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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

Today is a Good Day

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Good afternoon skiers and riders. I am writing to you from the GLX. Snow is coming down hard and fast, refills are happening, and the snow is getting deeper by the minute. It’s a Friday afternoon, it’s basically the weekend. Now would be a good time to wrap up those …Read More

Posted by —February 10th, 2012

Gettin Shacked at Alyeska

Friday, February 3, 2012 turned out to be one of those days the locals will be talking about forever, a day all subsequent powder days will be compared to. Days like that are what we live for. Skier Jason Scheben captured some of the magic for us…

Posted by —February 7th, 2012