Alyeska Resort Cross Country Skiing

The 5th most popular XC Ski in Alaska.

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South of Anchorage near Girdwood in Chugach State Park, the Alyeska Resort on the slopes of Mount Alyeska offers 35km of cross-country ski trails with 5km groomed offering great views of mountain and sea. Plus, theres 50 km of backcountry trails and telemarking.

For nightlife, try Sitzmark, Chair 5 (aka Dive), or Maxs.

Alyeska is located 35 miles southeast of Anchorage. Follow SR 1 southeast from Anchorage into Girdwood. Turn left heading northeast on Alyeska Highway to the resort.

Overall, Alyeska Resort is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 10 Nordic ski destinations in Alaska.

Alyeska Resort Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Alyeska (907) 754-1111; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Feb. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Hostel on Alta Road

Luxury Loding:  Alyeska Prince Hotel

Breakfast Restaurant:  Bake Shop; Java Haus; Jack Sprat

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  60.96022, -149.11298

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  7176

Alyeska Resort Cross Country Skiing Map