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Eaglecrest Ski Area

155 South Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801
907-586-5284
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Ranked #47 of 88 Activities in Juneau
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing
Owner description: Known as the "best little ski area in the world" by locals, this winter recreation area offers more...
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing
Owner description: Known as the "best little ski area in the world" by locals, this winter recreation area offers more than 30 trails covering 640 ski-able acres.

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Fordland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We bundled up and enjoyed watching our grandchildren ski down the easy slopes. We were impressed with what the children had learned from their instructors. Most impressive to see what kids can learn do.

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Lauren L, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Eaglecrest Ski Area, responded to this review

That is so wonderful that you were able to watch your Grand Kids ski! We love all our snow sport school students! We hope to see you again up at Eaglecrest! More 

Alvin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Since we were at Eaglecrest Ski Area during the summer it was nice to take the drive out to the area on Douglas Island and take in the beauty Mother Nature has provided along the way. We didn't have time to walk but enjoyed going to see the area and the improvements. A must to visit during the winter months... More 

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Lauren L, Marketing & Events at Eaglecrest Ski Area, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to come visit us up here at Eaglecrest! Even with out snow we are a beautiful mountain to take a drive to or even go on a hike. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Juneau, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great Price. Did my first ski lesson there. Staff very knowledgeable and patient. Prices are very cheap compared to other ski resorts areas. I enjoyed the day there.

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Lauren L, Marketing & Events at Eaglecrest Ski Area, responded to this review

YAY for ski lessons! Thank you for starting your ski career up here at Eaglecrest! We really love all of our Snow Sports instructors and take great care, that they take great care of you! We hope to see you on the slopes this winter! More 

Juneau
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Eaglecrest is a pretty great ski resort. While not the biggest mountain they have decent lift ticket prices and the place is very well maintained! They also host a lot of events so check out their calendar before heading up!

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Kingston, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Aside from Eaglecrest, I have skiied at Altenmarkt in Austria, Purgatory in Colorado, Mt. Baldy in So. Cal, NorthStar in No. Cal, Jay Peak in Vermont, Whistler in BC, Snoqualmie in WA, and Hilltop and Alyeska in Alaska. I think Eaglecrest is by far my favorite. Perhaps it is because I started skiing there and I knew the mountain well,... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

...our local mountain! It's typically amazing snow and zero lift lines. Nice laid back atmosphere and you feel like you're part of the EC family when riding.

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Las Vegas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I'm not a skier, but my wife and I have driven up the mountain just for the views. It's prettiest on the way back down, when you can clearly discern the silty stream coming into the ocean from the Mendenhall Glacier melt off. There's a progression of tree species as you ascend to full elevation, and back down to sea... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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240 reviews 240 reviews
56 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Average because it is really best for skiing, not for warm weather visits. This is Juneau's ski area. It is really not a destination in non ski times unless you want to do a zip line. Since you need a car to get there, or have to pay for transportation if you are on a cruise, skip it in the... More 

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Juneau AK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Eaglecrest is a very good ski area, with the best downhill opportunities (ski and rreat groomed X-C ski trains also; lift lines are short. From the top you can see water on both sides. The access road is ok, and there's a bus because it's about 7 miles out of town. This has produced at least one Olympic medalist and... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Not enough snow for skiing, but the drive there was an opportunity to get out of the downtown cruise ship area. Enroute, I noticed a colorful fence made of old skiis. The zipline company uses some of the ski facilities.

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