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Summer Mountain Report

Hiking & Aerial Tramway Status
Aerial Tram The Aerial Tram is OPEN.  Hours of operation are from 9:30am - 9:30pm daily.

Alyeska is OPEN to uphill hiking (work roads only during Bike Park operations) including Race Trail, Lower Bowl, North Face Trail along with Mighty Mite and Mountaintop Trails on the upper mountain. Please obey all posted signs and closures.


Alyeska Bike Park Status
Bear Cub Quad, Ted's Express & Glacier Bowl Express

The Alyeska Bike Park is OPEN Fridays - Sundays from 12 - 6pm, including Labor Day Monday. Glacier Bowl Express and the upper mountain trails are open from noon - 5pm, Fridays-Sundays! 


Mountain Updates

August 16, 2019 10:00 AM

Hello Alyeska Fans,

The Tram is OPEN, and will operate from 9:30am - 9:30pm daily.

The Alyeska Bike Park is OPEN Fridays - Sundays with both Bear Cub Quad and Ted's Express spinning from noon to 6 pm. Glacier Bowl Express is open for the season! GBX will operate Fridays - Sundays, 12-5 pm.  The Bike Park will have additional holiday operations Labor Day Monday. The Sitzmark Bar & Grill is OPEN starting at noon Fridays through Sundays. 


The North Face Trail is OPEN to the Upper Tram Terminal. On the upper mountain both Mighty Mite Hike and Mountain Top Trail are open for hiking. Please use caution and have appropriate footwear when hiking in those areas. 

Winner Creek Trail is OPEN for out-and-back hiking but the Hand Tram is currently CLOSED.

Please obey all posted signs and closures. Thanks and get out and enjoy the hiking trails in the Girdwood Valley! 

2019/20 Season passes are on sale NOW!  The Hotel Ticket Office hours are 9am - 9pm daily.

** New for 2019/20 - Season Pass Payment Plan!
  • 20% down
  • Equal monthly payments until 11/30/19
  • Must be paid in full by 11/30/19
  • Available in-person or phone orders only
  • Not available for group purchases 

View the Full Calendar of Events here.

**This report will be updated weekly during summer operations.**

Current Lift Status


Lift Hours Status Notes
Aerial Tram  9:30 am - 9:30 pm OPEN The Aerial Tram is OPEN, and operates daily from 9:30am-9:30pm
Bear Cub Quad  12pm - 6pm  OPEN Alyeska Bike Park is OPEN Fridays - Sundays from 12 - 6pm
Ted's Express  12pm - 6pm OPEN Alyeska Bike Park is OPEN Fridays - Sundays from 12 - 6pm
Glacier Bowl Express  12pm - 5pm OPEN GBX is OPEN Fridays - Sundays from 12 - 5pm


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Sitzmark Bar & Grill

Sitzmark Bar & Grill

OPEN Fridays-Sundays at NOON


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Mountaintop Dining

Bore Tide Deli and Bar are OPEN 11am-6pm

Seven Glaciers is OPEN 5pm-10pm