News & Events

Free Guided Hike on Sunday, July 21st
Monday, 15 Jul 2019

We’re hosting a guided hike at Arctic Valley on Sunday, July 21st! Join us from 4pm-6pm for a jaunt up to the saddle with a volunteer from the Anchorage Ski Club. Depending on group speed and timing, we may continue...

FREE Guided Hike on Thursday, July 4th!
Monday, 1 Jul 2019

We're hosting a guided hike at Arctic Valley on Thursday, July 4th! Join us from 6pm-7:45pm for a jaunt up to the saddle with a volunteer from the Anchorage Ski Club. Ivan will be leading the hike, and will talk...

Arctic Valley & Ski AK Winter Kickoff Party!
Monday, 5 Nov 2018

On November 9 from 6-8pm, Arctic Valley and Ski AK will host a winter kickoff party at Ski AK's shop on Benson. We'll answer all your questions about Arctic Valley, have signups for volunteers, membership sales, and print season passes!...

Arctic Valley's Alcohol License
Saturday, 14 Jul 2018

What's Happening? Arctic Valley's recreational site permit must be renewed every two years by the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board. The staff of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office makes a recommendation to the Board about whether to renew individual...

Black Diamond Grand Opening Block Party - May 11
Sunday, 29 Apr 2018

To celebrate the grand opening of Black Diamond's first ever retail store, they're throwing a block party on D Street, between 4th & 5th Avenue downtown. Blackwater Railroad Company will play from 6-9pm, and we'll be serving beer from 5-9pm....

Anchorage Ski Club Board of Directors Election - April 14
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

Arctic Valley friends and members: we hope to see you at the Annual Meeting of the Anchorage Ski Club on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Alpenglow Lodge! The Anchorage Ski Club is the nonprofit that operates Arctic Valley. At the...

Opening Day - Sunday January 14!
Monday, 8 Jan 2018

Getting Arctic Valley Ready from AK Powderhound on Vimeo. UPDATE January 13, 2018: Due to high winds and dangerous road conditions, we are postponing our season opening date until Saturday, January 20. Arctic Valley Road (and many local roads) are...

Winter Kick Off Party at Ski AK!
Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Stop by Ski AK Friday evening and celebrate the beginning of winter! We'll be signing folks up for Arctic Valley memberships, volunteer training, and have lots of info about skiing and tubing. A Watch and A Handshake will be playing tunes, and Ski...

Lite Years - The Big Picture Movie @ Williwaw November 4th!
Saturday, 28 Oct 2017

Lite Years - Official Trailer from The Big Picture on Vimeo. Lite Years - The Big Picture Movie is a film that follows the skiing of Chris Logan, Parker White and the friends they travel with. Growing up as young,...

Tube park update for April 8 - last day!
Saturday, 8 Apr 2017

It's our last day at the tube park this season! Remaining tickets: 10:30 - lots of large and small tubes 12:00 - a few large and small tubes 2:00 - lots of large and small tubes 3:30 - a few...