Calling all skiers and snowboarders! Here are four different resorts to check out for this winter season. There is info about day pass prices, hours, and how they are making it safe to go. Check it out and have an epic season!
Stevens Pass: Opening day for Stevens Pass was on December 4th and they opened the whole front side of the mountain. They are open everyday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and are located in the Cascadia Range of Washington on Highway 2. As of now, 2020/2021-day use lift tickets will not be available for purchase until December 8th. For safety, face coverings are required, and customers will have to make a reservation for the day they want to go, and only related parties will ride the chairlift together.
Crystal Mountain Resort: Located southeast of Seattle, Crystal Mountain is in the Cascade Range of Washington. Their hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and on the weekends from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Lift tickets are around $54 for the day but the price can fluctuate depending on the time of the year and the day of the week. For COVID-19 safety precautions, its required to plan & book ahead, for there will be limited capacity, face coverings are mandatory, six-foot-rule etiquette and contactless payments (no cash).
Mount Baker Ski Area: In northwest Washington at the end of State Route 542, find Mount Baker Ski Area. They are open every day of the week from 9:00am to 3:30pm. A typical day pass will cost anywhere from $40-$70 depending on the time of year and the day of the week. To ensure safety, face coverings must be worn, maintain social distancing, avoid group congregation and sanitize & wash hands regularly.
The Summit at Snoqualmie: You can find Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90 in the Cascade Range. Their typical hours for the whole week are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Their lift tickets can cost up to $99 but can be a lot of less depending on the day and time of year. To ensure safety, face coverings are required, stay 6 feet apart (roughly ski/board length), remain with your group you came with during your time there, sanitize hands often and reserve your days online before.