Valdez, AK

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Snow forecast

  • Tuesday

    6.7 cm snow
    Lätt snöfall
    -5°
    2 m/s
  • Wednesday

    11.7 cm snow
    Cloudy
    -5°
    2 m/s
  • Thursday

    0 cm
    Sun/clear sky
    -5°
    2 m/s
What do you think about Valdez, AK?
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Bgn
22/07/2002
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One I am sure Valdez has the best skiing I've ever seen even though it's always not possible to make full use of it.

There are mountains, mountains and mountains that only have steep ends with loose snow, so here's never the talk of doing the same yard twice, but you're going on a new mountain every time. Certainly Helisking costs money, but it's a fictitious view that is fully possible to make a top trip if you're able to see people cuddle down for the steep ones you've spanned.
Even if that happens, there is plenty of hesitation in getting up.
Additionally, there are cheaper alternatives to just $ 75 helicopter pickup, to travel by air $ 60 per lift or with snowcat even cheaper. Then you can also persuade any skier to pull one at the ends closest to the road.
The problem with skiing in Valdez is the weather it snows so often, so one must wait one week before skiing. Then you can enjoy the roadruns, you go skiing on the slope shortly the road.


Even residents can arrange cheap, tents or bivouacs are not uncommon to see there, especially around Alaska's backcountry adventure. With them you can pay by helicopter lift or per day (as in other places). http://www.alaskabackcountry.com/index.htm

Good food is also especially if you like fish. There are not many places in the world you can eat more freshly caught halibut than in Valdez.

In short, the best skiing in the world is in Valdez ....

JCM
04/03/2002
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Doug, Dean, Shane, Seth, Guerlin, Jeremy, Kent, Chris and JCM! Is it enough? Hang on with the best rides, hang on the best and steepest (Cosmique sucks phett when compared to The Elephant) the place with the best snow. No Doppelmayr as far as the eye reaches, nor any Kässbohrer - on the other hand a lot of helis driven by Vietnam veterans.

Lifters are they? Riding in then Chugach should impress the part of the reading on this page that sharks NOW (ie ShampoXmaffian is removed).

"Our seven day packages offer you the finest skiing and lodging. Local restaurants provide a variety of dining choices including fresh salmon, halibut and king crab." = $ 4200 (Airfare and meals are not provided).

Just the interesting cost with a daily cost of about $ 700, which corresponds to a seasonally-priced map of the Alps, scares the right people. That one has to stand for the journey, this is deterring more than others.


Ski Week prices include:
& # 61623; 36 ski runs, averaging 120,000 vertical feet of skiing
& # 61623; 7 nights deluxe lodging at The Guesthouse Inn
& # 61623; All airport shuttles and transportation
& # 61623; Use of Tracker avalanche transceiver
& # 61623; Use of climbing harness and a heli pack

However, there is some windscreen in place so it is probably best to book three or four weeks. The amazing snow stuck on the mountain is a result of close proximity to the sea. The precipitation comes frequently and when there is precipitation, no heli bingo is flying.

Then you can fight with local oil hammer workers in the evening, shoot Glock on road signs and share fill cell with Shane McConkey to Glen Plake. Certainly a DeLux arrangement - The only thing missing is a hook of Troppan's caliber. On the other hand, there are quite good tittybars in Alaska in general.

For those who can afford it's no wonder that Valdez will ever be visited. Is it worth the cost? Well.

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