Back Country Skiing

When the conditions are right, Seward is a backcountry skiers dream. Skiers and splitboarders that like to earn their turns have plenty of options in the areas surrounding Seward. Many local peaks are accessible with a short drive and a skin up.

For those looking to add some more adventure to their ski day, heli-ski tours operate in the mountains surrounding Seward in search of powder all winter long. There are also boat charters that cater to those who want to have fun in the snowy mountains!

Be sure to know before you go! The avalanche conditions are constantly changing in and around Seward. The Chugach Avalanche Center provides daily forecasts all winter and frequent observations.