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Alyeska Hostel is located in Girdwood, Alaska, less than a mile from Alyeska Resort, the largest ski resort in Alaska. The ski lifts are visible from the front deck of our hostel, and the powder day avalanche mitigation will be your wake up call. Average snowfall is more than 631 inches mid mountain and 742 inches at the summit annually, but seasons with 800 to 1000 inches are not uncommon. Alyeska Snow Report

Alyeska Resort Events Calendar What's happening at Alyeska.

Alyeska Winter Ski Bus from Anchorage. Info on how to get to Girdwood to ski and ride.

Transportation Info How to get around in AK.

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If you like backcountry skiing and riding, the Chugach Mountains are vast and un crowded. There are several great Girdwood day trips within walking distance of our hostel.

Other popular areas include: Turnagain Pass, Portage, and Summit Lake.

If you'd rather have a guide check out:

The Ascending Path for backcountry ski trips.

Chugach Powder Guides for guided heli or snowcat skiing.

Glacier City Snowmobile Tours provides backcountry snowmobile trips.

More Girdwood Activities

Hostel Features:

Fully equipped kitchen -
Bathrooms with Hot Showers -
Comfortable living room -
Great Mountain Views -
Information, books, games -
Pillows, blankets and linens -
No curfew / No lockout -
Off street parking -
Recycling
Free wireless Internet -
Free local calls -
Late check-in available -
Credit card payments -

Questions?

For advance reservations call 907-783-2222 after 4pm Alaska time
or email us stay@alyeskahostel.com

 

STAY FOR JUST
$20
PER NIGHT

Stay at Girdwood's Alyeska Hostel and save your cash for lift tickets, heli-skiing, snow cat skiing.
THE BEST VALUE in Girdwood, Alaska for over 30 years!
Within walking distance of Alyeska Resort ski lifts, the New Girdwood Town Site, and many great restaurants.
Private rooms or bunks, we are a ski rental getaway. We're easy to get to (directions) , and less than 1 hour from Anchorage International airport. Renting a car or need transportation info?


Photo Pete Thomas

Weather links
Girdwood Forecast
Alaska RADAR
Satellite
Alaska Snotels
Precip Maps

LOCAL SKI WEATHER STATIONS
Alyeska Base : elevation 250'
Alyeska Mid : elevation 1400'
Alyeska Top of chair 6 : elevation 2750'
Max's summit : elevation
3200'
Turnagain Pass Road : elevation 1000'
Turnagain Pass treeline : elevation 1800'
Sunburst : elevation 3822'

 

Girdwood's backyard
The Chugach Mountains

Looking east - Alyeska Resort to the far left.

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For advance reservations call 907-783-2222 after 4pm Alaska time
or email us stay@alyeskahostel.com

Alyeska Hostel does not maintain set office hours. Stop by anytime. We offer a 24hr drop box for self check-in.

ALYESKA HOSTEL
227 Alta Drive
PO BOX 953
GIRDWOOD AK 99587

All contents of this site copyright © Alyeska Hostel 2003-2011 unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

 

Girdwood Alaska's best lodging value! Centrally located in the Chugach Mountains near:
Alyeska Ski Resort, Alyeska Tramway, Crow Creek Mine gold panning, Flight seeing with Alpine Air, Crow Pass Trail, Chugach National Forest, Turnagain Pass, Chugach State Park, Chugach Powder Guides Heli-skiing, Turnagain Arm, Portage Glacier, Paragliding, Dog sledding, mushing, Prince William Sound: Kayaking, Fishing, and Marine Wildlife Tours.
Family owned and operated. Member of the Alaska Hostel Association, an independent group of Alaska Hostels. The original Girdwood Hostel, not associated with Alaska Backpackers Inn or Hosteling International.

     
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