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Mt. Baker is Open 7-Days a Week for Skiing/Boarding

By December 13, 2008

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Mt. Baker in Bellingham, WA officially opened for the season on Sunday Dec. 14. Starting at 9:00 a.m. all chairlifts were up and running with only main runs open for now.

Mt. Baker is a very popular mountain for skiers and boarders. In 1998-1999 the mountain had World Record snowfall of 1,140 in. (2,896 cm).

For snow reports call 360-671-0211 or visit Mt. Baker online.

Directions to Mt. Baker from Seattle: Head north on I-5 toward Bellingham. Take Exit 255 (Sunset/Mt. Baker Exit) off I-5 and head east on HWY 542 (Mt. Baker Highway) for 56 miles until you reach the Mt. Baker ski area.

Other mountains in Washington currently open: Crystal Mountain (northeastern corner of Mount Rainer National Park) - Dec. 13; 49 North (50 miles north of Spokane) - Dec. 14; Stevens Pass (78 miles east of Seattle) - Dec. 18.; and Summit at Snoqualmie (40 miles east of Seattle) - Dec. 19.

Find more Washington mountains.

Get mountain safety tips.

Take the snow bus to Stevens or Snoqualmie.


July 8, 2009 at 11:41 am
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