Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

In the winter there is groomed resort skiing and access to some fantastic backcountry ski routes. In late winter and early spring the slopes are perfect training grounds for practicing ice axe arrest and other snow travel techniques. Area includes Summit West, Summit Central, and Summit East.

GETTING THERE

Take I-90 to the  Snoqualmie Pass area. Summit West is located off exit 52, Summit Central is located off exit 53, and Summit East is located off exit 54.

Information for LEADERS

scheduling & permits

  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please choose an alternate title to note where you will be located within the larger ski area—Summit West, Summit Central, or Summit Eastand 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.
  • If you interested in leading a backcountry ski trip for Alpental specifically please use this Alpental listing. If you are leading a course and you see that someone has scheduled something for Alpental please touch base with them to ensure that we are minimizing our footprint by keeping in small groups in different areas.
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft
  • 3,800 ft
  • Land Manager: The Summit at Snoqualmie
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 100
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 100
Map
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Field Trip - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Avalanche Safety Field trip: Foothills NWAC Youth Avalanche Awareness
"Putting It All Together" Field trip for Foothills NWAC Youth Avalanche Awareness
Sun, Mar 7, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Mar 5
Foothills Branch

Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Trip - Snoqualmie Summit East

Youth Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club
An intro to backcountry skiing half day for MAC students who have never done any
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
Prerequisites
5 participants 1 instructor 1 chaperone
Registration closes Mar 9
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic SIG SNOW FT - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, & Roped Travel) - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic SIG SNOW Field Trip - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue,
Sat, Apr 3, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
7 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 1
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic SIG SNOW FT - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, & Roped Travel) - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Englund SIG SNOW Field Trip - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue,
Fri, Apr 9, 2021 - Sat, Apr 10, 2021
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
9 participants
Registration closes Apr 14
Seattle Branch

Basic Glacier Travel - Snow Field Trip: Ice Axe Arrest, Roped Travel, Crevasse Rescue Intro, Snow-Camping - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course
Snow Skills
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 3 instructors
Registration closes Apr 8
Seattle Branch

Field Trip - Snow 1 - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Snow travel, snow camping, and intro to crevasse rescue
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 - Sun, Apr 11, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 8
Foothills Branch

Seattle Basic SIG SNOW FT - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, & Roped Travel) - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic SIG SNOW Field Trip - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue,
Sat, Apr 17, 2021 - Sun, Apr 18, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 15
Seattle Branch

Basic Glacier Travel - Snow Field Trip: Ice Axe Arrest, Roped Travel, Crevasse Rescue Intro, Snow-Camping - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course
Snow Skills
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
No Prerequisites
2 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Apr 17
Seattle Branch

TAC MAC Snow Skills Trip - Snoqualmie Summit Central

Youth Field trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma
MAC will head to the mountains to practice snow skills
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
No Prerequisites
10 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 22
Tacoma Branch

Seattle Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel, and Crevasse Rescue - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel w/ Ice Axe and Crampons including self-arrest, and
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
No Prerequisites
7 participants 10 instructors
Registration closes Apr 22
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel, and Crevasse Rescue - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel w/ Ice Axe and Crampons including self-arrest, and
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
No Prerequisites
35 participants 11 instructors
Registration closes Apr 23
Seattle Branch

Seattle Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel, and Crevasse Rescue - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic Field Trip #4 - Snow Travel w/ Ice Axe and Crampons including self-arrest, and
Sat, May 1, 2021
No Prerequisites
43 participants 14 instructors
Registration closes Apr 29
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

This is a list of titles that represent the variations of trips you can take at this route/place. This includes side trips, extensions and peak combinations. Not seeing a title that fits your trip? Log in and send us updates, images, or resources.

  • Snoqualmie Summit West
  • Snoqualmie Summit Central
  • Snoqualmie Summit East
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