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Ski touring in the Anchorage area.

Leo Hannan

Ski touring in the Anchorage area.

by Leo Hannan

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published in Anchorage .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenai Peninsula.
    • Subjects:
    • Cross-country skiing -- Kenai Peninsula.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV854.5.A3 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[31] p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5204304M
      LC Control Number75029449

      Tour Overview. Enjoy Alaska’s best resorts and best winter outdoor activities and travel through spectacular winter scenery on the Alaska the Alyeska Resort, located 40 miles south of Anchorage, you can enjoy excellent downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or just relax in the a scenic railroad ride to Alaska’s Interior Region and visit to Chena Hot. In addition to the Backcountry Skiing Canada West Kootenay Touring guide, Whistler & Area Ski Touring Guide, Lake Louise, Sunshine, Banff & Area Ski Touring Guide, Kootenay Pass and Whitewater Ski Resort Maps we also carry 16 additional guides, books and maps to get you the knowledge you need.

      Municipal Trails Maps (East Anchorage Access Area) Chugach State Park Hillside Unit (Southeast Anchorage Access Area) Kincaid Park Ski Trails. Kincaid Park Soccer Fields. Off-Leash Dog Areas. Russian Jack Springs Park. South Anchorage Sports Park. University Lake Park. Two and a half hours north of Anchorage sits one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers. From mile marker , you can see the four-miles-wide and approximately miles-long glacier, though it’s hard to understand the magnitude of its size until you’re up next to : Bailey Berg.

      Alyeska Ski Area: Summer season - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Girdwood, AK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. This is the longest-running northern lights photo tour in the Anchorage area. Highlighted by Iceland Air's Stopover magazine as one of Anchorage's "Hidden Hot Spots" in its Spring issue (page 64), this tour is designed to maximize fun and opportunity with the aurora borealis.


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The guidebook for backcountry skiing in Southcentral Alaska. The Alaska Factor is a guidebook written for visitors and those new to Southcentral backcountry skiing. Local skiers will find inspirational photos of their buddies and an easy gift for their friends from Outside.

Riding Alaska ATV Tours showcase the wonders of the glacially-fed Eklutna Lake area, a local favorite hidden away just outside Anchorage. Bring the family for a fully-guided ride along the lake and beyond – across gravel moraines, over rushing rivers and through.

Hyatt Place Anchorage-Midtown, The Voyager Inn, and Staybridge Suites Anchorage are some of the popular hotels in Anchorage Ski Area. In addition, Hyatt House Anchorage, La Quinta by Wyndham Anchorage Airport, and The Hotel Captain Cook are also popular in Anchorage Ski Area.

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“The mountains of Southcentral Alaska have the best backcountry skiing in the United States. Within an hour’s drive of Anchorage lie the Chugach, Kenai and Talkeetna Mountains. A two-hour drive and a short flight puts you in the Alaska Range.

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These steep and dramatic mountains have a maritime climate with a deep and stable snowpack much like Thompson Pass near Valdez. Turnagain and Summit Pass offer the best roadside skiing around Anchorage. An hour skinning will take us away from the crowds onto untracked terrain.

Recommended trips: Backcountry skiing, Ski Road Trip. BEST PART YET backcountry tours are completely FREE. All of our tours feature the Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol, a valued partner in keeping all skiers safe. To support the tours, buy a custom NSAA Jytte beanie, % merino wool and made in the USA, for.

Anchorage Ski Areas. Alyeska Resort is Alaska’s premier ski resort, which has been recognized as one of the top 25 ski destinations by Skiing Magazine. It boasts inches of average annual snowfall, 2, vertical feet of diverse terrain over 1, skiable acres and. When snow hits the slopes, no skier or snowboarder longs to sit indoors to read a book.

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We are now booking tours for Summer. Alaska Wild Guides, based in Girdwood, is a family owned and operated business.

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An exclusive group of 8 guests and 2 guides will spend 5 nights and 6 days aboard the Discovery exploring one of the richest marine environments on earth in search of guided first descents.

Hyatt Place Anchorage-Midtown, The Voyager Inn and Staybridge Suites Anchorage are some of the popular hotels in Anchorage Ski Area. In addition to these hotels, Hyatt House Anchorage, La Quinta by Wyndham Anchorage Airport and The Hotel Captain Cook are also popular in Anchorage Ski Area.

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In the Anchorage area, ski resorts and hotels average $/night. The non-profit Anchorage Ski Club runs Arctic Valley in Anchorage and is maintained solely through volunteers who love and believe in the outdoor activity of skiing.

Every year, the annual Merry Marmot Festival takes place here with snowshoe races, tubing races, a Downhill Dummy Launch and much : Sarah Russek. Top Anchorage Bus Tours: See reviews and photos of bus tours in Anchorage, Alaska on Tripadvisor.

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The Ski Train takes you to Alaska’s roadless backcountry for a day of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. From Anchorage, the train journeys north to Curry, a remote area north of Talkeetna. Curry used to be home to a ski resort, long since lost to a fire; today, the Ski Train is a once-a-year chance to get out and explore this terrain.

Ski 4 Kids Day is a festive winter day full of events for children aged Fundraising and awareness efforts combine obstacle courses, a mock-biathlon, fat-tire biking, and other activities as well as a series of timed and untimed ski courses to tempt and tantalize kids of all ages.

Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. The resort is near three national parks and the Kenai Peninsula and surrounded by the Chugach Mountains.

Adult Group Ski Lessons. Build your skills with an affordable two-hour group lesson. Group Lesson Times: am & pm daily.

Please arrive at the Daylodge MLC Desk at .We can run these ski tours as camping trips, day trips or multi-day cabin-based trips. Set up a base in the cabin and enjoy the days skiing and exploring the terrain. Perfect for beginners or advanced skiers. Day trips or cabin-based multi-day ski tours are a fun Alaskan experience.

Come and have some snow fun with us this spring.AMH offers a discount to members of Alaska nordic ski teams and training groups. Stop by our brick and mortar store and make your purchase to receive it.

If you are ordering from outside the Anchorage area, mention the team/group you are with in the comments section to get your discount.