Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Hug A Groomer

Today’s sunny skies, mild temperatures, and nonexistent crowds (Spring Break hangover, maybe?) were the perfect recipe to break out my brand spanking new-to-me telemark setup and take some Groomer Appreciation Time to practice dropping a knee. If you’ve been skiing a while you probably eschew the groomed runs and think …Read More

Posted by —March 21st, 2012

Ski Happy

It’s Thursday and you know what that means: a new night skiing cycle! Night skiing never fails to bring out the happy people and I love skiing with happy people. My friends Agnes and Matt Hage posted a great summary of a happy-people ski day a few days ago which …Read More

Posted by —March 8th, 2012

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

Posted by —March 6th, 2012

A Season to Remember!!

Until the next storm...

There have been quite a few early morning BOOMS and windows rattling this season! It will no doubt be one to remember! Alyeska has received more dry powder storms this season than many locals can remember. This past month, I had the best 2 ski days EVER! I have heard similar …Read More

Posted by —February 25th, 2012

Night Skiing Is Where It’s At

Night skiing at Alyeska is one of my favorite childhood memories. There was just something about skiing under the lights with my friends that bore with it no pressure to get more turns, no competition with other skiers for first tracks, no stress of choosing just the right run or …Read More

Posted by —February 13th, 2012