|Avg Depth||92"||54"||Man Made|
With spring in full affect the end of the ski season is in sight and it’s time to put the season that was 2013/14 to bed. The days are getting long and you can feel some heat in that there sun and more and more people are out hiking, biking ...Read More
Easter is a great holiday hands down. Celebrating with family over a delicious brunch, hunting for Easter eggs and catching the sunrise in the mountains during an early morning service is what this spring holiday is all about. Alyeska Resort is celebrating all weekend with activities and events for the ...Read More
April at Alyeska Resort kicks off in impressive style with new snow and great music featuring Memphis based, alt country/rock n roll band Lucero. Lucero is many things, the base of which is centered on alt-country. With the base of alt-country they add a variety of rock styles including punk ...Read More
The Alyeska Aerial Tram is a three-to-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! In the summer months, moose and bear sightings are common, too.
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. Conde Nast Traveler rated Alyeska ~ "Best view of any U.S. ski resort." The observation deck is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch or beautiful evening sunset. Telescopes are also available along the deck. In the summer months, you can also enjoy exploring, berry picking, paragliding, and even hike on a glacier.
Tram Operating Schedule*
Open Sunday - Wednesday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Open Thursday - Saturday from 10:30 am to 8:40 pm
Tram closed for annual maintenance: April 28 - May 15, 2014
Summer 2014 Schedule
May 16 - September 28
Open Daily from 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
September 29 - October 2
October 3 - 5
Open 10 am - 6 pm
October 6 - 9
October 10 - 12
Open 10 am - 6 pm
Tram closed for annual maintenance: October 13 - November 26, 2014
Open daily through ski season
|Scenic Foot Passenger Rates|
|Senior (70 & up)||$10|
|5 & under||Free|
|Guests with advance reservations
at Seven Glaciers
You can reach the Tram Ticket office at 907-754-2275.
* Tram schedule subject to change. To ensure ample time for you and your group to enjoy your visit, we encourage you to arrive with at least an hour prior to closing times.These are sightseeing only prices. For skiing and snowboarding see lift ticket or season pass pricing. Discounted tickets may require ID/proof of age.
Enjoy the Views
Whether you are looking for a half-day hike or a scenic place to grab lunch, the Aerial Tram and Upper Tram Terminal is the perfect spot. The Glacier Express Cafe located in the Upper Tram Terminal offers hearty, casual fare.
The Alyeska Tramway, designed by Von Roll Tramways, Inc. of Switzerland, has a regenerative drive system. AC power is converted to DC, allowing the tram to operate at varied speeds – slow for scenic rides and fast for powder days.
In the winter, the tram operates at full speed. In the summer, the tram is operated at half-speed, allowing ample time to enjoy the natural beauty of the area and to spot wildlife. The tram operates two cars on a counterweight system -- as one car goes up the other car comes down.