It’s mid May and Alyeska ski resort in Girdwood, AK just had a casual 40” storm roll thru. Yep, you read that right, 40 inches of new snow in 3 days at Alyeska. May is considered a powder month in AK and this year it’s holding true. Alyeska has gotten 895” of snow this season...and counting. 40” New Snow Past 3 Days @ Alyeska, AK | Closed Today due to Avalanche Danger | Season Snowfall Total to 900″ | Unofficial Networks

40” New Snow Past 3 Days @ Alyeska, AK | Closed Today due to Avalanche Danger | Season Snowfall Total to 900"

40” New Snow Past 3 Days @ Alyeska, AK | Closed Today due to Avalanche Danger | Season Snowfall Total to 900"

ALL

40” New Snow Past 3 Days @ Alyeska, AK | Closed Today due to Avalanche Danger | Season Snowfall Total to 900"

By

base of Alyeska ski resort today, May 11th.

It’s mid May and Alyeska ski resort in Girdwood, AK just had a casual 40” storm roll thru.  Yep, you read that right, 40 inches of new snow in 3 days at Alyeska.  May is considered a powder month in AK and this year it’s holding true.

Alyeska has gotten 895” of snow this season…and counting.

Total Snowfall This Season:
807″ since Nov. 1st and 895″ since Oct.1st

They currently have a 196” base up top.  damn.

May 11th might be the only time you smile when shoveling snow... Alyeska, AK

The recent monster storm created high enough avalanche danger to close the resort today.  They are going to re-evaluate things tomorrow and try to get open the next two days.

“Alyeska Ski Resort is closed to skiing & riding today, Friday May 11th due to high avalanche spring conditions. We will evaluate today to see about opening for Saturday & Sunday. Please stay tuned.” – Alyeska ski resort

Alyeska is open for skiing and riding every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of May (weather permitting).

 

 

More Unofficial Networks