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

Cross the pond and win a bike

The inagural Alyeska Pond Crossing went down in the history books as a huge success on Saturday, September 21. For those of you who have never heard of a pond crossing allow me to paint the general picture of what it is. You take a pond (which we conveniently have …Read More

Posted by —September 26th, 2013

Mongol Rally Week 5: Kazakhstan to Siberia

Hey there Alyeska blog readers!  My name is Chase, and I have spent the past three winters working at the Hotel Alyeska and snowboarding all the time. This summer my girlfriend, Charla, and I got the crazy idea to participate in the Mongol Rally; that means we’re driving a 1.1-liter …Read More

Posted by —September 21st, 2013

2013 Climbathon. A runners persepective

Denali in a day. That’s what was on my mind all week leading up to the 6th annual Climbathon. That’s 20,320 vertical feet of climbing in a single day. Not even a day, ten hours! The North Face hiking trail is 2.2 miles long and 2,000 vertical feet tall, runners …Read More

Posted by —September 17th, 2013