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Alyeska Resort Ski Resort Guide

Alyeska Resort Ski Resort Guide

Entry into the Valley of the Tusk, Valdez, Alaska, Alyeska Resort photo

Alyeska Resort

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Alyeska Resort

Photo credit: Ali Saeidi

Ali Saeidi NeghabeKoohestaN, Alyeska Resort photo

Alyeska Resort

Photo credit: Ali Saeidi

Ali Saeidi NeghabeKoohestaN, Alyeska Resort photo

Alyeska Resort

Photo credit: Ali Saeidi

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 27 Mar

  • Last Snowfall: 27 March 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 200 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 25 cm
  • Piste: Spring
  • Off-piste: -

Today’s Weather (638 m)

light snow
10 ESE10
0 °C F-Level
light snow
10 SE10
0 °C F-Level
snow showers
5 N5
0 °C F-Level

Alyeska Resort, in the United States (Alaska State), is a medium sized ski resort with 9 ski lifts (6 chair lifts, 2 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 975 metres (3200 feet) of vertical descent. Alyeska Resort has 1610 acres of terrain providing 76 trails. Alyeska Resort is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for beginners and advanced skiers. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Alyeska Resort. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and 2 half pipes. About 10% of the trails, at Alyeska Resort, are covered by snow-making. The closest airport is at Anchorage and the transfer time is only 0.5 hours. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Alyeska Resort.

Resorts close to Alyeska Resort include: Alpenglow (24 km), Hilltop Ski Area (38 km), Klondike Heliskiing (870 km), Eaglecrest Ski Area (878 km), Tulsequah Heliskiing (908 km),

Alyeska Resort Location Maps

Alyeska Resort Location Map

All Alyeska Resort Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 76
  • Beginner: 11%
  • Intermediate: 52%
  • Advanced: 37%
  • Cross-country: -
  • Snowmaking: 10%
  • Acres of ski: 1610
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: 2


  • Restaurants: 9
  • Bars: -
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1125 m


  • Draglifts: 2
  • Chairlifts: 6
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 1
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 5 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 19 Apr 2015

Visitor Reviews of Alyeska Resort

John Brawn from United States writes:

Yah, I wouldn't recommend it either. My youngest almost got eaten there! Kidding, but all around seem hungry + moving too fast to be up to any good.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Alyeska Resort

city forecasts
Anchorage, United States 52 km
Fairbanks, United States 425 km
Juneau, United States 876 km
Prince George, Canada 1745 km
Grande Prairie, Canada 1875 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Alyeska Resort

surf forecast
Bird Point (Tidal Bore), United States 131 km
Termination Point, United States 402 km
Mill Bay, United States 404 km
Monashka Bay, United States 406 km
Fossil Beach Kodiak, United States 444 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Alyeska Resort

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Alyeska Resort

mountain forecasts
Bird Peak, Alaska (United States) 13 km
Polar Bear Peak, Alaska (United States) 13 km
Eagle Peak (Alaska), Alaska (United States) 17 km
Indianhouse Mountain, Alaska (United States) 27 km
Ptarmigan Peak (Alaska), Alaska (United States) 29 km