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The Summit at Snoqualmie is a popular ski area located at the summit of Snoqualmie Pass, just 45 minutes east of the Seattle Metro area. From the Seattle area take I-90 eastbound to Exit 52 for Alpental and Summit West; Exit 53 for Summit Central; or, Exit 54 for Summit East, Nordic Center and Tubing Center.
The Summit at Snoqualmie. 1001 State Route 906, Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068. Phone: 425-434-7669; Snowline: 206-236-1600.
Winter at The Summit features six ski base areas and offers the most night skiing/riding acreage in the United States. Considered one of the best areas to learn how to ski or ride, the Summit has a vast variety of terrain that accommodates all abilities and disciplines. Web site offers information on season passes and includes ski conditions.
Summer at The Summit features lift access to over 35 miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, and has a growing reputation as one of the best mountain bike competition venues in Washington.
Cascade Powder Cats provides SnowCat transportation at Snoqualmie Summit for Skiers and Snowboarders for a full day of backcountry adventure near Seattle. Web site provides a summary of transportation, skiing and pass conditions.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Backcountry Skiing Snoqualmie Pass by Martin Volken. Just an hour east of Seattle, Washington, Snoqualmie Pass provides easy access to rugged glaciated mountains with deep snow and terrain for anyone with strong intermediate to expert skiing skills. Swiss mountain guide, ski mountaineer, and author Martin Volken supplies information on twenty-eight single-day and multiday excursions. Order now...
100 Classic Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes In Washington: Description of Mountaineers Books 100 Classic Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes In Washington by Rainer Burdorfer. More than 100 routes and tours for intermediate to advanced alpine and Nordic skiers and snowboarders, Burgdorfer's guide is the definitive reference for the Cascade region. Order now...
Snowshoe Routes Washington, 3rd Edition (Mountaineers Books) by Can Nelson. This guide features 100 routes categorized in nine sections, and information on camping options, parking, dog-friendly routes and avalanche risk. Color photographs and at-a-glance icons are also included. Order now...
55 Hikes Around Snoqualmie Pass: Mountains to Sound Greenway, 2nd Edition by Harvey Manning and Ira Spring. This book highlights destinations for hikers who want to enjoy and preserve this important natural area between Seattle and Ellensburg. From easy afternoon strolls to challenging trails through the Cascades, each hike is described completely. Order now...
Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region by Dan Nelson and Alan L. Bauer. The Mountaineers Books introduces its new Day Hiking guidebook series, written by Northwest residents with impressive hiking resumes. These guides provide accurate information in attractive, high-quality packaging and are infused with the environmental ethic that distinguishes The Mountaineers Books from other outdoor publishers. Order now...
to Trails Northwest Washington: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests
by Ira Spring and Washington Trails Association. Mountaineer Books. Order now...
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