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  • Save Serious Scratch at 49 North

    If you buy a season pass for 2007/08 at Washington's 49 Degrees North you'll save some serious scratch and be able to ride for the rest of this season free. Next year's passes are going for $269, which is more then 50 percent off the regular rate. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Washington Areas See More Snow

    The Washington ski areas are still getting new snow and - this morning - lovely spring conditions with locals ready for a day of skiing and riding under clear skies. More snow is forecast and conditions change quickly, as you know, but it's a nice morning in Washington state. Full Article

    21st March 2007

  • White Pass Still Waiting

    More than 20 years after the Washington Wilderness Act removed 800 acres for ski development in exchange for 23,000 acres of wilderness and there has yet to be any real movement in the attempt to expand the skiable terrain at Washington's White Pass. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • K2 USA Moves to Seattle

    K2 USA has decided to kick it completely in Seattle, recently announcing that full operations will be moved to a facility near its Washington-based corporate headquarters. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Rider Killed in Avalanche Off of Crystal

    Sadly, at around 3 p.m. Saturday a skier was buried in an avalanche and killed while riding in an out-of-bounds area off of Crystal Mountain ski resort and within the boundary of Mount Rainier National Park. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Cuttin' It For a Cause at Crystal

    With nearly 20" of new snow already this week and a boatload more in the forecast, what better way to support the fight against Multiple Sclerosis than getting up on the hill and shredding for the cause at Crystal? This weekend's Vertical Express for MS brings teams together to compete in two on-mountain events - a scavenger hunt and a dual Giant Slalom - in an effort to raise $50K. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Bankin' It at Baker

    Last weekend's Legendary Banked Slalom was filled with the wild good times the event is famous for, not to mention some serious competitive drama. On the Pro Men's side only eight one hundredths of a second separated the top three finishers, with Washingtonian Lucas DeBari just getting the better of Maine's Seth Wescott and California's Nate Holland. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • The Art of the Snowboard

    Ride Snowboards hosted their 5th annual Snowboard Art contest on the weekend at the War Room in Seattle Washington. The contest saw artists from countries including Japan, Finland, Spain, France, Australia and Canada enter their best graphics. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Youngbloods at Summit-at-Snoqualmie

    The Summit-at-Snoqualmie hosted the Forum Youngblood Snake Sessions on the weekend as part of the amateur slopestyle series. "So, you think you have what it takes to get recognized?" says Forum. "Let our team riders be the judge of that." Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Mt Baker On a Roll

    The fresh snow made for a great Legendary Banked Slalom local's qualifier at Mt Baker last weekend. The annual event is a Pacific Northwest original that attracts pros and locals of all ages to fight for the coveted LBS trophy: a roll of duct tape. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Deep Snow Advisory at Crystal

    With 1300 acres of accessible backcountry to entice riders and record-breaking snowfall, those in charge of safety for Crystal Mountain have had to be on their toes this year. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Stevens Pass is Deep

    Diehard riders couldn't ask for more from Steven's Pass this season. The popular Mill Valley area of the resort has been open almost the entire season because of huge snowfalls that continue to pound the region. In the last week alone the area has recieved more than 170cm of snow. Full Article

    11th January 2007

  • Baker Gets Winded

    Due to stormy conditions and high winds, Mount Baker will be operating out of the White Salmon base area only today and there is a wind hold currently in effect on Pan Dome. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Freeskiers Rave About Snoqualmie

    The Summit at Snoqualmie was recently rated 12th in North America for Overall Resort and 12th in North America among Terrain Parks by Freeskier Magazine. "It's cool to see that the rest of the country is noticing what we're doing up here. We've been working really hard at putting out the best parks for years," said terrain park supervisor Kevin Turner. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Blustery Mt. Baker Emerges in White

    Winds have died down at Mt Baker after a blustery week. The mountain is conducting normal midweek operations out of the White Salmon Base Area after a powerful early winter storm ripped through the area, closing several Washington resorts for a time but leaving behind some of the best snow conditions locals have seen in a long time. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Snowflake Starts Fresh

    With nearly 300cm of snow in the alpine and a motivated management crew, Hemlock Valley Ski Resort will open on Dec. 15 under the new name of Snowflake Resort. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Going Deep at Mt Baker

    It's deep enough to be dangerous at Mt Baker. The Washington wonderland was whipped by the snow gods last weekend and as mentioned monster truck style in aprevious column the mountain may now literally swallow you whole. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • New Chairlift for Crystal Mountain

    A new Doppelmayr chairlift will soon service the North Backcountry area of Crystal Mountain. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Mt. Baker Swallowed By Snow

    With 172cm of new snow in the last four days and more than 200cm at the base of Pan Dome, Mt. Baker isn't just ready to open, it's ready to swallow you whole. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Pineapple Express Drenches Pacific Northwest

    The Pineapple express has officially visited the Pacific North West for the first time this season, with high temperatures and buckets of rain pouring across the region's favourite ski hills. Full Article

    7th November 2006

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