Mountain and ski lift

Ski Area

Anchorage’s Premier Ski/Snowboard Slope

view of lift from the top

Hilltop Ski Area is in Anchorage, Alaska, established in 1984. Located in Far North Bicentennial Park near Chugach State Park at the base of the Chugach Mountains, Hilltop Ski Area is owned and operated by Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc., an Anchorage nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1979 to provide recreational programs for Anchorage youth.

Hilltop has a triple Riblet chairlift, a handle tow, a platter lift all on 30 acres of groomed and lighted terrain ranging in difficulty level from easy (80%) to more difficult (10%) to most difficult (10%). Adjacent facilities include the Karl Eid Ski Jump Complex, with 15 meter, 40 meter, and 60 meter jumps (all lighted); Hillside Park with 7.5 miles (12 km) of trails suitable for Nordic skiing; and Bicentennial Park with 20 miles (32 km.) of trails suitable for Nordic skiing.