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A ski resort with terrain for all levels and closeby lodging, lots of apres ski activities and a good ski school make for great vacations on snow.

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Planning a ski trip? Browse our collection of skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews for ski resorts to see which mountains claimed the top spot in each category. reviews rank ski areas on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how your favorite ski area stacks up among the top rated in terms of skiing and après.

Washington Ski Resorts FAQ

Ski areas in Washington take advantage of the abundance of snowfall provided in the Cascade Range, making it a favorite for skiing and snowboarding in the Pacific Northwest.

The Summit at Snoqualmie, which is actually comprised of four separate ski areas (Alpental, Summit West, Summit Central and Summit East) is only 52 miles east of the city of Seattle and offer diverse skiing and riding options. Crystal Mountain, located only 76 miles from the Emerald City, is Washington’s largest ski resort with 2,600 acres of skiable terrain. Mt. Baker Ski Area, located in the northern part of the state, holds the world record for largest snowfall in one season (1,140” in 1998-99) and the highest average annual snowfall of any resort in the world at 641”. Stevens Pass is also one of the premier resorts in the Cascade Range, offering a wide variety of steeps, cliffs and chutes that benefit from the Cascade snow.

Click on any resort below to receive ski and snow reports for Washington resorts, or click on the other tabs for information regarding Washington resort stats, chairlift information, user reviews and more. 

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