Anchorage's Premier Ski/Snowboard Slope
Hilltop Ski AreaÂ is aÂ ski areaÂ inÂ Anchorage,Â AlaskaÂ established in 1984. Located inÂ Far North Bicentennial ParkÂ nearÂ Chugach State ParkÂ at the base of theÂ Chugach Mountains, Hilltop Ski Area is owned and operated by Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc., an AnchorageÂ nonprofitÂ 501(c)(3)Â organization established in 1979Â to provide recreational programs for Anchorage youth.
Hilltop has a tripleÂ RibletÂ chairlift, a handle tow, aÂ platter lift, and 30 acres (120,000Â m2) groomed 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.