Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Discover and Explore

It’s well-known in the sports industry that the earlier you start participating the more likely you’ll become a lifer. Skiing and snowboarding is no different. Fall in love with powder early and you’re hooked forever! You see great companies like Burton® invest in programs like their Learn-to-Ride where beginner riders …Read More

Posted by —December 19th, 2009

Post Control Release

“Post control release” is a phrase that turns avalanche professionals’ hair prematurely grey. Three inbounds skiers were killed by post control releases in the lower 48 last season and the last time we had an in-area avalanche (March ’99), we had pummeled the Glacier Bowl Cornice with the Howitzer that …Read More

Posted by —December 17th, 2009

Shiny, New AlyeskaResort.com

Check out the new fandangled www.AlyeskaResort.com! We have left 2004 behind and put one foot firmly into 2010 with a site designed to showcase everything that you love about Alyeska. Our favorite new features?! The interactive trail map is really sick – the technology is so sweet and we are just scratching …Read More

Posted by —December 16th, 2009

Morning Shane, we’re shooting both guns.

New to the Blog: Day-in-the-life stories from Alyeska’s immensely hard-working ski patrollers It’s 4:33 am and I’m wide awake. Maybe it’s the mate’, maybe it’s the full moon, maybe it’s the snow chunks bombing the roof. The phone call from Snow Safety is an hour away. “Morning Shane, three and …Read More

Posted by —December 15th, 2009

Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons Play NYE Weekend

Ring in the New Year with three nights of power rock featuring Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons at the Sitzmark Bar & Grill. Joseph returns to the Sitzmark stage (after a string of great shows in the spring) on December 31 and January 1 & 2. Tickets for the NYE …Read More

Posted by —December 14th, 2009