Archive for ‘Adventures In Alyeska’

Hug A Groomer

Today’s sunny skies, mild temperatures, and nonexistent crowds (Spring Break hangover, maybe?) were the perfect recipe to break out my brand spanking new-to-me telemark setup and take some Groomer Appreciation Time to practice dropping a knee. If you’ve been skiing a while you probably eschew the groomed runs and think …Read More

Posted by —March 21st, 2012

Ski Happy

It’s Thursday and you know what that means: a new night skiing cycle! Night skiing never fails to bring out the happy people and I love skiing with happy people. My friends Agnes and Matt Hage posted a great summary of a happy-people ski day a few days ago which …Read More

Posted by —March 8th, 2012

The Power of Positive Vibes

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As Alaskans, we endured a very sunny and abnormal winter last year. It tested our mettle and pushed us to take trips south where snow seemed to be more abundant. Luckily, Mother Nature works in mysterious ways and some how, some way, with all the snow dances and positive powder thoughts …Read More

Posted by —December 29th, 2011

Transition from spring to summer

With the temperature rising and the sun light lasting until midnight, the seasons of change from spring to summer are upon us. With rain comes melting snow and with melting snow comes accessible acreage for our mountain biking operations. The Alyeska crew is working hard to build trails and features for …Read More

Posted by —May 26th, 2011

Alaska Paragliding

Suzy was recently visiting from California and got the chance to take a flight with Alaska Paragliding. A lot of people think that you jump off a cliff to take off during paragliding, but as you can see from the video, it is as simple as running down a hill! There …Read More

Posted by —September 5th, 2010