Alyeska Resort

Alyeska resort
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Customer reviews


Alyeska Resort is one of the top resorts in Alaska. With 76 runs spanning 1,610 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Alyeska Resort Reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders


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How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders


How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination


Quality of the off-piste terrain


Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort


Quantity and quality of the snow


How uncrowded is the resort


Après ski and dining options


Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire


How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
PFPeter F.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Dec 02, 2017
This Alaskan resort may not be large, but it more than makes up for it with a consistent supply of fresh pow. No crowds or lift lines to be seen when we were there in late January which was a very pleasant surprise. Will definitely be returning!... More
KRKyle R.
expert snowboarder

4.2 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Go for the views. The resort is gorgeous and easily accessible from Anchorage. On drawback is the snow usually isn’t great but I got lucky with one epic powder day on my trip. The night skiing was great and the locals were beyond cool. This resort is a must visit for anyone... More
JLJames L.
advanced snowboarder

3.2 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Although great for advanced skiers and riders. Alyeska's terrain and conditions leave it difficult for families and beginners to ski. Steep terrain with lack of easy trails and usually icy conditions make this a dangerous resort. Access from Anchorage is a 45 minute car only... More
MRMichael R.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Since being in the military is stressful this resort is a short drive from fort Richardson and is my favorite resort in the world. Can't wait to see what Colorado offers ... More
RSRobby S.
expert skier

3.7 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Absolutely beautiful resort. Skiing while viewing the ocean is amazing, and something everyone should see. This resort is well worth the trip. The tickets are reasonably priced, and the hotel is pretty as well.... More
KMRKenneth M R.
expert skier

3.7 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Alyeska is my home resort that has great terrain and is typically uncrowded. From fun chutes to wide open speed runs from the top to the bottom, Alyeska is special.... More
RSRyan S.
expert skier
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 05, 2017
Great resort. Amenities are just what you need. Terrain is challenging enough for expert skiers but is also accessible to beginners and intermediates. I’ve had great experiences. Would highly recommend.... More
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 29, 2017
Alyaska is one of the best expert skiing area when it is fully open. Unfortunately Alaska weather is unpredictable at best. Sometimes you get snow, sometimes rain. It’s an amazing place though for the views.

5 / 5

Jul 11, 2011
Beautiful, great snow, family oriented, much cheaper than any Colorado resort, and not crowded at al
Very Good!

4 / 5

Sep 30, 2009
Aside from the excellent snow conditions,the breath taking beauty,and the great equiptment, Alyeska resort is staffed by some of the most proffessional and courteous folks you could ask for.the accomidations are great and the food is wonderful.I spent a year in Alaska and... More