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.

Alaska Powder Descents

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.

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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.

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.

North America
Mountain Range
Alaska Range
Coast Mountains
Ski Resort
Ski Touring
Accomm. Type
Suited For
Solo Travelers
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
Ability Level
Dominant Terrain Type
Open Terrain
Steep Terrain
Tree Runs
Average Annual Snowfall
> 20 meter/year
Snow Pack
Crowd Factor
Explorer Level
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