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by: Tom MacPhail - 7th April 2016

  • 3
  • 2Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3Family Friendly
  • 2Nightlife
  • 2Terrain Park
  • 3Value
Unbeatable scenery and delendable snow on the top half of the mountain.
Weather can really suck at times and widely variable conditions top to bottom

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Skied here for 16 years. I have had some epic powder days but also some white-outs, heavy rain, icy, winds and closed lifts. The coastal location means tons of moisture but big temperature changes from summit to sea level. The scenery is unbeatable and prices used to be reasonable though limited skiable terrain (much of terrain shown on map is extreme and/or rately open) make it only a so-so value. Best season is March and April...too cold and dark mid-winter with good chance of high wind closing lifts.

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  • Daniel Siri (21st March 2021)

    Skied all of the Tahoe Basin, Tetons, and Northern Rockies...THIS place had the most grand surroundings...Awesome summit views to go with the...

  • Greg Ross (18th March 2021)

    For a quality mountain so close to Alaska's largest city of Anchorage, Alyeska can't be beat. If the skiing is poor at...

  • Annoyed Skier with Family (18th March 2021)

    Outside of the view on a bluebird day, you are better off avoiding this mountain. Weekends are horrendous with lift lines for...

  • Joe (25th January 2021)

    I live in Anchorage and go to Alyeska regularly. This year has really pushed me over the top and I'm about done...

  • Bob S (7th January 2021)

    We went to Alyeska over Christmas break 2020. Chose it for the early season snow reliability and comfortable low altitude base area....

  • Tom MacPhail (7th April 2016)

    Skied here for 16 years. I have had some epic powder days but also some white-outs, heavy rain, icy, winds and closed...

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