Girdwood Snowshoeing

Come explore the Chugach Mountains in Girdwood while snowshoeing. Your naturalist snowshoeing guide will point out and discuss the flora and fauna of this unique winter wonderland and how it changes from season to season. In the company of a naturalist guide, you will: Look for animal tracks, Explore traditional and contemporary herb lore, Identify bird song & animal behaviors, Enjoy stories about Native and Alaskan history. You may even see a moose!

Trips start & finish inside the Lobby of the Hotel Alyeska. The Winner Creek trail has gentle snowshoeing conditions ranging from packed-down snow and icy trails to off-trail powder snow. This is a moderate and informative 5 mile (round trip) snowshoe trip.


  • Knowledgeable and fun naturalist snowshoeing guides who will discuss ecology, glaciology and natural history.
  • Hot drinks and granola bars.
  • Wildlife Protection.
  • Snowshoes, trekking poles and extra attire, if needed.