Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Don’t Miss Out! The Skiing in Alaska is Great Right Now

Alaska bluebird day sunset

The line I’ve heard most often from people in the outdoors industry this year is “You Alaskans are hogging all the snow!” And yes, yes we are. “Let us have some!” they say. We’re not about to give it away, but I tell them that we’re happy to share, just …Read More

Posted by —January 26th, 2012

Soaring to new levels of dog-bauchery!

patroller-auction-2

Well we’ve had 364 days to get ready for the 3rd annual Ski Patrol Benefit Auction and you’ve had 364 days to prepare for a pre-opening powder skiing extravaganza with your patroller of choice! The costumes have morphed into their final stages and the music set list has been printed. …Read More

Posted by —January 20th, 2012

Got Snow? We do!!

Alyeska Ski Patrollers Benefits

Hope everyone is having a Happy New Year!  If you are a snow junkie, you probably are… We hit the ground running full speed ahead this season and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down! With over 329 inches of snow since November 1st (420″ since October 1), Alyeska Ski Patrollers’ have …Read More

Posted by —January 16th, 2012

Alyeska Resort rolls out National Safety Awareness Week

Tim and his avalanche dog, Yuki, believe in mountain safety

Alyeska Resort is recognizing the importance of safety on the slopes and joining a number of U.S. based resort operators for ‘National Safety Awareness Week’, held January 14 to 22, 2012. The primary goal of the week’s activities is to raise awareness among skiers and snowboarders for safe habits and …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2012

Good Timing To Start Skiing Inbounds

Earlier this season I approached Alyeska Resort about teaming up with my web site, Geargals.com, for some photoshoots and gear testing gigs. Sandy, the Resort’s Public Relations director, suggested that I do some blogging for Alyeska instead, and dangled a shiny season pass in front of me to help my …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2012