Outdoors/Adventure

Photos: Alyeska Resort opens for the season

  • Author: Bill Roth
  • Updated: December 10, 2017
  • Published December 10, 2017
Skiers ride the Glacier Bowl Express chairlift during a snowstorm at Alyeska Resort on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The ski resort in Girdwood opened for the season, from top to bottom, on Saturday and is operating seven days a week. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Riley Panter, 7, and her father Mike Panter walk up the stairs at the base of the Aerial Tram at Alyeska Resort on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Motorists travel in the rain along the Seward Highway near Girdwood on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Lights in the distance brighten the runs at Alyeska Resort where it was snowing on the upper half of the mountain. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders wait for the aerial tram at Alyeska Resort on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
People exit the tram at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders enjoyed winter-like conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders enjoyed winter-like conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Children wait to ride the aerial tram at Alyeska Resort on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders enjoyed winter-like conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
A snowboader rides in winter-like conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders enjoyed winter-like conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Skiers and riders enjoyed the conditions at the top of Alyeska Resort as it snowed on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Bill Roth / ADN)

Skiers and riders enjoyed good conditions for skiing on the top half of the mountain at Alyeska Resort over the weekend. The ski resort in Girdwood opened for the season, from top to bottom, on Saturday and is operating seven days a week. The resort posts updates on skiing conditions on their website.