Archive for ‘Mountain News’

The Bike Park is Happening

Fun for all in Alyeska Bike Park

My first weekend at the Bike Park isn’t even over yet, but I had to take a moment to stop in and tell you what you’re missing! The Alyeska Bike Park is the first of its kind in Alaska. Mountain bike trails in general are kind of thin on the …Read More

Posted by —July 29th, 2012

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

Posted by —June 26th, 2012

Pause Button

Those of you who skied Monday got a special treat when the mountain stayed open an extra hour so we could all enjoy a few more runs in the spring sunshine. I knew it was pretty much over when a ski patroller told me he was ready to be done …Read More

Posted by —May 30th, 2012

Winding Down

Well, the 2011/2012 ski season is winding down. Sure was a great season! Don’t really know many places that see 962″ of snow—or how about  96″ in May? In addition to snow in May, we’ve had some sun too. You can’t beat the view from the top when it’s clear. I think …Read More

Posted by —May 21st, 2012

Two Weekends Left

So the miracle of May skiing has been a little hit and miss, I admit it. I’m sure it wasn’t just me loading my skis in the car last weekend just in case we’d be able to ski the several feet of snow that fell on top of the mountain. …Read More

Posted by —May 17th, 2012