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Alyeska Ski Resort Guide

Alyeska, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift840m
Lowest Lift80m
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The American ski resort of Alyeska is at an altitude of 80m.


Alyeska has direct access to a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Alyeska is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Alyeska.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Alyeska is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'North Face'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Alyeska?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 2 December, with around 4cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Alyeska

Ski Area Stats

Alyeska Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Alyeska Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift840m
Lowest Piste80m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Alyeska
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Alyeska?

This ski resort is in Anchorage, Alaska, United States.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 11,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Alyeska open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Thanksgiving), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Alyeska, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Alyeska Tourist Office for the latest.

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