 2nd floor.

Snowshoe Rentals

All Ages

Snowshoes 

$15


Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy the Alaskan backcountry on a guided snowshoe hike. Come explore the Historic Iditarod Trail while snowshoeing along Winner Creek. Tour is 2.5 miles long, takes two to three hours, and moderate in level. Your naturalist guide will point out and discuss the flora and fauna of North America's northern-most temperate rainforest. You may even see a moose!

snowshoe_coupleThe guided hike includes: van shuttle from the hotel plus hot drinks and snack. Please wear hiking or winter boots; winter clothing to include: ski-type water-resistant jacket, pants, gloves, wool or fleece hat, dress in layers wearing long johns, warm winter socks, bring a day-pack or fanny pack for water and camera. Trips finish at The Hotel Alyeska. These winter snowshoeing trips are great for families and groups.

Departs daily between November – April at 9 am
Rates: Half-Day (2-3 hours): $149 per Adult; $129 per child
Full-Day (6-8 hours): $189 per Adult
Participant age: 9 and up
No previous experience necessary. 

Transportation
Price includes a courtesy shuttle from The Hotel Alyeska to the climbing or skiing area. Pick-ups in Anchorage are an additional fee.

Directions
All trips meet in The Hotel Alyeska front lobby unless otherwise arranged.

Offered by Alaska Backcountry Access


Snowshoeering

Ready for an extreme adventure? Try our unique snowshoeering tour, a combination of snowshoeing and canyoneering at the Historic Crow Creek Gold Mine. Rappel hundreds of feet into the canyon utilizing harnesses, ropes and ladders to explore glacial streams and massive frozen waterfalls. Discover the hydro-mining history which altered the landscape leaving canyons trickling with freezing water.

Epic scenery awaits around every corner mountaineering with crampon snowshoes up various obstacles on the way up and out of the canyon. Balance, endurance, coordination and winter gear are required for this active adventure. Try your hand at guaranteed gold panning too. No previous experience necessary. 

Departs daily at 10 am or 1 pm (allow 4 hours)
Rates: $159 per Adult; $149 per child age 8 - 12

Transportation
Price includes a courtesy shuttle from The Hotel Alyeska to the climbing or skiing area. Pick-ups in Anchorage are an additional fee.

Directions
All trips meet in The Hotel Alyeska front lobby unless otherwise arranged.

Offered by Alaska Backcountry Access

 


To reach Concierge, please call 907-754-2108 or email for more information. The Concierge Desk is located next to the Front Desk at The Hotel Alyeska.



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