Skeetawk is a nonprofit, member-driven organization working to bring lift-access downhill skiing, boarding and other alpine sports to Hatcher Pass, Alaska. We are nearly done with our first phase of development and will begin lift operation in 2020! We have gotten this far through extensive volunteer hours, local business donations and contributions, local sponsorships, memberships, grants and donations! We look forward to beginning operations and starting programs involving getting our local youth and families outside and recreating in the mountains. We strive to foster a strong, healthy community that has a deep appreciation for outdoor recreation in the breathtaking mountains of Hatcher Pass!
How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference
Every little bit helps! We use every cent that is donated to us to the best of our ability. We support local businesses and contractors wherever possible. We are mostly comprised of volunteers and employ local community members, with more jobs available once the lift is operational. We have a Youth Ambassadors program to involve local kids, and look forward to developing many more community and youth programs once we get the lift spinning. We have numerous capital campaigns to put money towards; including lighting for night skiing, snow making equipment for season extension, our next chairlift, a warming hut, etc. Ski and snowboard programs with the schools will largely depend on these features.
Were so close to reaching our goal of lift-access skiing and snowboarding to Hatcher Pass! Its an expensive and ambitious goal, and were almost there! You donations this year are the tipping point to help get this thing LIFTed off the ground!! Come join us this winter in the MatSu Valley and enjoy some fresh corduroy on our groomed runs and get warm in our new Yurt day lodge!
Thanks everyone!! Your donations really do make a difference!