Archive for ‘Mountain News’

Glacier Bowl Express

The lift that transports skiers and riders to the upper mountain for seemingly endless POW turns, face shots and the most incredible view in skiing will be forever known by locals as Chair 6. But let’s face it; you would never name your sweet new car after your old car …Read More

Posted by —October 22nd, 2013

Meet Kilő – The Newest Member of Alyeska Ski Patrol

Kilő – When translated from Hungarian to English means to fire or to explode with energy. Once you meet Kilő you will find that the name is very fitting. This little guy is packed full of energy and given the high intelligence level of the breed he will make for …Read More

Posted by —October 10th, 2013

Oktoberfest 2013

This past weekend kicked off our annual Oktoberfest celebration at the Daylodge in Girdwood, AK. Despite Girdwood’s massive distance from Germany the mountain town comes out in masses to celebrate with live music, great Bavarian food and of course BEER! Alyeska Chef Jason Porter has created an outstanding menu featuring …Read More

Posted by —October 8th, 2013

Mongol Rally Week 6: Finish Line in Ulaanbaatar

Hi there!  I’m Chase, and I have spent the past three winters working at the Hotel Alyeska and snowboarding. This summer my girlfriend, Charla, and I got the crazy idea to participate in the Mongol Rally; that means we drove a 1.1-liter Fiat Panda from Bodiam, England, to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, …Read More

Posted by —October 2nd, 2013

Alyeska Cup Downhill Race Series

July 27, 50 bikers meet at the top of the Bearcub Quad waiting to race the clock, and each other down the mountain. This will be the first round of three in the Alyeska Cup, a downhill mountain biking race series that will span the course of the summer. Riders …Read More

Posted by —September 29th, 2013