ⓘ Arctic Valley Ski Area
Arctic Valley Ski Area, formerly known as Alpenglow at Arctic Valley, is a ski area in Anchorage, Alaska. It is located on Ski Bowl Road in Chugach State Park, in the upper Ship Creek valley adjacent to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. It touts its accessibility, being closer to the majority of Anchorages population than the citys other major ski area, the much larger Alyeska Resort.
The area covers almost 500 acres 2.0 km 2 with a base elevation of 2.500 feet 760 m and rises to nearly 4.000 ft 1200 m at maximum convergence. Arctic valley has three chair lifts, one pony tow, and four bowls. Volunteers Ski club anchorage of the ski resort.
Arctic valley is only open on Saturday and Sunday so snow which falls weekdays is first closed every Saturday.