The premier destination for winter sports in Alaska. Come challenge yourself on the Chugach Mountains. Experience heli-skiing, snowcat skiing, kite skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling.
Unmatched beauty, terrain and snowfall like no other in the world.
Main photo credit: harroart.com
Valdez is recognized as one of the snow capitals of the world. With a long-standing reputation for great snow, more than 300 inches is measured annually in the city and 600 to 900 inches in nearby Thompson Pass!
Valdez and the surrounding Chugach Mountains creates a perfect landscape for heli-skiing, back-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, big fat snow bike riding and ice climbing. There are various cross-country skiing trails in and around Valdez.
Access the back-country on foot, snowmobile, by helicopter or snow cat for some of the most amazing big mountain skiing and snowboarding in the world. Local Valdez guides and outfitters help create the dream winter vacation with single or multi-day packages.
Access Booking & Travel planning for your ultimate winter adventure with local guides below.
Above Photo: Alaska Rendezvous Heli-Ski Guides, heli hovers over the majestic terrain of the Chugach.
Photo Credit: Matt Haines.
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Above photo: Snowboarders checking out the view of a lifetime, strike that off your bucket list!
Photo Credit: Alaska Snowboard Guides.
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Above Photo: Black Ops Valdez getting guests up close and personal with the most amazing terrain to be seen in Alaska.
Photo credit: Black Ops Valdez.
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Above photo: Some like to ski in and ski out, but at Valdez Heli-Ski Guides, it’s Heli in and Heli out.
Photo credit: Valdez Heli-Ski Guides/Tsaina Lodge.
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Live to Ride another Day! Valdez Avalanche Center motto. VAC provides avalanche bulletins, education & information. Even if you are not experienced, VAC has you covered.
More info. at Valdez Avalanche Center website.