Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Sunshine Laps at Alyeska

The beginning part of the Alaskan winter is long. Towards the middle to end of October folks start to notice the days getting shorter and colder with that trend stretching into November. The temps drop and the rain storms  that frequent southcentral AK start to deliver snow on the higher …Read More

Posted by —February 11th, 2014

Alyeska welcomes Andrew Kurka to the team!

Andrew was born in Homer, Alaska.  He was an avid athlete and wrestler that dreamed of one day representing his country on the wrestling mat. After moving to Palmer, Alaska and winning multiple state titles Andrew was injured in the summer of 2005 in an ATV accident while in route to his …Read More

Posted by —February 5th, 2014

Tennessee rock band Glossary coming back for round two

Glossary is playing the Sitzmark on Valentine’s weekend, Feb 14, 15 & 16. Grab your sweetheart and head to the Sitzmark for a southern rock show for the ages. The band hales from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and has been producing records and touring since 2008. With their seventh full length album “Long …Read More

Posted by —January 29th, 2014

Refreshing POW Day

The excitement starts for a POW day the night before when all eyes are glued to NOAA.gov and different radar images and models, possible outcomes and expected snow totals. There is no better feeling then knowing you’re in the direct path of a huge snow storm and you’re only worries …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2014

Leftover Salmon Takes Over the Sitzmark

Legendary jam band Leftover Salmon took Girdwood by storm to start off 2014 with two nights of bluegrass, jammin’ and all kinds of dancing that comes along with it. Their trip to Alaska started off with a visit to Girdwood’s live and local radio station KEUL 88.9 fm. The band …Read More

Posted by —January 4th, 2014