Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Ringing in the New Year, a holiday to remember…

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Photo: Simon Evans Alyeska Resort brought 2011 to a close in stellar fashion. This holiday season will go down as one of the best for me. For two reasons—the answer “YES”, and skiing some of the lightest, driest powder Alyeska has seen in years. 2012 starts off with 369″ total …Read More

Posted by —January 7th, 2012

Speaking of Patience

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You wouldn’t think patience would be as big of a virtue in a professional kitchen, at least not if you watch any of the hundreds of reality TV shows. You know, the ones that glorify the chaos, cacophony and stress that inherently go hand-in-hand with four-star service. Well… you’d be …Read More

Posted by —December 13th, 2011

A good day

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No matter what sport or activity makes you happiest, it really is true: A day of _____________(fill in the blank) is better than a day without. For those of us in Girdwood, Alaska, that love is for skiing and riding. Pure, unadultered sliding on slopes, cold smoke style. For some, the love for the skiing …Read More

Posted by —November 24th, 2011

Hunting for a good deal

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It’s human nature to be on the hunt. This time of year, it’s a matter of hunting for a good holiday deal. To make your hunt a little easier, we figured we’d just spell it out. Hopefully this little post will save you a lot of time and save you …Read More

Posted by —November 5th, 2011

Beyond Average

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There is nothing average about Alyeska Resort. Our pass holders average 27 days per season—with many pushing 50+ days a season. Hmmmm, maybe we’ll have to put out a survey to see what our pass holders do for a living. Career change, anyone? The snowfall total at the top of Chair …Read More

Posted by —October 17th, 2011