Alaska Powder Descents

USA: Alaska

World-class terrain spread across two mountain ranges, this is your trip if you’re a rider with some experience looking for big mountains and steep faces.

"Winter heli-trip in the Chilkat Mountain Range"

Alaska Powder Descents is located up Juneau, where riders return every year to get their powder fix. With huge possibilities in terms of terrain you’ll have endless opportunities to explore sweet lines and unique features.

Ride the Chilkat Mountain Range on beautiful clear days and when the weather sets in you have the chance to try out some of the best tree-skiing in Alaska. Consistent snowfall and a great variety of terrain make this an excellent choice for your winter heli-trip.

Stay in the Baranof or Prospector Hotel in Juneau during your trip. Both are centrally located and fully equipped with all your travel needs. Guests can make use of the fitness centre, free wifi, cable TV and complimentary transport to and from the hotel.

"Week long backcountry ski touring in Alaska"

With a great selection of packages you can choose a deal that best suits you; from pay-per-run, to week long backcountry touring you can tailor your trip to get the most out of your time in Alaska.

The friendly and professional APD guides have years of backcountry experience and really know their terrain. They’ll guide you to the sweetest spots and secret powder stashes making sure you’re having the time of your life and staying safe on the mountain. For heli-trips all lifts and passes, avalanche safety gear, guide services and lunch is included. If you can hear the mountains calling you then head to Alaska this winter and ride the world-famous steep and deep.

3 reasons to choose Alaska Powder Descents:

  1. Huge terrain with great snow conditions!
  2. Knowledgeable and friendly guides!
  3. Buzzing town and après-ski scene.


  • North America
  • Northern
  • USA
Mountain Range
  • Alaska Range
  • Coast Mountains
  • Alaska
Ski Resort
  • Eaglecrest
  • Heli
  • Ski Touring
Accomm. Type
  • Lodge/Chalet
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Party People
  • Ski Bums
  • Steep and Deep Riders
  • $$$ - Luxury
  • $$ - Medium
  • $ - Budget
Meal Plans
  • Self Catering
  • Half Board
  • Full Board
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Internet Wifi
Services offered
  • Guiding
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Tree Runs
  • Cliffs
  • Glaciers
Average Annual Snowfall
  • > 20 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Maritime
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • High
PP/Night from US$ 750