Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Top-to-Bottom Fun

From the top of the tram, without much of a warm up, I rode down towards the lower trail. A sharp turn and some big rocks mark the official entrance to the downhill section. Yeah, those first couple turns definitely felt sharp. . . and steep. . . leading to …Read More

Posted by —September 19th, 2010

Hello, Summer Colors!

One sure sign of summer at Alyeska is the rainbow of floral color in the hotel’s beautiful Pond Courtyard. Master Gardener Robbie Frankevich has a passion for flora as well as a very skilled green thumb. This weekend showcases his first round of flowers in bloom which will be at …Read More

Posted by —June 4th, 2010

Elyse’s Spring Trip to Alyeska

Being a sponsored athlete of my hometown resort, Alyeska, I was given the opportunity to head up to Alaska and get in the last throws of winter once I returned from France. I was pretty excited about this, Alyeska was on its way to breaking 800 inches of snowfall. Read …Read More

Posted by —May 10th, 2010

A “Sporting” Event

From one who would know, Kami Cabana – the winner of the 2009 Slush Cup – shares a few words of wisdom about the upcoming festivities: Other than soaking up those spring time rays (or drops) and slashing corn snow, my favorite spring activity at Alyeska is Slush Cup!  I …Read More

Posted by —April 19th, 2010

Let it May

In case you live in an off-the-grid cabin somewhere in AK, Alyeska has announced that it’s extending winter. The base at the top is over 200″, so we might as well ski it! The resort will be running the Tram for access with skiing/riding on Chair 6 every weekend in May …Read More

Posted by —April 14th, 2010