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Alyeska winter snowboarding trip

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Heather and I made the ~2500km round trip to Alyeska Mountain Resort in Alaksa in the dead of winter.
We had an amazing time, highlight pictures are below.

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Rusty, my mighty $450 go-anywhere vehicle. With studded winter tires, selectable 4x4 and 3 plugins (block, sump, battery) it's up for the challenges -40C presents.

Rusty, my mighty $450 go-anywhere vehicle. With studded winter tires, selectable 4×4 and 3 plugins (block, sump, battery) it’s up for the challenges -40C presents.

The Kluane Mountains at sunrise

The Kluane Mountains at sunrise

The Alaska Highway in the dead of winter. It's about -35C, bad viability. The few moose and caribou that jumped out made things VERY exciting.

The Alaska Highway in the dead of winter. It’s about -35C, bad viability. The few moose and caribou that jumped out made things VERY exciting.

Alyeska Mountain Resort - we walked around the whole village many times at night

Alyeska Mountain Resort – we walked around the whole village many times at night

Heather and snowboard on the summit of Alyeska

Heather and snowboard on the summit of Alyeska

The Alyeska Hostel - an extremely friendly place to stay right on the mountain

The Alyeska Hostel – an extremely friendly place to stay right on the mountain

Using the Christmas Lights at the hostel to plugin the Subaru when it was cold

Using the Christmas Lights at the hostel to plugin the Subaru when it was cold

An old chairlift at Alyeska

An old chairlift at Alyeska

The restaurant at the top of the Alyeska Gondola

The restaurant at the top of the Alyeska Gondola

Snowboarding down Alyeska. That's the ocean behind me

Snowboarding down Alyeska. That’s the ocean behind me

Dan and snowboard on the summit of Alyeska Resort. The mountains are absolutely enormous.

Dan and snowboard on the summit of Alyeska Resort. The mountains are absolutely enormous.

I miss snowboarding :)

-Dan

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