Up and Down the West Coast in 20 Days

Alyeska views

I just returned to Alaska after spending Winter break traveling the west coast. Can I tell you, we have it very good here in the North. Down in California numerous big name resorts are operating on pure snowmaking bases, offering no off trail terrai. My visit to Colorado and Utah …Read More

Posted by —January 14th, 2012

Alyeska Resort rolls out National Safety Awareness Week

Tim and his avalanche dog, Yuki, believe in mountain safety

Alyeska Resort is recognizing the importance of safety on the slopes and joining a number of U.S. based resort operators for ‘National Safety Awareness Week’, held January 14 to 22, 2012. The primary goal of the week’s activities is to raise awareness among skiers and snowboarders for safe habits and …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2012

Good Timing To Start Skiing Inbounds

Earlier this season I approached Alyeska Resort about teaming up with my web site, Geargals.com, for some photoshoots and gear testing gigs. Sandy, the Resort’s Public Relations director, suggested that I do some blogging for Alyeska instead, and dangled a shiny season pass in front of me to help my …Read More

Posted by —January 13th, 2012

Young Dubliners Bring Their Own Celtic Rock & Roll Style to Alaska

Young Dubliners to play in Alaska at The Sitzmark Bar and Grill

With a number of renowned national musical acts scheduled for the winter 2011/12 ski season, Alyeska Resort’s Sitzmark Bar and Grill is particularly excited to announce a special one-night performance by ‘The Young Dubliners’ on Saturday, January 21, 2012. Known for their loud, high energy style of Celtic rock & …Read More

Posted by —January 11th, 2012

Ringing in the New Year, a holiday to remember…

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Photo: Simon Evans Alyeska Resort brought 2011 to a close in stellar fashion. This holiday season will go down as one of the best for me. For two reasons—the answer “YES”, and skiing some of the lightest, driest powder Alyeska has seen in years. 2012 starts off with 369″ total …Read More

Posted by —January 7th, 2012