Alaska Backcountry Rentals

Now Owned by Alaska Mountaineering & Hiking

Ever wanted to try backcountry skiing but can't find the right gear?  We offer skis, boots, poles, and skins so you can explore Southcentral Alaska's world class ski terrain.  

The Dream

Alaska Backcountry Rentals is a small LLC created to make backcountry touring ski rentals available to Alaskans and visitors to AK.  Formed by folks with a passion for POW, we offer ski setups that we ourselves are stoked to ride.

The Team

Jason Buttrick

Jason is the mastermind of AK BC Rentals and conceived the idea from his years working as a Buyer at Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking.   He is an avid pilot, climber, and skier who has committed the last few springs to exploring the treasures of the remote Wrangell St. Elias National park.  

 
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Britta Sonerholm

Britta is the brains of the operation.  She is a real estate agent in Anchorage, but spends her time off shredding the pow around Southcentral AK.  Originally from Palmer, she returned to Anchorage after a stint in the lower 48 and abroad.  Britta aspires to be a lady in the street but a freak in the backcountry.

 

JOHN SYKES

John is the Wizard Grandmaster Tech of this operation- both ski and computer.   He successfully hacked the internet to bring you this handsome website.  John has been in Anchorage for 8 years now, after migrating from New England.  He was drawn to Alaska by the countless outdoor opportunities and beautiful mountains.  He works as a mountaineering guide in the summer, avalanche course instructor in the Winter, and ski bum in the spring.  

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