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Washington

Washington State provides visitors with a stunning combination of Pacific vistas and tall mountains where you can get some of the best skiing and snowboarding experiences in the country.

What Makes Washington Unique

As one of the premier skiing states in America, there are plenty of great resorts. Crystal Mountain, Mount Baker, Steven’s Pass, Snoqualmie, the Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Bluewood, and White Pass are Washington’s selection of ski resorts.

Major Ski Resorts

The Summit at Snoqualmie offers excellent convenience with its location close to Seattle. This high-quality ski resort is only an hour down the road, making it a great place to go for a day trip. The mountainside is covered with famous steeps that provide challenges to talented skiers and snowboarders. Crystal Mountain is a ski resort that gives you a great deal of variety in the kinds of slopes. The ski area is about 2,600 acres and whether you are a beginner or an experienced downhill or cross-country skier, you will find something to enjoy. The past decade has seen over thirty million dollars invested in making it n a bigger and better ski resort, and it has all of the latest equipment. Mt. Baker has the distinction of being the northernmost ski lodge in the state, and it takes advantage of its location to give you the best back-country skiing experience. If you are into cross-country skiing you should definitely head to Mt. Baker and experience the awesome snowfall of an average of almost 650 inches each year. There are more options in Washington and with it's proximity to Vancouver, B.C., there are more than a few things to discover.

Vacation Coupons

Browse the site and check out the region's list of things to do. You won't have to look long to find discounts and deals on lift tickets, lodging, ski equipment rentals, restaurants, and more because we've got it all.

Featured Blog Posts

Tips for Buying Kids Cross-Country Skis on a Budget

Do you need to ensure you get the best cross-country skis for your kids for the least amount of money? When it comes to buying cross-country skis for kids, there are several things to take into consideration. Mainly, children have quickly-growing feet. Most likely, if you buy too far in advance of the ski trip, […]

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Big Mountain vs. Small Mountain Resort Lodging

Going skiing and snowboarding is an activity loved by many, both locals and travelers alike. And everyone seems to have preferences with how they like to do things; which resorts to ski at, where to stay, where to eat, and how to travel. Of course, there isn’t a right or wrong way to do it. […]

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Freeskiing vs. Freestyle Skiing – Choose Your Thrills

Soon, snow showers will fall and lifts will open, leaving us to dust off our skis and hit the slopes. For those looking for a new challenge this year, freeskiing just might be the right choice. Combining the acrobatic tricks of freestyle with the big mountain terrain of normal ski resorts, freeskiing provides a challenge […]

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3 Tips That’ll Save Your Family Ski Trip

Many skiers moving through transitions in phases of life experience an inevitable dilemma; family ski vacation – to bring the kids skiing or to leave them at home and shred the slopes child-free? Skiers who grew up learning how to carve the mountain understand the value of learning at a young age, but these long-time […]

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Here Are The Best Season Pass Deals for 2017-2018

If you’re even an occasional skier or snowboarder, you really should consider investing in a season pass. Though they may seem pricey at first, season passes are one of the best ways to save money on winter sports. Mountains and resorts have banded together to offer huge discounts on lift tickets if you’re willing to […]

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Three Top Ski Boots to Try This Season

When you really get into skiing, improve your skill, and start to hit the slopes more often, you need to take a look at your equipment. When you first start out, all you care about is staying up and getting down the slope without any incidents, but as you get better you want better equipment, […]

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The Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing

If you’ve never been cross-country skiing, you should try it. It certainly doesn’t have the thrill factor that comes with downhill skiing, but there are several other aspects that set it apart from any other sport. It’s a great hobby and there are a few things that you might enjoy about cross-country skiing. No lines, no […]

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Plan Your Ski Day in 4 Steps

As the snow piles up in the mountains like a favorite puffy jacket, or chenille blanket (depending on your description of a ‘perfect Sunday’), we all need to start making plans. Sometimes those plans are to rack up as many days on your local hill as possible, dreaming big in triple digits. Sometimes the plan is […]

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How To Save Money on Ski and Snowboard Rentals

You’ve impatiently waited for winter to start. Your ambition is to spend as many weekends on the slopes as possible this season. What you don’t have is your own gear. For anyone who has just moved to a mountainous area, or decided to take up winter sports, the prospect of investing in a full setup […]

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How to Improve Your Snowboarding Technique

So you’ve learned the basic snowboarding skills, enough so that you blend in with the other knuckle draggers on the hill. Don’t stop there. Snowboarding coaches often say that when your riding technique plateaus you should stick with a plan that will help you push yourself further. So instead of settling, use these tips and you’ll […]

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