Pia’s Overlook

Pia-Margrethe Denkewalter (1981-1996) was an avid outdoor sports enthusiast and student at West Anchorage High School when she tragically died in a climbing accident. Excelling in many sports, she competed on West’s Cross Country Ski Team and on Team Alaska in soccer. Pia was a fierce competitor who was always eager to try something new. Pia’s friends and family created Pia’s Overlook in her memory. Her family also created a scholarship in Pia’s name for aspiring skiers in financial need to travel to Jr. Nationals.