Tailgate Alaska - World Freeride Festival


The ultimate freeride party, the most epic mountains. What more could you ask for? Join the world’s largest backcountry gathering.

"It's Transworld Snowboarding’s #1 event"

Tailgate Alaska is the ultimate experience for freeride lovers from around the world. This mega event is a 10-day festival with music, vendors, a beer garden, giveaways, parties, and of course some pure Alaskan powder. The World Freeride Festival is entering its 6th year and its Transworld Snowboarding’s #1 event and the world’s largest backcountry gathering. With a setting like Valdez, Alaska, festival participants will have direct access to the most big mountain terrain available with over 1.6 million skiable acres.

This festival of a lifetime is all about having fun and meeting other freeriders, but it’s also about learning how to be best the best and most well-informed backcountry riders. Some features of the festival include snow-science and survival education, sled-riding and sled-maintenance clinics, and other side events. This one of a kind festival is limited to just 150 participants and all participants should have some basic backcountry knowledge like how to use a beacon, shovel, and probe.

"Tailgate Alaska has everything for a legendary experience"

This ultimate freeride festival is located in Valdez, Alaska and Flow Tailgate Alaska has everything you need to make the event a legendary experience. Their VIP Pass provides you with lodging, ground transportation, transfers in Anchorage, and all meals.

Don’t miss out on all the action and freeriding fun, book your trip with Tailgate Alaska and let the good times roll!

4 reasons to choose Tailgate Alaska:

  1. All-inclusive package.
  2. Some of the best terrain in the world!
  3. Exclusive festival for expert skiers and boarders who love to freeride.
  4. Educational and fun.
  • North America
  • Northern
  • USA
Mountain Range
  • Alaska Range
  • None
Ski Resort
  • None
  • Heli
  • Snowcat
  • Freeride
  • Ski Touring
Accomm. Type
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Party People
  • Ski Bums
  • Steep and Deep Riders
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Full Board
Room Type
  • Double Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Snowmobile
Services offered
  • Airport Transfer
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Glaciers
Average Annual Snowfall
  • > 20 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Maritime
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • Medium
  • High
PP/Night from US$ 399