News & Events

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 7Sunday, April 4 Tickets are subject to reservation caps - as...

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...

Win a Private Ski Day!
Monday, 14 Sep 2020

Our auction this year includes a very special raffle - a private ski day at Arctic Valley with 25 of your friends! All it takes is purchasing a $100 raffle ticket. The winner will be drawn on October 10 during...

September 5th - Public Chairlift Rides!
Thursday, 3 Sep 2020

On Saturday, September 5th from 10-4:30 (last guests load at 4:15) we'll be offering chairlift rides for the public. Tickets are $15 each for adults, $10 for kids 3-14. Kids under 3 cannot be accommodated on the lift - they...

Concession Agreement Finalized!
Wednesday, 5 Aug 2020

Hello everyone! Very exciting news! The Anchorage Ski Club (ASC) has fully executed a new concession contract with the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation!! The first term starts August 1, 2020 and...

Arctic Valley Mountain Run 2020 - Virtual Edition!
Monday, 29 Jun 2020

One of the original plans for our summer celebration of the Alaska State Park's 50th anniversary was a mountain run. While the concert and celebration have been delayed until 2021, we wanted to go ahead with hosting a virtual mountain...

Chair 2 Public Use Cabin Fundraiser
Monday, 22 Jun 2020

We're getting close to finishing our new public use cabin at the top of Chair 2! Unfortunately, like many businesses, our finances are taking a severe hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. We lost the last month of ski season, the...