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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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Alyeska Aerial Tram

The Alyeska Aerial Tram is a seven-minute scenic ride from The Hotel Alyeska to 2,300 ft in elevation and the top of Mt. Alyeska. From the Tram, you can see miles in all directions – including views of the Turnagain Arm, up to seven “hanging” glaciers and endless peaks deep into the Chugach Mountain range. Don’t forget to look down! Moose and bear sightings are common, too.

Enjoy the Views

At the Upper Tram Terminal, there is an observation deck providing even more breath-taking panoramic views of majestic mountains, hanging glaciers, sparkling streams, towering spruce, and an array of wildlife. The observation deck is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch or beautiful evening sunset. Telescopes are also available along the deck. The Glacier Express Restaurant located in the Upper Tram Terminal offers hearty, casual fare. Purchase a Tram+Lunch Combo at the Tram Ticket Office for an easy lunch-time option and great savings!

Scenic Foot Passenger Rates   Tram+Lunch Combo Rates
Adult$20                     

Adult                                                              

$30
Senior (60-69)$17Senior/Military$25
Senior (70 & up)$10Student (13-18)$25
Military$17Child (6-12)$16
Student (13-18)$17Child (5 & under)$7.50
Child (6-12)$10
Child (5 & under)Free  
Guests Dining at Seven GlaciersFree           
Girdwood Resident (after 5 pm)$10  
Summer Tram Season Pass (all ages)$150  
Paraglider$150  

 
These are sightseeing only prices. For skiing and snowboarding see lift ticket or season pass pricing. 

   

You can reach the Tram Ticket office at 907-754-2275.

* Tram schedule subject to change


For up-to-date reports, stay in touch with the Alyeska Tram & Lifty Crews. 

Tram Stats

  • Maximum Speed: 26 miles per hour (42 kilometers per hour)
  • Average Time: 4 minutes in the winter and 7 minutes in the summer
  • Capacity: Each of the two cars holds a maximum of 60 persons. The maximum in the winter is 800 persons per hour.
  • Elevations Lower Tram Terminal: 306 feet (93 meters)
  • Upper Tram Terminal: 2,334 feet (711 meters)
  • Vertical Rise: 2,025 feet (617 meters)
  • Length of Span: 3,869 feet (1179 meters)

Tram Operating Schedule*

  • May 6 to 26, 2011: Friday to Sunday (conditions permitting)
  • May 27 – October 2, 2011: 9:30 am – 9:30 pm
  • October 3 -23, 2011: 10 am – 6pm
  • October 24 – November 22, 2011: closed for maintenance
  • November 23, 2011 – April 29, 2012: open for ski season


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