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49 Degrees North Mountain Resort
Come spend the day at an uncrowded, family-oriented winter resort. Continually voted the region's best family resort, 49° North Mountain Resort truly offers adventures for everyone. This traditional Northwest resort is blessed with wide open groomed runs, moguls, desert dried powder, and hundreds of acres of legendary tree skiing. 49 Degrees North is located just an hour north of Spokane.
Bluewood Ski Area
Hit the slopes at Bluewood, one of the state's best kept secrets, located in the Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington. Enjoy skiing with clear skies overhead and dry powder at your toes. Receiving over 300 inches of snow annually, enjoy short lines, uncrowded slopes and a variety of terrains. Bluewood is located 4 miles north of the Oregon border, and 21.5 miles driving distance from Dayton.
Crystal Mountain Resort
It's Washington's only destination alpine ski resort, where the snow is deep and the terrain vast enough to keep even the most hard-core skiers busy all season. First-rate skiers are drawn to the expert runs comprising nearly half of the terrain and the 1,000 acres of skiable backcountry areas.
The peak has over half a dozen basins and boasts breathless views of Mt. Rainier. Crystal's summit, Silver King, is at 7,012 feet with a vertical of over 3100 feet. The mountain averages 350 inches of snowfall annually. In the summer the resort provides scenic chairlift rides, a mountaintop restaurant, hiking, fishing, tennis, and excellent mountain biking.
Crystal Mountain is just 90 minutes from Tacoma and 105 minutes from Seattle via Highway 410, but a world away from the moment you arrive.
Whether your favorite spring activity is hiking, biking, birdwatching or all of the above, Hurricane Ridge has it all for you and offers some of the best views in the region. Leisurely sightseeing is strongly encouraged!
It’s easy for one to forget they’re only miles away from town when exploring Hurricane Ridge. Skiers are drawn to downhill and cross-country routes, hikers to the variety of trails past crystal lakes and through backcountry. Wildlife is abundant, as are the summit’s 360-degree views.
High meadows, glaciated peaks, and beautiful wildflowers give Hurricane Ridge an alpine quality, yet this is the most accessible area for visitors to experience the scenery and wildlife of the Olympic Mountain Range. Black-tailed deer and Olympic marmots frequent local trails, and black bears forage here. From the main park visitor center in Port Angeles, a scenic parkway climbs steadily to the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center, with interpretive programs, a sweeping view of the inner Olympic Ridge, and nearby access to Hurricane Hill and other trails. The road continues to Obstruction Point and other major trailheads.
Mission Ridge Ski Area
Grab your skiis or snowboard, and get your heart pumping at Mission Ridge. A dream come true for all snow lovers, enjoy miles of uncrowded slopes under typically beautiful blue skies. Over 2,000 acres of runs and open slopes await everyone from children and beginners to the most seasoned skiiers and snowboarders.
Mount Baker Ski Area
Hit the slopes of Mt. Baker for some spring skiing complete with awe-inspiring views of Mt. Baker and the North Cascades. Visit Mt. Baker Ski Area and discover why it is known as the “birthplace of snowboarding.” Boasting powder that is second-to-none, it is the home of the world's premier snowboarding competition, the Annual Legendary Banked Slalom. Although it's been named a top ski area to snowboard in North America, both skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels are welcome. With an average snowfall of 645 inches each year, it registers more snowfall than any other ski area in North America.
Surrounded by the Mt. Baker Wilderness Area and the North Cascades National Park, the setting of the ski area is one of the most beautiful in the state. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, the White Salmon Day Lodge is the perfect place to catch your breath. In the skiing off-season, strap on hiking boots and stretch your legs on one of many area trails, taking in the spectacular vistas of soaring peaks in the North Cascades.
Mount Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park
Get your snow fix at Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park. With five lifts, a tubing hill & terrain park, there is much winter fun to be had in these hills. Come check out for yourself the great runs and sweet hits offering fun in the powder.
Mt. Spokane is located only 28 miles from downtown Spokane, making driving time less than an hour for most residents of Spokane and surrounding areas. The ski area is situated inside Mt. Spokane State Park.
The Summit at Snoqualmie
The Summit at Snoqualmie is THE place for winter escape! From the steep and deep to the high-speed buffed-out cruisers, from our gentle learning areas to our benchmark parks and pipe, diversity is a way of life around here. With four unique base areas and less than an hour from Seattle on Interstate 90, no other resort in the country offers so much variety with this much convenience. Consider it a buffet for the outdoor enthusiast! After dark, experience six hundred acres of illuminated terrain, discover how much fun you can have on skis after the sun goes down. Six days a week, The Summit is open until 10PM with a huge variety of runs, including our parks and pipe. Skiers of all levels can savor the variety of terrain at Alpental, Snoqualmie, Ski Acres or Hyak.