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
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We’re supposed to be skiing corn snow and working on our goggle tans this time of year, instead we’re enjoying 28 inches of seven percent snow. We usually get heavy gloppy snow in April, but the morning was full of faceshots with more on the way.
For snow geeks, there’s a term for the fantastic spring conditions currently featured on the slopes of Alyeska. It’s called a freeze/thaw cycle. Pretty simple science here: the snow freezes at night, staying firm in the morning hours, evolving into a soft, silky texture perfect for carving turns by the …Read More
Today is the grand finale of the Alyeska World Comp. The talent pool of skiers and snowboarders has been honed, and today, only the best of the best will be hitting the big lines for a chance at cash prizes and a badge of honor. The conditions are perfect and the …Read More