Alpental Ski Area


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Alpental Backcountry

Friday ski at Snoqualmie Pass to Snow Lake Divide

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  • M1 Mountain 1 Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,200 ft

Safeway North Bend Exit 31 in area of parking lot by autoparts store at 8AM

From upper Alpental parking lot follow winter trail (South of South Fork of Snoqualmie River) to Source Lake. Go North ascending Snow Lake Divide and descend to basin East of Snow Lake. Return via approach route.  

Participants should have solid intermediate skiing ability.


Alpental Ski Area

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins 
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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