AK ski resort tram hits tower, 1 person injured

The Alyeska Ski Resort reports a guest suffered minor injuries when strong wind gusts caused the resort’s tram to hit a tower.

It happened around 7:20 p.m. Monday while two guests and three employees were in the first car and two employees were in the second car.

According to the resort, 80 guests dining at Seven Glaciers Restaurant had to be transported via chairlift and by snowcat as mechanics and field crews inspected both the tram and tower.

The tram remains closed.

The resort is in Girdwood, roughly 27 miles southeast of Anchorage.