MINUTES FROM THE SLOPES
Snoqualmie Summit - 19 Miles Away:
The Summit at Snoqualmie is a winter resort providing alpine skiing and snowboarding, Nordic skiing, and winter tubing. Snoqualmie Summit consists of four base areas - Alpental, Summit West (formerly named Snoqualmie Summit), Summit Central (formerly named Ski Acres), and Summit East (formerly named Hyak and PacWest), border Lake Keechelus on the East and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness on the West/North. The Summit at Snoqualmie is the closest ski area to Seattle, and is easily accessible via Interstate 90. The vertical drop ranges from 2,280 feet at Alpental, to 765 feet at Summit West. Combined, the four base areas have a total of 18 chairlifts, and 6 surface lifts. The resort is open seven days a week, with night operations 6 nights per week.
Crystal Mountain Resort - 72 Miles Away: Crystal Mountain is an alpine ski area located in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crystal Mountain is the largest ski resort in the state and is readily accessible through Enumclaw via Highway 410. It is primarily a day-use area, with nine chairlifts, various dining locations, and multiple hotels. Crystal Mountain is home to the Mt. Rainier Gondola, which provides year-round access to the resort's summit and is the state's only high-speed gondola.
Stevens Pass - 82 Miles Away:The Stevens Pass Ski Area is a ski area located at the crest of Stevens Pass in the Cascade Range of Washington, United States. The base elevation is at 4,061 feet with the peak at 5,845 feet. Total skiable terrain includes 37 major runs covering 1,125 acres. Stevens Pass offers a variety of alpine ski runs ranging from beginner to advanced. Because there is no lodging at the base, Stevens is a day resort drawing heavily on skiers from the Seattle area. Night skiing is offered until 10pm most days (except Tuesday and Wednesday) during mid-season. The Stevens Pass Nordic Center provides access to 28 km of groomed cross-country ski trails of varying difficulty.
Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort - 132 Miles Away:Mission Ridge Ski Area is a ski area located near Wenatchee, Washington. The base elevation is at 4,570 feet with the peak at 6,820 feet. Mission Ridge receives an average of 200 inches of snow per year with over 300 sunny days. Mission Ridge has 6 lifts providing access to 1,000 acres of terrain and has more than 36 designated runs spread over 2,000 acres of trails, chutes, screamers and bowls, with a 2,250-foot vertical drop.