Shred the Moose!
Moose Mountain Ski Resort
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Ski and Snowboard Area
Moose Mountain Ski Resort is interior Alaska’s largest alpine ski and snowboard area. With 750 acres, over a mile wide and a mile long, and 1300 vertical feet, “the Moose” has everything from a short beginner tow at the base lodge to long gentle cruisers and steep, narrow black diamond runs that can challenge the best skiers and boarders.
Moose Mountain has many south facing runs, allowing for sunny skiing above the inversion every day of the season. The average inversion is 20-30 degrees warmer than the flats of the Tanana Valley, and the views are impressive. The prevailing cold weather wind in winter is from the northeast, and our southwest facing runs are fully sheltered with tree cover to the top of the mountain.
Moose Mountain is the only known ski area with the primary lift system a fleet of school buses, capable of 100 skiers per hour per bus. When we need to up the capacity, we add more buses. Enjoy a snack, post a pic of your last run on social media, chat with your friends, unzip your coat. It’s only a 10 minute ride, while a standard speed chairlift would take 13-15 minutes to get you there, unprotected from the elements. After 25 years, we have never had a compelling reason to change, and the buses allow us to remain one of the least expensive ski areas of our size. Much of Moose Mountain ski and snowboard terrain is intermediate and advanced. We also have a short beginner lift to enjoy the gentler terrain near the Base Lodge.
Make the most of your Fairbanks winter
at Interior Alaska’s Largest Ski Area
Come shred the Moose!
Happy POWDER President’s Day…OPEN today. First bus at 10, last bus at 4. Temperatures are rising fast in the interior, with a predicted high of 12 above in town, and a 5 a.m. temperature of 8 above at Cleary Summit. Usually, warming trends start in the hills and work their way down, so it’s going to be nice again, finally! It seems most private weather stations are offline this morning, but if it’s below zero at the base lodge when you buy your ticket, it’s $5 off.
The Moose received 6″ of snow a week ago, and it remains untracked this morning for your shredding pleasure.
Lodge opens at 9. See you then!
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