News & Events

Hiring Ski/Snowboard Instructors!
Friday, 16 Jul 2021

We're starting a new ski/ride school for winter 2021-22, and are looking for a few great ski and snowboard instructors! The program will focus on off-trail and backcountry riding, which is what Arctic Valley is known for. Read the job...

End of Ski Season Plans
Saturday, 24 Apr 2021

We've had a historically good spring snowpack, and are happy to be able to operate so far into the spring. Our closing day is May 2nd, and we'll operate Thursday through Sunday until then. To accommodate the overnight freeze/thaw cycle,...

Arctic Valley Ski Area's Strategic Plan
Thursday, 4 Mar 2021

Exciting news! As part of the growth and progress of the Anchorage Ski Club and our recently signed concession contract with the State of Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, we developed a Strategic Plan. This Strategic Plan is...

Midweek Skiing!
Sunday, 28 Feb 2021

Beginning Thursday, March 4th, we're open Thursday and Fridays for riding! Join us for laps on the T-bar and enjoy Arctic Valley's uncrowded, relaxed atmosphere during the week. The Afterglow Pub will be open, for refreshments with your favorite local...

Public race on Saturday!
Thursday, 25 Feb 2021

The Arctic Valley Ski Team is hosting a dual-slalom race on Saturday! Starting at 12pm, this race will be from tower 3 on the skier's right of the T-bar. Please plan to arrive at least an hour early to check...

Member Ski Free days announced!
Thursday, 7 Jan 2021

We're excited to announce our member ski free days this season. All regular and life members get free tickets on the following days: Sunday, January 17Sunday, February 7Sunday, March 14 (updated)Sunday, April 4 Tickets are subject to reservation caps -...

It’s opening weekend at Arctic Valley!
Thursday, 10 Dec 2020

This is our earliest opening in recent history, and we couldn’t be happier to get on the mountain. Though things are necessarily different this year, we’re happy to have our favorite people (you!) at Arctic Valley to ski and snowboard...

2020 Anchorage Ski Swap
Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

Arctic Valley Ski Area and the UAA Ski Team are hosting a virtual ski swap! It's easy, will help re-purpose your gear, and make you some money. Please note that we're looking for hard goods only - skis, snowboards, boots,...

What to expect this season
Sunday, 18 Oct 2020

We're still developing our operating plans for this winter, but one thing's for sure: the COVID-19 crisis means we won't be operating as we have in the past. Arctic Valley will be following the Municipality's rules and restrictions on restaurants...

UAA's Ski Team Needs Your Help!
Thursday, 1 Oct 2020

On September 10, 2020, UA Regents voted to eliminate more than half the funding for the UAA ski team, and discontinue Alpine skiing events. To save our sport, preserve our Alpine events, and field a complete team, the UA Regents...