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Alyeska at a glance

Alyeska at a glance

By Shannon Markley
Special to the Glacier City Gazette

The clock is ticking for early-season pass pricing, so don’t miss your opportunity to SAVE BIG on your 2016-2017 Season Pass. Alyeska Resort is currently offering a Full Season Passes for $999 and Mid-Week Season Passes for $499; a 30% savings from a full price season pass.

Early-Season Pass Pricing

“Our season pass holders are our VIP customers,” said Brian Burnett, Acting Ski Area General Manager. “These are our most loyal customers and they commit to the most skiing and riding during the ski season. They stay in our hotel, eat in our food outlets and bring friends who are not season pass holders. Offering them a fantastic early season rate is a great way to get them excited to be a part of the Alyeska family and get them thinking about next ski season.”

Some of the other perks of being an Alyeska season pass holder include discounted hotel rooms, free foot passenger tram access all summer and winter long through April 16, 2017, discounts on retail gear, rentals and Mountain Learning Center programs.

Additionally, with the recent inclusion of Alyeska Resort into the Rocky Mountain Super Pass program, Alyeska Resort season passholders also receive three free days of skiing at Steamboat, Winter Park and/or Copper Mountain, all in Colorado.

Also new this year, Alyeska passholders are eligible to purchase a MAX pass at a significant discount as an add-on to their season pass. With the MAX Pass add-on, Alyeska passholders now have the ability to ski at 25 different resorts across the Lower 48 and Canada. Details on the MAX pass can be found on the Alyeska Resort website at

The early-season sale ends June 30th, so be sure to get yours today! Season passes are available through or by calling or visiting the Alyeska Resort Ticket Office. They can be reached at (907) 754-2275.

It’s getting to be that time of year again, where the Girdwood community will come together for it’s 41st Annual Forest Fair! Once you are done filling up on Food Trucks and buying all of the homemade crafts your heart desires, come join us at the Sitzmark for two FREE NIGHTS of music!

On Friday, July 1st, the Sitzmark will be kicking off with the Denali Cooks at 10 p.m. Denali Cooks are a local Alaska band that combines original music, fresh lyrics, amazing musicianship and magical harmonies to put on one heck of a show. The party doesn’t stop there, as Big Fat Buddha will be taking the stage on Saturday, July 2nd, also at 10 p.m. These guys never fail to put on a great snow with their mix of rock, funk and soul flavors.

Forest Fair After Party

The Sitzmark will be hosting FREE MUSIC every Saturday night throughout the summer. This Summer Concert Series is not to be missed and sure to get everyone moving on the dance floor. No matter what type of music you like, one at least of these fantastic acts is sure to have something for you. Please visit for more information about Forest Fair weekend, the Free Summer Concert Series, and all other Sitzmark summer happenings.