Riding bikes is fun; uphill, downhill, on dirt, on pavement on nice sunny days and on rainy days. Bikes are all-around awesome. Go ahead; try to be in a bad mood on your bike. You can’t if you’re doing it right. If you can then there’s something seriously wrong with ...Read More
The rules are simple, climbers have ten hours to hike up Alyeska’s North Face Trail, ride the tram down and repeat as many times as possible. Sounds easy right? Well, maybe the first couple of laps are. The 7th annual Alyeska Climbathon is taking place from 9 a.m. to 7 ...Read More
7th Annual Blueberry Festival, The Most Fun you can Have with Blueberries in Alaska Blueberries, Mother Nature’s homemade fruit snacks grow right here in our back yard. These delectable little treats are perfect for pancakes, baked goods or, how I prefer them, in the raw for snacking. They’re a staple ...Read More
Alyeska Bike Park & Sitzmark Bar & Grill Open June 27 - June 23, 2014
Opening day for biking season is scheduled for Friday, June 27, 2014 and operations will continue through September 28, 2014. Lift-accessed downhill mountain biking offers lift loading hours between 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays plus the holiday Monday of September 1. Bikers are able to load their bikes onto the Bear Cub Quad, Ted’s Express and Glacier Bowl Express to access the downhill mountain biking trails.
Alyeska Resort Celebrates Blueberry Season with Family Fun & Free Live Music - July 22, 2014
All over the Glacier Valley blueberry plants are starting to bloom with world-famous Alaskan blueberries, the featured ingredient in Alyeska Resort’s Seventh Annual Blueberry Festival. Scheduled for August 9 and 10, 2014, the festival will be held in the beautiful grounds surrounding The Hotel Alyeska pond courtyard from 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. each day with free admission.
Alyeska Resort hosts its annual Fiddlehead Festival on June 7 & 8 - May 20, 2014
The key ingredient to Alyeska Resort’s popular early summer festival can be found throughout the valley just in time for the Alyeska Fiddlehead Festival, scheduled for June 7 and 8, 2014. The family-friendly outdoors festival will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. each day. Admission to the festival is free.
Glacier Bowl Express Opens for Biking on July 11 - July 3, 2014
Alyeska Resort is proud to announce that beginning July 11, Glacier Bowl Express, the resort’s newest chairlift, will be open for downhill biking. With the addition of Glacier Bowl Express to the currently operating chairlift’s Ted’s Express and Bear Cub Quad, riders will begin their downhill ascent from 2750 feet in elevation, with Alyeska’s renowned views of the Turnagain Arm and surrounding mountains.
Oktoberfestivies at Alyeska Resort - August 27, 2014
Alyeska Resort’s lively Oktoberfest features authentic Bavarian food, plentiful amounts of beer, polka music, and closing sets by Anchorage bands Rebel Blues and Nervis Rex. The celebration spans two weekends: Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4, 2014, continuing the following weekend, Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, 2014. The event takes place in the Alyeska Resort Daylodge and admission into the festival is free and open to all ages.