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Alyeska Resort Will Be Opening Glacier Bowl Express Wednesday, December 21st

Experience the Pizza Slice


Glacier Bowl Express, the lift formerly known as Chair 6, opens for incredible skiing December 21, 2016.

Clint Butler | Alyeska Resort

December 20, 2016 (Girdwood, AK) – Alyeska Resort will open it’s top chairlift, Glacier Bowl Express for the first time this ski season on Wednesday, December 21. The lift formally known as Chair 6 brings skiers and riders to 2,500 feet above sea level. Terrain off of Glacier Bowl Express will be limited to Mighty Mite over to Chilkoot, an area known as The Pizza Slice. The lift will run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is open to intermediate, advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders. There is currently a snow depth of 32 inches at the top on Glacier Bowl Express.    


“Our season pass holders and day ticket users love making laps on Glacier Bowl Express,” said Brian Burnett, Ski Area General Manager. “This lift is takes folks to the top and most people stay on it and mae the most laps on this chair throughout the entire ski season, it really opens up the terrain on the mountain.”


About Alyeska Resort (www.AlyeskaResort.com) Alyeska Resort is Alaska’s premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 300 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. Alyeska Resort stands out with over 800 inches of snowfall this season at the top. Learn more at www.AlyeskaResort.com or 800.880.3880.


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