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Level: Expert
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +850/856 ft
Total: 19 riders
 

Mountain Biking Alyeska Downhill

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#17 of 52 mountain bike trails in Alaska
#2949 in the world

Alaska's first chair lift/tram assisted downhill trails. There is a $35 all day lift fee. There are several trails to choose from and 4 lift options available. They are fast, rock and root filled downhill insanity! Body armor is almost a must! Check Alyeska's web site to see which lifts are running @ http://www.alyeskaresort.com/mountain/downhill-mountain-biking.aspx

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
From Anchorage take the Gleen HWY south to Girdwood and follow the Alyeska signs to the "Day Lodge".
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  • Shane Collins
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    Alyeska DH race. Soft snow. Good news is the lower mountain should open early this year (that's the rumor!!)

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  • bomboy
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    Great, fun downhill single track. The locals work really hard on carving new trails so there is something for everyone. You can rent a bike and armour if you need it and they'll throw in a free lesson / guide at the same time which is a great deal if you're travelling without your bike.

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  • Braaap
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    Good riding. Service is the worst. From the sitzmark to the tram employees will make it abundantly obvious that its a privilege for you to be there. I have been a downhill guide in New Zealand, Whistler many times, 5 years in Utah for the riding. Regrettably went to Alyeska 2 times this summer for the same results. Never again for this DH rider.

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  • Crazyman10

    I am coming from california this summer which I go to Alaska every summer and I always mountain bike here and would like to know if it is a great trail and if so do they rent bikes there or should I rent one from somewhere else

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