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2012 Alyeska Climbathon

Alyeska Climbathon particpants

The 5th annual Alyeska Climbathon was held on September 8th. This Vertical Challenge event has participants making as many laps up the North Face Hiking Trail as they can over the course this 10 hour event.  111 hardy mountain runners and hikers showed up for the 9 am start.  The …Read More

September 11th, 2012 in Mountain News

Winter is approaching fast in Girdwood, AK

The fireweed has reached the top of its stem and the leaves on the trees are falling to the ground. Along with the temperature dropping and early signs of termination dust on the upper mountain in the morning there is also signs of old man winter approaching on the faces …Read More

September 5th, 2012 in Mountain News

Chair 4 Construction

If you ask any local Alyeska skiers or riders what their favorite part of the bowl side of the mountain is some will surely say Race-Trail. Others would reply Waterfall. While others would say the High Traverse, you could get any other assortment of answers. If you ask the same group …Read More

August 31st, 2012 in Mountain News

Perfect Weekend for Downhill!

Looking at the extended weather forecast on NOAA I was discouraged. Rain, rain, rain with a chance of rain. I was really hoping for an Alaskan bluebird day to enjoy but I was not going to let a little water get me down. It’s Wednesday, Saturday I’m going to be …Read More

August 30th, 2012 in Mountain News

Take a Summer Vacation in Alaska this Year

Hotel Alyeska basks in Alaska's sun

The tell-tale signs of summer in Alaska are emerging as the major national parks—Denali, Katmai, Kenai Fjords, and Wrangell-St. Elias—are waking up from their winter hibernation. The white-capped mountain peaks surrounding Alyeska Resort are giving way to verdant green as the lush landscape escapes its winter blanket. Alyeska Resort is …Read More

June 26th, 2012 in Mountain News