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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
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
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
Wednesday, December 31 2014
Ring in 2015 at Alyeska Resort! There's no better way to celebrate than on the slopes.
Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
An Alyeska tradition! The Torchlight Parade consists of volunteer skiers and snowboarders in a procession down the slope creating a stunning visual effect. Immediately following, fireworks will illuminate the sky for a finale show. This event is free and open to the public. The best viewing is at the Daylodge base area.
Participants include: Alyeska Ski Club, Big Alaska Snowboard Club, Challenge Alaska and Alyeska employees. Participants must be 18 years or older, strong advanced/expert level skier/rider, and poles are not allowed. Please wear older outerwear and eye protection as damage may occur from torches.
Please note that due to the parade and fireworks, there will be no night skiing on Dec. 31 and all lifts will close by 5:30 pm.
Sitzmark New Year's - Wasteland Hop
Ring in 2015 with Wasteland Hop, a lively folk/rock/hip-hop band from Colorado. Bring your dancing shoes!
$10 cover | Doors at 9 pm | 21 & over