Uphill Travel

No uphill travel is allowed within the ski area boundaries during our operating season. Before we open for the season, and after we close for the season, uphill travel is allowed. Note that we do not provide any avalanche mitigation or ski patrol services outside of our operating season.

Retention Devices

All skis, snowboards, and snowbikes are required to have retention devices. Skis with backcountry-style bindings without brakes are required to have leashes. This is required under Alaska law, see Sec 5.45.100(c)2


No drones are allowed at Arctic Valley without our express permission, granted in advance.

Speed Wings/Paragliders

Contact SkyDance Aviation for requirements. All pilots must be signed off by SkyDance before flying at Arctic Valley during the winter operating season.

Ski Bikes

Ski Bikes are allowed. Retention devices are required for ALL ski bikes. Please note that Arctic Valley is steep, and has limited grooming. We recommend advanced ski bikers only!