Archive for ‘Mountain News’

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

Ringing in the New Year, a holiday to remember…

Jason_ski

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

Alaska, Girdwood, Mt Alyeska and the Hotel Alyeska ski resort

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