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Mount Aurora Skiland

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Aurora Viewing at Mt. Aurora Skiland

At Mt. Aurora/SkiLand, the 360-degree full-sky view offers spectacular viewing of the aurora borealis with dark, clear skies from mid-August to mid-April.. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute operates the Poker Flat Rocket Range about six miles north. Scientists from around the globe congregate here in the winter to study the northern lights.


  • The "Silver Star" Double Chairlift- the farthest north chairlift in North America - and maybe the world!
  • Day Lodge with Spectacular View
  • Snack Bar with Homemade Pastries, Breakfast, Specials, Snacks, Soups, Sandwiches, Beverages, Desserts
  • Alpine and Snowboard Equipment Rentals
  • Beginner to Advanced Slopes
  • Patrolled by National Ski Patrol
  • Aurora Borealis Viewing by Appointment

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Categories: Things To Do Sports Skiing

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Hours of Operation: Not Listed
Notes: None Listed
Winter Hours:(November - February) - 10:00 a.m. to dusk or 5:00 p.m. - whichever comes first
Spring Hours :(from the Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts until the end of the season) - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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