You might not guess where the longest ski run is in the world. But to this day, Mt. Saint Elias holds the record at 18,008 feet. Located in a remote area on the Yukon and Alaskan border. While it should be noted native Tlingit people named it Yasʼéitʼaa Shaa, which means “mountain behind icy bay.” Predictably it has a massive […]
“Better late than never”, was the phrase most used, as today was easily Alyeska’s best powder day of the season. So far the last part of March and almost everyday in April has been the best powder days of the season till today. Today was the most substantial with over a foot of “Alaskan low density snow” that fell on the upper mountain. It was not the day to miss out on! And just in time for the spring carnival this weekend!
It was a classic weekday storm day at Alyeska, which means nobody on the hill and plenty of fresh snow till closing at 6pm. There was about 20 people standing in line at chair four […]