Alpental Ski Area

In the winter there is groomed resort skiing and access to some fantastic backcountry ski routes in the back bowls backcountry and the upper chairs at Alpental Ski Area. In late winter and early spring the slopes are perfect training grounds for practicing ice axe arrest and other snow travel techniques.

information for LEADERS

scheduling & permits

  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please use the summary section of your activity to note where you will be located within this larger ski area, and contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to 12 people.
  • Length: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • 5,400 ft
  • Land Manager: The Summit at Snoqualmie
    Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Default Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 100
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • Red Marker
    47.445317, -121.426470
    47.4453172707 -121.426470132
  • Red Marker
    47.439015, -121.443035
    47.4390151894 -121.443035452

Upcoming Activities

Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Alpental Ski Area

Skiing/Snowboarding Trip
Evening ski in the world's #1 ski area
Wed, May 9, 2018
4 participants
Registration opens Apr 29
Foothills Branch

Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Snow & Glacier Travel Skills - Alpental Ski Area

Climbing Clinic
Snow Travel and Crevasse Rescue Practice
Sat, May 19, 2018
3 participants 2 leaders
Registration closes May 17
Seattle Branch
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