Explore Girdwood - Alyeska Ski Resort

Glacier Hike - Photo credit: The Ascending Path

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Did you know...Alyeska receives close to 650” of average snowfall annually?

A breathtaking 40-mile drive south of Anchorage is the community of Girdwood. Founded as a gold mining town and further developed with the construction of the Alaska Railroad, Girdwood is now known as a resort town. Although it is home to Alyeska, the state’s largest winter ski resort, Girdwood is a year-round destination.

From snowboarding to hiking, flightseeing to snowmachining, activities abound in this playground for outdoor enthusiasts. For those looking for a little luxury, Girdwood is also home to The Hotel Alyeska, Alaska’s only AAA four-diamond property.

Nature Hike Departure Days Starting At

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Girdwood 1 $69
Glacier Dog Sledding Departure Days Starting At

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Girdwood 1 $519
Alpine Hike Departure Days Starting At

Experience glaciers and learn about basic mountaineering up close & personal! Learn More »

Girdwood 1 $139
Helicopter Glacier Tour Departure Days Starting At

Take in spectacular views as you soar over panoramic Alaskan scenery of " Glacier Country" Learn More »

Girdwood 1 $385
Learn to Rock Climb Departure Days Starting At

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Girdwood 1 $129