Following the challenging winter of 2020-2021 when ski areas implemented measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic - including limited seating capacity on chairlifts - this season's outdoor operations will look much like they did prior to the pandemic. Ski areas plan to return to full chair lift capacity for 2021-2022.
Alaska Airlines is relaunching its “Ski Free” promotion, giving free lift passes to skiers and snowboarders at resorts across the U.S. and Canada when they show their boarding pass.
The owners of Alyeska Resort have announced that they have sold all the assets of the resort, including 300-room Hotel Alyeska at the base of Alaska’s largest mountain.
Alaskan skiers and snowboarders are putting last season’s many weather disappointments behind them as resorts in the Last Frontier begin to open for 2015-2016 season.
In the Land of the Midnight Sun, the ski and snowboard season -- short in hours but long in days – revolves around one destination resort and a slew of local, community-based town hills.
Construction of a new Lift 6 at Alyeska Resort is now in full swing at the Alaska mountain, as the resort further upgrades its uphill capacity with the state's only two high-speed chairlifts.
Maybe it was the record snowfall at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska that got them excited. But, whatever the reason, a new high-speed detachable replacement for Chair 4 will greatly increase uphill capacity and shorten the ride.