Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Elevation

  • 6550ft
    Summit
  • 2050ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4500ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 8
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    60%

  • Advanced Runs

    20%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    45

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Night Skiing

    90 ac

  • MI Night Skiing

    1.9 mi

  • Longest Run

    2.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1402 ac

  • Snow Making

    30 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    0.2 mi

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Overview

White Pass Ski Area offers a vertical rise of over 2,000 feet and 1,400 accessible acres with terrain from beginner to advanced for skiers and riders. Besides the main runs, there is also a Nordic area as well as terrain parks for the freestylers.

Where Is White Pass Ski Resort Located?

Located 50 miles west of Yakima and 110 miles east of Tacoma, Washington, White Pass Ski Area is just 12 miles southeast of Mt. Rainer National Park in the Washington Cascades. You can fly into either Yakima or Tacoma, and then drive to the park.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/14/201904/28/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    148
  • Projected Days Open
    144
  • Years Open
    68
  • Average Snowfall
    400"

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Terrain

White Pass Ski Area offers 2,000 feet of vertical and 1,402 skiable acres. With a top elevation of 6,500 feet and a base elevation of 4,500 feet, there is on average 350 inches of annual snowfall, bolstered by snowmaking at the base area at Far East and Poma Face. All ski areas are serviced by six chairlifts, including two high-speed quads.

Night skiing is available on a limited basis, including on Saturdays and holidays. The two terrain parks (Progression Park or Rib Eye Park) offers slopestyle, jams and more for freestylers. There are also 11 miles of cross-country skiing at the Nordic Center.

While you can stay at the White Pass Village Inn, you can also save money by staying at Lot C in an RV. While there are no hookups in the lot, it’s completely free to stay there. You can also find lodging right on the mountain by looking up cabins on Airbnb and VRBO. There’s plenty to do on the mountain, including dining, drinking, shopping and more.

Take a twilight snowshoe tour, which happens on Saturdays typically in January and February during the season. If the moonlight is bright enough, you don’t need to bring a headlamp. Reserve your spot ahead of time to ensure that there is space for you.

Breakfast Places

  • Try the Mimosa Hour at Groomed Grounds. Or, make it more traditional with coffee, tea and a breakfast snack. 48935 US Hwy 12, Naches, WA 98937

Our Favorite Lunch Spots

  • For a quick lunch bite, The Bistro offers a variety of soup, salad and sandwiches. 48935 US Hwy 12, Naches, WA 98937

Dinner

  • The ski resort doesn’t stay open late so you might prefer to head to Puyallup for dinner, where you have many options, including the Black Angus Steakhouse. 203 35th Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98374

Apres/Nightlife

  • If you want an early drink (this places closes around 6:00 pm most days) Sitzmark Pub features locally crafted beer and wine. 48935 US Hwy 12, Naches, WA 98937

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Contact Info

  • White Pass

    P.O. Box 3030

    98937 White Pass

    Washington

    United States


    Phone: (509) 672-3101

    qna@skiwhitepass.com

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation