Mt Eyak, Alaska

Small Town, Big Adventure

Mount Eyak is currently serviced by a single chairlift (as well as the rope tow). The chairlift was purchased from Sun Valley, Idaho, and transported by train to Seattle, then by ferry to Cordova. The local ski club worked on bringing to lift to the area and has maintained it for years.

It is the oldest working chairlift in North America and one of only two single chairs still in operation.

Mountain Statistics for Mt Eyak
Base Elevation: 400 ft (122 meters)
Summit Elevation: 1,200 ft (366 m)
Vertical Drop: 800 ft (244 m)
Skiable Area: 0 acres (0 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 350 in (889 cm)
Longest Run: 750 ft (229 m)
Snowmaking: 0 %
Number of Lifts: 1
Uphill Lift Capacity: 0 per hour
Types of Lifts: Single Chair
Number of Trails: 30
Trail Ratings for Mt Eyak
Easiest: Easiest 20%
More Difficult: More Difficult 60%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 20%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Mt Eyak
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes