Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Take advantage of the closed ski area slopes to practice skinning and skiing and gain conditioning.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Meet at 12:30 PM at south end of Summit West north parking lot.  Driving directions from Seattle:  From Exit 52, turn right (south), then take the next right turn (west) into the parking lot.

We will use the vacant slopes of the Summit West ski area while the ski area is closed and the lifts are not running to practice skinning and skiing, and gain conditioning.

The location is subject to change depending on the ski area operating hours.

Skins and skis or splitboard required.  No avalanche gear or training required.  If you lack avalanche training and wish to sign up but cannot do so on the website, e-mail the leader to have him sign you up.

Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins 
  • Avalanche gear (shovel, transceiver, probe pole) NOT required
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