Alyeska Ski Holidays

Alaska - the last frontier of the snowsports world. If it isn't already on your bucket list, it should be. Epic powder, unrivalled heli-skiing, the Northern Lights, plus the unique beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. It's the trip of a lifetime.
Andy Knights
Sales Supervisor - North America
Alaska - the last frontier of the snowsports world. If it isn't already on your bucket list, it should be. Epic powder, unrivalled heli-skiing, the Northern Lights, plus the unique beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. It's the trip of a lifetime.
Andy Knights
Sales Supervisor - North America


Average: 4 (1 vote)
Average: 4 (1 vote)
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Quick Transfer Time

Steeper and deeper, with incredible heli-skiing - Alyeska is for powder lovers who crave a wilderness experience with life-changing potential.

On average, Alyeska receives more than sixteen meters of snow each season. The hike-to terrain is awe-inspiring and, from February onwards, heli-skiers depart daily for chutes and bowls in the Chugach Mountains.

Northern Lights sightings are common in winter and, come springtime, Alyeska sees up to 14 hours of sun each day. Undoubtedly a resort for advanced skiers, the inbound steeps include North America’s longest double black diamond.

The Sitzmark bar is the best place for après drinks with the locals. To experience more of their region, we recommend book a dog sledding or snowmobile trip across the Alaskan wilderness.

A real once-in-a-lifetime experience, you could combine your Alyeska ski holiday with other resorts and US cities for a truly incredible Last Frontier Ski Safari.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Alyeska Resort Guide

Make the most of your Alyeska ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

November - April
Nearest airport
Direct flight
No, 1 stop
Transfer time
40 minutes
3,939 ft
Vertical drop
3,200 ft
Avg snowfall
54 ft
Ski area
1,610 acres
Ski lifts
37% advanced
52% intermediate
11% beginner


Resort Map


Hotel Alyeska is the resort’s main accommodation option, with ski-in ski-out access, on-site restaurants and a spa. Having stayed here ourselves, we can genuinely say that the facilities are first-rate - the front desk will even wake you up on request when the Northern Lights put on a good show.

We’ve hiked, carved and heli-skied in Aleyska, as well as sampled its restaurants and après bars, so call our experts to plan your adventure.

Featured accommodation

  • Close to Slopes
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ski-in Ski-out
  • Spa
Surrounded by mountain peaks, hanging glaciers and spectacular ocean views, the Hotel Alyeska is in a stunning location and offers a luxurious ski-in ski-out base.


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07/03/2016 Nicky Hudson

Weather conditions were interesting when we arrived - rain down low and very flat light on the mountain but lots of snow (heavy snow). The weather continued being unsettled so the helis were on hold. In fact they had 10 days on not being able to fly. However, with everything crossed and prayers to the good snow and fair weather gods a window started to open on Monday and the girls on the Chugach desk in the hotel were great and made sure Stuart and I got up on Tuesday (our last day). What can I say... it’s not often I’m speechless!! Jaw dropping. It was like learning to ski all over again, the snow was unbelievable and the views... I could go on and on, but you’ve been there you know just what I mean. It is going to be so difficult to convey to people just how amazing the experience was. OMG we’ve been heli-skiing/snowboarding in Alaska!! The Chugach staff are great, they really know their stuff.

29/07/2015 Jamie

We had a great time on our trip to Alyeska, a small resort with the most insane in-bounds terrain I've ever seen. There are some faces that were accessible that would test even the most advanced skiers. We had one great powder day on our first day, plenty of sunny days, a great non-ski experience kayaking at Seward. The highlight of our trip was a day riding with the Chugach Powder Guides. Without a doubt the best day's skiing of my life. Alaska is truly a unique experience, not just a ski holiday, it really is a trip of a lifetime.

16/04/2015 Chris Sobczynski

I booked my trip through Andy who was incredibly helpful in making sure it was tailor made to my budget and preferences. We opted to spend a couple of days riding in the resort, one day heli, and one day excursion to Seward to go sea-kayaking. Our first day in the resort was immense, 18 inches of fresh pow to keep us entertained for hours. While the weather was a bit mixed overall we went out later that week with CPG who provided pretty much the best snowboarding experience I've ever had. Lap after lap of virgin lines with incredible scenery and smiles all round. Our guide Paul was superb and really made the experience. The sea-kayaking was also incredible, our guide took us to a wonderful spot for lunch, showed us the waterfall and told us all about the local geology and wildlife. With a day in Seattle on the way back to break up the journey it was a fantastic trip that will be hard to top. Roll on 2016..

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