Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Eternal Sunshine of a Powderfilled Mind

In Alaska, the light at the end of the tunnel actually has a name – spring equinox. Derived from the Latin term for “equal night”, the equinox marks the time when the sun crosses the equator resulting in equal parts day and night all over the world. This year, the …Read More

Posted by —February 23rd, 2010

In motion with Flowmotion

One of Seattle’s most distinctly diverse rock bands, Flowmotion doesn’t fall victim to any packaged music genre. This five-piece band defies stereotypes, and throws one hell of a party no matter what city, town or festival they happen to land in. And lucky for us, they are landing at the Sitzmark this …Read More

Posted by —February 15th, 2010

I Believe in Miracles . . .

 The first annual Avy Dog Benefit featuring 11 eligible (and not so eligible) members of Alyeska Resort’s nationally recognized Ski Patrol is this Friday (2/5) at the Sitzmark. You will be bidding on the chance to win an early morning ski plus lunch at Seven Glaciers with your very own …Read More

Posted by —February 2nd, 2010

Callan Chythlook-Sifsof makes Olympic team

Girdwood local Callan Chythlook-Sifsof was named to the U.S. Olympic team after some solid performances in the past few weeks. Callan will represent the United States in Snowboardcross at the Vancouver Winter Games, beginning on February 12.  You can also watch Callan compete in the Winter X Games on January 29 & 30 in Aspen, broadcast …Read More

Posted by —January 25th, 2010

Dogs Dogs

You may have noticed some little red additions to the Alyeska Ski Patrol, and we’re not referring to our new jackets. When JB bought the resort, we approached management about adding dogs to our avalanche response tool bag. The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers patrol the mountain with their handlers, Shane …Read More

Posted by —January 22nd, 2010