Photos: Alyeska Resort’s newest attraction suspends you a half-mile high

Visitors can walk over two bridges that span 600 feet.

Alyeska Resort’s newest outdoor attraction — Veilbreaker Skybridges — opened to the public Monday.

Following guides and equipped with harnesses and helmets, visitors can traverse two bridges that are suspended 2,500 feet above the valley floor, connecting three peaks and spanning a total of 600 feet.

The trip begins at the Alyeska Aerial Tram, followed by a 20- to 30-minute walk to the first bridge.

In total, the tour takes two to three hours and is labeled as an experience for people of all skill levels. Veilbreaker Skybridges is open July to September.

The cost is $150 per person and includes the tram pass.

Emily Mesner

Emily Mesner is a multimedia journalist for the Anchorage Daily News. She previously worked for the National Park Service at Denali National Park and Preserve and the Western Arctic National Parklands in Kotzebue, at the Cordova Times and at the Jackson Citizen Patriot in Jackson, Michigan.