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
Map
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Scramble Instructor Review - Snow Skills - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Scrambling Clinic
Review of scrambling snow skills, primarily intended for Seattle Scramble Instructors
Sat, Apr 6, 2019
Prerequisites
0 participants 1 leader
Registration closes Apr 4
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 (Part One of Two) - Ice Axe arrest, Glissade, Snow
Sat, Apr 6, 2019
No Prerequisites
5 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 5
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 13, 2019 - Sun, Apr 14, 2019
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
1 participant 0 instructors
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
Basic SIG SNOW Field Trip - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue,
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - Sun, Apr 21, 2019
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 18
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, Apr 27, 2019
No Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 25
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 28, 2019
No Prerequisites
0 participants 2 instructors on waitlist
Registration closes Apr 26
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, May 4, 2019 - Sun, May 5, 2019
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes May 2
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 4, 2019
No Prerequisites
27 participants 6 instructors
Registration closes May 2
Seattle Branch

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

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Basic SIG SNOW Field Trip - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue,
Sat, May 4, 2019 - Sun, May 5, 2019
No Prerequisites
1 participant 1 instructor
Registration closes May 2
Seattle Branch

Snow Skills - Snoqualmie Summit West

Scrambling Field trip: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course
This is the Snow Field Trip Associated with Compressed Alpine Scramble Course
Sat, May 11, 2019
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes May 9
Foothills 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 25, 2020
No Prerequisites
50 participants 14 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
Sun, Apr 26, 2020
No Prerequisites
50 participants 14 instructors
Registration closed Mar 19
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
Tue, May 5, 2020
No Prerequisites
50 participants 14 instructors
Registration closes May 3
Seattle Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

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