Review of snowboarding and skiing in Alyeska USA.
Alyeska Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1959 the American ski resort Alyeska lies at ? metres altitude in the Alaska region of the American Chugach20 snow cannons ensure artificial Alyeska snow making covers ?km of ski trails, which equates to around 42 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Alyeska (USA) is Anchorage at a distance of 64km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Alyeska ski season runs from November to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Alyeska USA
? runs ?km
? runs ?km
? runs ?km
? runs ?km
Skiing in Alyeska
Skiing Alyeska you'll enjoy 68 pistes and trails and that means approximately ?km of ski runs. Alyeska lifts number 9 with the capacity to uplift 11400 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the American ski resort of Alyeska is over 4km long.
Alyeska Ski Area
Alyeska ski area has ?% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced ski slopes and ?% for expert skiers - the most difficult Alyeska piste is the ?km North Face run, with a steepness/slope angle of 37%. You can ski Alyeska after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Alyeska for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Alyeska
If you snowboard Alyeska you'll want to know that, of the 9 ski lifts in total, 2 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Alyeska snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Alyeska snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 91.4 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Alyeska for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Alyeska Apres Ski
The apres ski Alyeska scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
3 apres ski bars 5 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Anchorage Excursions, Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), Fishing, Flying, Gold Panning, Heliskiing, Ice Climbing, Ocean Clacier Cruises, Snowcat Skiing, Snowshoeing Trails, Whale Watching.
Alyeska for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Alyeska Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Alyeska resort - ski Alyeska by any other name
The American ski resort of Alyeska ski resort is also known as Alyeska Mount Alyeska and has the following common misspellings:
Alyeska ski area has ski slopes which face N W S
The direction which the various Alyeska ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Alyeska ski resort has ski slopes facing N W S.
Alyeska for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Alyeska reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.