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Great Musical Talent Coming Up at the Sitz!
July 25, 2016

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The Sitzmark Music Scene just keeps getting better and better this summer, and August is no exception.   Every Saturday night the Sitzmark holds FREE concerts at 10pm, featuring a new band each week.  The Good Time Travelers will be hitting [...]

Great Musical Talent Coming Up at the Sitz!,



Forest Fair After Party at the Sitzmark
June 30, 2016

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As we jump into the 41st Annual Girdwood Forest Fair, the quaint little town of Girdwood easily quadruples in size.     The Girdwood Forest Fair is a 3 day long family event that has become a yearly event, attracting people from all over Alaska. [...]

Forest Fair After Party at the Sitzmark,



Winter Dreamin’ – Season Pass Sale Ends June 30
June 28, 2016

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$999 Season Pass Sale. Purchase By June 30!  It may be the middle of summer but ski and snowboard fanatics everywhere always have snow on the back of their minds. Summer is great, it really is, especially in Alaska. The [...]

Winter Dreamin’ – Season Pass Sale Ends June 30,



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Girdwood Sign smallDiscover Girdwood, Alaska

Girdwood has a rich history steeped in gold fever. Originally called “Glacier City”, Girdwood was founded as a supply camp for placer gold miners. It was renamed for Colonel James Girdwood, an entrepreneur and linen merchant who staked the first four gold claims along Crow Creek in 1886.

Crow Creek Mine was one of the largest producing hydraulic placer gold mines in Southcentral Alaska. During its peak production, historians estimate that 700 ounces of gold were extracted per month. Mining operations came to a standstill during World War II, and local lore claims that more gold remains in the creek than was mined.

Today, Girdwood is a vibrant community and part of the Municipality of Anchorage. Those who call Girdwood home are made up of a diverse population of outdoor enthusiasts, local businesses, services and Anchorage commuters. Complete with a mercantile, post office, many bed & breakfast locations, restaurants & bars, and shops, Girdwood offers natural beauty, convenience and a rich heritage for residents and visitors alike. Visit the Girdwood Chamber website for more information.


Glacier Valley Transit

Getting around Girdwood is easy. Glacier Valley Transit (GVT) operates public transportation year-round in Girdwood. The transporation service follows a fixed route from The Hotel Alyeska to the Tesoro gas station with designated stops. The GVT bus schedule is available at The Hotel Alyeska Front Desk and Concierge, and all Alyeska Ticket Office locations.

gvt route map

Schedules:

Click here for the current Bus Schedule

Please Note: Transportation schedules may vary - visit the GVT website for details. 

Fares: $1.50 for all riders
Please have exact fare ready as our operators do not carry or make change.

  • $30.00 1 Month Pass
  • $150.00 6 Month Pass
  • $250.00 12 Month Pass

Monthly bus passes are available for purchase at the Alyeska Resort ticket offices and are valid for unlimited transportation.The Alyeska Resort Ticket Offices accept credit cards, debit cards, checks and cash. Punch passes are available at the Tram Ticket Office only.

Guests at The Hotel Alyeska enjoy complimentary rides on the GVT bus. Show your guest lodging voucher from The Hotel Alyeska and ride for free during your stay. This a great way to grab dinner at one of Girdwood's great restaurants, or to catch a ride home after catching a show at the Sitzmark Bar & Grill. Compliments of Alyeska Resort. 

GVT busses are equipped with handicap accessible lift and safety straps. Dial-A-Ride-Service (DART) is also available for the disabled who need assistance to a bus stop, please call 907-382-0090 for more information. For more information about GVT, visit their website. 



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