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Early Season Stoke

Ignoring the doom and gloom hanging heavily over the Alaska ski community, we met up with the local crew for a midweek quad burner. It was the usual mix of characters: ski racer, telemark goddess, obligatory hardcore boarder in jeans. The mountain looks so different early in the season and …Read More

December 14th, 2012 in Mountain News

Spring Carnival & Taco Bell Slush Cup

Alyeska Spring Carnival Skier

This coming weekend Alyeska wraps their regular season (oh man, what a season BTW) with the annual Spring Carnival. It’s no secret that the slush cup is the main event (Sat 4pm) where 50 costumed skiers and riders temp fate with a 90 ft long pool of ice water. The …Read More

April 19th, 2012 in Live Music & Events

The Girls Got Out (Dressed to the Nines Too!)

SheJumps Get the Girls Out, Alaska March 2012

  Oh yeah the girls got out yesterday at Alyeska. But you probably didn’t even notice them. *wink* About a dozen rippin’ chicks dressed in flowing formal wear. Sunday was Get the Girls Out day organized by SheJumps, a Salt Lake City-based nonprofit that strives to encourage more women to …Read More

March 19th, 2012 in Live Music & Events

Friends on a Powder Day

It’s another powder day at Alyeska.  Checking the resort’s site shows 28″ of fresh on the upper mountain. Phone calls, text messages, emails, IM’s. The crew is mobilized. Meet up at Chair 4? Tram line? It’s still coming down hard and patrol is still shooting the big guns. Hey! There’s …Read More

March 6th, 2012 in Mountain News