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Washington State Skiing, Boarding, & Sledding Mountains


Washington state is a mecca of mountains for skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers, and sledders. Our mountains can open as early as mid-November or later in December depending on snowfall and usually close for the season in April sometimes May. Before you go get Quick Washington State Mountain Safety Tips.

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Stevens Pass

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Seattle’s popular skiing/snowboarding location is found 78 miles east of Seattle.

Summit at Snoqualmie

Seattle’s backyard ski destination with four ski areas 40 miles east of Seattle offering day and night hours. Also has a tubing park for those that would rather sled, great for kids.

Mt. Baker

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Nestled in the Cascade Mountains outside Bellingham the mountain had world record snowfall in 1998-1999. Only certain areas are legal for sledding in check the Web site for updated information.

White Pass

Located in the Cascades popular with downhill and cross country skiers.

Crystal Mountain

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Situated on the Northeastern corner of Mount Rainer National Park.

Hurricane Ridge

Nestled in the Olympic National Park. An ideal family ski destination due to its smaller size.

Mt. Spokane

Located 23 miles outside Spokane run by a non-profit.

49° North

A resort located in the Colville National Forest 50 miles north of Spokane.

Mission Ridge

Found 12 miles outside Wenatchee offers day and night skiing.


Located in the Blue Mountains of Southeastern Washington.
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