Hilltop Ski Area in Anchorage of Alaska is situated nearby Chugach State Park. Opened in 1984, Hilltop is Anchorage’s in-town resort. Ideal for skiers of all abilities and boasting a beautiful landscape, vacationers will have a wonderful time at Hilltop Ski Area.
Picture it: You are standing at the base Hilltop Ski Area’s 30 acres of ski terrain. Hopping onto one of the two ski lifts you are whisked up the 294 vertical into this winter playground. Reaching your run you look out at the landscape, which receives 100 inches of snow each year along with extensive snow-making facilities. Slowly pushing off, you glide down the glistening hillside, fresh air filling your lungs as you pick up speed. Reaching the bottom you feel absolutely exhilirated. You’ll be eager to pick another of the 10 runs to experience it all over again. Hilltop Ski Area is perfect for those who are just starting out. The terrain has been rated as 80% beginner, 10% intermediate and 10% advanced. Many excellent programs have been created to teach visitors how to handle the snowy slopes. Adventure seekers can try their skills out on the various jumps and terrain park at Hilltop.
Hilltop Ski Area has a lovely day lodge where you can purchase and rent equipment. Is your stomach feeling a bit empty? Hilltop’s snack bar has many tasty treats. Alternatively you can treat yourself to a meal at Hilltop Haus Restaurant. With Anchorage in such close proximity, visitors can find lodging near Hilltop. Amongst these lodging options are establishments like Country Rose Manor, Parkwood Inn, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Alaskan European B&B and Best Western Golden Lion Hotel.
If you are planning a vacation in Alaska, be sure to stop by at Hilltop Ski Area for a day or two of fun in the snow.