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Powder Hound Ski Shop

10:00 am – 6:00 pm - Call us (907) 783-2525 or drop in - we're at the base of Alyeska Resort, Girdwood.
Full retail & ski-tuning, wax or repair.
Boot fittings experts with custom in-soles. Ski demos - Best bootfitters, best location, fastest service.


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Ski Tuning

We will tune, repair and wax your skis, back to top condition. Our professional ski tech Corey Anderson, brings years of experience tuning for World Cup and CPG.

Boot Fitting

We offer custom ski boot fitting and custom in-soles. Both Corey and Eric have their Master's Degree in Boot Fitting!


Demos are available for most of the skis in stock, come on in to try out a new pair.

Retail Shop

We carry quality brands in our full retail ski-shop. Check our blog and facebook for specials.

Rentals – Demos – Services

Powder Hound Demo/Rental Pricing

(All rentals/demos include poles and helmet if desired)

Demo Ski $50

Demo Ski Package (including boots) $65

Performance Ski $35

Performance Ski Package $45

Demo Snowboard $35

Demo Snowboard Package $45

Fat Bike Full Day $45

Fat Bike Hourly $15

3+ Day Demo/Rental

Demo Ski $45

Demo Ski Package (including boots) $55

Performance Ski $30

Performance Ski Package $40

Demo Snowboard $30

Demo Snowboard Package $40

Fat Bike Full Day $40

Powder Hound is proud to offer a full line up of Rental and Demo skis available for daily use, and a full backshop to get you ready for the hill.

Rental Equipment

Skis (includes poles) Boots Helmets

Demo Equipment

Powder Hound is very proud of our ski wall, and we want everyone else to enjoy it as well! We have a wide variety of demo skis from carving shaped skis, to wide powder boards. If you are interested in purchasing a pair of new skis, come compare some different brands to see which one best suits your skiing style. It is $50 for the day to demo skis, and you can take out multiple pairs in a day. If you decide you like the ski, the $50 gets credited towards the purchase price of the ski. Not interested in purchasing but still want to use a high performance ski for the day? No problem. Come check out what we have and we can get you out on a pair that suits the conditions for the day. Our ski brands include: Nordica, K2, Atomic, Blizzard, DPS, and Ski Logik.


Our back shop employees have a combined experience of over a decade working on skis and boards. We offer everything from a basic tune, to fixing core shots, to mounting, and everything in between. We  offer help with telemark and snowboard gear, as well as backcountry equipment including skins, bindings, poles, etc. Our ski in ski out location is prime for boot fitting. If something isn’t feeling right, stop on by and we can help you out and send you back out on the slopes.

Fat Tire Rental Girdwood

Powder Hound Ski Shop has fat tire mountain bike rentals! For a true Alaskan expereince rent one of our fat tire bikes and ride where ever you please with these purpose built snow and cold weather mountain bikes. So much fun to be had!

Fat Tire Mountain Bike Rental Rates:

  • Half Day – $50
  • Full Day – $75

Call for availablity on 907 783 2525


Alaska Ski Shop

Eric Helmbrecht


With 25 years of skiing under his belt, along with 12 years snowboarding Eric is no rookie. From Fairbanks, Alaska he continued his love for skiing by receiving his masters in boot fitting and five years of product testing in many different ski shops. With a set up like the Salomon Xmax 130 and Nordica Patron, taking laps on Bear Trap here at Alyeska are Eric’s favorite!

Girdwood Ski Shop

Corey Anderson


Corey has been skiing ever since he could walk. With 10 years as a racer, 2 years as ski patrol and 10 years skiing backcountry there is nothing he can’t handle. Corey has been working in pro shops for 11 years (and counting) being a ski tech, boot fitter and published ski photographer! Corey is master fit certified and ready to handle anything on his Nordica Patrons!

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Bill Johnson

Boot Fitter

Bill considers himself a late-bloomer having a mere 17 years skiing under his belt. From Wisconsin, he grew up skiing on icy, man-made snow, claiming it made him the skier he is today. After the race days, he got cork sevens on lock and frequently found himself driving on I-80 West. These days he rocks it on Nordica Patrons! With 14 years in the industry, a master’s in boot fitting, and AIARE level one certification, Bill can help get your setup dialed.

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Scott Rich

Boot Fitter

Scott is from California and has been skiing 24 years. Now a backcountry enthusiast Scott grew up racing for 8 years at Squaw Valley and Bear Valley. With major racing roots he won 14th in the Jr. Olympics for Super G in 2003. This year becoming a sponsored athlete for Discrete as well as earing his masters in boot fitting. Put Scott on some blizzard skis and he can charge anything!

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Colin Hewitt

Ski Tech

Colin’s love for skiing comes all the way from Pennsylvania. Colin has received his Avalanche safety course Level II and is an ACA level 2 Instructor. With a setup such as G3 Snyapse and Scarpa boots, skiing Max’s is one of Colin’s favorite runs here at Alyeska. With 4 years of skiing in Alaska, Colin’s love for skiing only grows daily.

kai penn


Intern & All Star Racer

Kai has grown up on this mountain, traveling all over the world to different destinations to race, and knows the equipment that’s best for skiing Alaska, racing all over the world. He seems quiet in the shop, but he is nothing short of an expert when it comes to what you need.


Repair Today ~ 10:00 am to 6:00 pm ~Thur-Sun

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Contact Info

(907) 783-2525


140 Olympic Mountain Loop Rd, Girdwood, AK 99587