Girdwood local and Alyeska Resort athlete Elyse Saugstad is in the running in the TGR Co-Lab contest, watch her film and vote! http://colab.tetongravity.com/entries/view/elyse-saugstad#.UbofIPnFXX5
Spring time is a relatively short season in Alaska. The cold of winter seems to last forever, then before you know it, the snow is melted and the flora of south central AK is growing. One barely notices this transformation because of mild temperatures and lots of rain, which is ...Read More
Face it, mom has taken care of you and put up with you for as long as you’ve been around. This includes making you countless breakfasts, lunches and dinners not to mention snacks, birthday cakes and holiday meals. Sunday May 12 pay her back with a brunch at Alyeska Resort’ ...Read More
|Aerial Tram||9:30 am to 9:30 pm||Open||The Aerial Tram is open 7 days a week from 9:30am - 9:30pm for sightseers and summer enthusiasts. Hike up the Mountain & enjoy a complementary ride back to the Valley floor! Fun things to enjoy at the top of the Tram: Seven Glaciers, our 4 Diamond Restaurant, the Glacier Express, and the Roundhouse Museum. The Tram will also run for downhill biking from Sept. 6 - Oct. 14th.|
|Winner Creek Trail - Multi Use|
The Winner Creek Trail is melting out. It is very passable, but be prepared for poor footing and some slick areas. The trail is open from the Hotel to the Girdwood Hand Tram. The hand tram is CLOSED for repairs. The resort side trail head is located near the Hotel Alyeska, at the base of the Aerial Tram.
|Winner Creek Extension Trail - Multi Use|
The Winner Creek Extension Trail has melted out out from the snow. It is very passable. This is a multi use and multi directional trail that connects the Daylodge base area to the Hotel. You can hop on this trail from the Verbier Bike Path on the Daylodge side or the bike path tunnel from the Hotel side. Please look for the trail signs.
|Chair 3 & 7 Roads - Multi Use||The Lower Mountain Trails are mostly snow free & drying out. Excellent hiking conditions. Please continue to observe any posted CLOSED signs.|
|Race Trail - Hiking Trail|
The Race Trail route is now open! Please respect the construction closure around the base of Chair 6. By pass that area using Jett Way to continue up thru Runway. There is significant snow (& no trail) remaining above Midway Chair 1. Best to use Jett Way to get to top of Tram.p>
|Blueberry Pancake - DH Bike Trail||Has some snow and ice on it. This trail needs more time to dry out before we open it to biking.|
|Tanaka Road - Hiking Trail|
Tanaka Road is now open for hiking! The route to the Top of the Tram is: Tanaka Road to Creek Crossing > Ego Flats > Weir > Main Street. Please stay on the plowed route. Please observe CLOSED area around the base of Chair 6.
|North Face Trail - Hiking Trail|
The North Face Trail is closed due to too much snow. The trail is closed with ropes & signage for your safety. The North Face is very steep and is very slippery until the snow melts off the trail.
|Disc Golf Course||Notes|
|Closed for Play||We hope to have the disc golf course open in about two - three more weeks. We are waiting for snow to melt and the course to dry out before we install the baskets.|
|Mountain Updates:||Alyeska Resort is offering YOGA classes on Saturdays at 8:30am, Sundays at 9:30am or Thursdays at 6:30pm. $15 per session or purchase a 10x punch pass for $120. Please call 907-754-2550 for more information and to reserve your space in advance.|
|The Inside Line:||Winter 2013-14 Season Passes and Summer 2013 Bike Passes are on sale now. Please swing by the Tram Ticket Office or call at 907-754-2275.|
|Events & News:||Most of the Mountain is now open to hiking. Construction Projects will determine what is open on a daily basis. Please check this site or the SKI-SNOW hotline for closures. Please respect CLOSED areas (base of Chair 6). The North Face remains closed to all traffic. The Bowl Route is the best way to the top tram terminal. The Bears & Moose are out & about so please be AWARE.|