Experience the thrill of a lifetime in Girdwood, Alaska! Surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking glaciers, Girdwood offers an unforgettable adventure for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. From skiing and snowboarding in the winter to hiking and wildlife spotting in the summer, Girdwood has something for everyone. Book your trip now and discover the beauty and excitement of Girdwood, Alaska!
Alyeska Resort has a remarkable average annual snowfall of 669 inches. Due to the remote location in Girdwood, Alaska, lift lines are short, even on powder days. With 1,610 skiable acres and seven lifts, Alyeska is a powder paradise. With a base elevation of just 250 feet, Alyeska has a huge descent of 2,500 feet for lift-accessible terrain. Skiers can rip down the slopes without any of the strain of the higher-elevation resorts. With just 11 percent of trails marked as beginner, Alyeska’s terrain consists of amazing bowls and glades that will make even the most advanced skiers sweat. Alyeska’s record snowfall was during the 2011-’12 season when 978 inches fell on the slopes. Alyeska is home to the U.S.’s longest continual double-black trail, named The North Face. The resort serves up views of the ocean, mountains, and glaciers, rewarding all visitors with breathtaking vistas at any point on the mountain. Due to its proximity to the coast, Alyeska does not always have the lightest snow, but a good set of powder skis can fix any heavy powder day. Après-ski is in the celebrated Sitzmark Bar and Grill with live music every weekend and a great atmosphere. If you are looking for world-class skiing and snow at a resort that feels like a mom-and-pop ski area, Alyeska is the place to go and it is most definitely worth the trip