Eaglecrest Ski Area is near the town of Juneau on Alaska’s Douglas Island. As the island is only accessible by water or air, the ski area is never crowded and lift queues are non-existent. A sparkling gem, Eaglecrest is beautifully set and its relatively isolated location makes it a magical winter experience.
This stunning ski area is every snow sport enthusiast’s dream, with challenging steep faces, well-groomed runs, open bowls and lovely glades. Eaglecrest Ski Area, opened in 1976, is an amazing winter vacation destination.
Eaglecrest Ski Area opens up a winter playground of 640 acres that receive between 200 and 300 inches of snow per annum. Spend your day gliding down the 31 alpine runs or exploring the 10 km of Nordic trails. A vertical drop of 1 400 feet, Eaglecrest has terrain for everyone. The trails have been categorized as follows: 20% beginner, 40% intermediate and 40% advanced, with the longest run measuring 2 miles. Four lifts have been put up to carry excited snow sport enthusiasts into this snowy playground. An awesome terrain park features jumps, rails and tabletops for freestyle boarders to practice on. A ski school running several programs is available at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Don’t miss the fun with the snow tubes. Just picture yourself looking out at the amazing snow covered landscape around you, then pushing off on your run, the mountain air is cold against your cheeks, your adrenalin pumping. This is exactly what Eaglecrest is about.
A day lodge provides visitors to Eaglecrest Ski Area with all the necessities, such as equipment rental and the Eaglecrest Grill restaurant. Accommodation, shops and restaurants are located in Juneau. There are several lodging options in the vicinity of Eaglecrest Ski Area such as Goldbelt Hotel Juneau, Silverbow Inn, Prospector Hotel, Breakwater Inn and many more. All a vacationer could possibly desire is in convenient reach.
Eaglecrest Ski Area, in its stunning, quiet setting, allows visitors to focus on their skiing and get in touch with nature. A truly magical adventure.