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Best Ski Resorts near Seattle: Snowboarding and Skiing in the Seattle WA area, by size

Best Skiing and Snowboarding near Seattle WA
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The best ski resorts near Seattle - residents in this Northwest area can enjoy snowboarding and skiing near Seattle, within driving distance to the big ski mountains in the Cascade Range. Huge mountains in the neighboring states are also drivable from Seattle.

The following list is a ranking of ski resorts near Seattle WA, by mountain size. Accurately compare the best ski areas and snowboarding mountains - how big is Crystal Mountain, what is the size of Stevens Pass and Mission Ridge, etc.

Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia

Whistler size based on overall vertical drop is 5678 ft

5234 ft

over 8000 acres

Timberline Ski Resort, Mt. Hood, Oregon

Timberline size based on overall vertical drop is 3690 ft

3690 ft

1000-1500 acres

Red Mountain Ski Resort, British Columbia

Red Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2833 ft

2833 ft

1500-2000 acres

Mount Hood Meadows, Oregon

Mount Hood Meadows size based on overall vertical drop is 4207 ft

2822 ft

2000-2500 acres

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Sun Peaks size based on overall vertical drop is 2682 ft

2682 ft

3000-3500 acres

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort, Oregon

Mount Bachelor size based on overall vertical drop is 3373 ft

2645 ft

3500-4000 acres

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Washington

Crystal Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 3104 ft

2571 ft

2500-3000 acres

Silver Star Ski Resort, British Columbia

Silver Star size based on overall vertical drop is 2422 ft

2422 ft

2500-3000 acres

Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Schweitzer size based on overall vertical drop is 2400 ft

2395 ft

2500-3000 acres

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Big White size based on overall vertical drop is 2603 ft

2283 ft

2500-3000 acres

Summit at Snoqualmie / Alpental Ski Resort, Washington

Summit at Snoqualmie size based on overall vertical drop is 2785 ft

2275 ft

1500-2000 acres

Mission Ridge Ski & Snowboard Resort, Washington

Mission Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 2190 ft

2190 ft

1000-1500 acres

Silver Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Silver Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2390 ft

2160 ft

1500-2000 acres

49 Degrees North Ski Resort, Washington

49 Degrees North size based on overall vertical drop is 1895 ft

1875 ft

1000-1500 acres

Apex Mountain Resort, British Columbia

Apex size based on overall vertical drop is 1854 ft

1854 ft

750-1000 acres

Stevens Pass Ski Resort, Washington

Stevens Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1859 ft

1806 ft

1000-1500 acres

Cypress Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Cypress size based on overall vertical drop is 1655 ft

1655 ft

500-750 acres

Mount Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park, Washington

Mount Spokane size based on overall vertical drop is 2014 ft

1565 ft

750-1000 acres

Mt. Washington Alpine Resort, British Columbia

Mt. Washington size based on overall vertical drop is 1582 ft

1540 ft

1000-1500 acres

Willamette Pass Ski Resort, Oregon

Willamette Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1541 ft

1525 ft

500-750 acres

White Pass Ski Resort, Washington

White Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1494 ft

1494 ft

250-500 acres

Mount Baker Ski Area, Washington

Mount Baker size based on overall vertical drop is 1464 ft

1464 ft

750-1000 acres

Mount Hood Skibowl, Oregon

Mount Hood Skibowl size based on overall vertical drop is 1425 ft

1381 ft

500-750 acres

Harper Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Harper size based on overall vertical drop is 1300 ft

1300 ft

100-250 acres

Mt. Baldy Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Baldy size based on overall vertical drop is 1290 ft

1290 ft

500-750 acres

Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington

Loup Loup size based on overall vertical drop is 1205 ft

1205 ft

250-500 acres

Grouse Mountain Ski Area, British Columbia

Grouse Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1152 ft

1152 ft

100-250 acres

Bluewood Ski Area, Washington

Bluewood size based on overall vertical drop is 1126 ft

1126 ft

250-500 acres

Hemlock Valley Ski Resort, British Columbia

Hemlock Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 1108 ft

1108 ft

250-500 acres

Manning Park Ski Resort, British Columbia

Manning Park size based on overall vertical drop is 1411 ft

1080 ft

250-500 acres

Lookout Pass Ski Area, Idaho

Lookout Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 1030 ft

1030 ft

500-750 acres

Mt. Seymour Ski Area, British Columbia

Mt. Seymour size based on overall vertical drop is 1052 ft

945 ft

100-250 acres

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, Mt. Hood, Oregon

Cooper Spur size based on overall vertical drop is 315 ft

315 ft

less than 100 acres

Summit Ski Area , Mt. Hood, Oregon

Summit Ski Area size based on overall vertical drop is 300 ft

300 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Skiing Near Seattle

Seattle residents are lucky to have access to a lot of great ski areas, including some of the biggest on the continent. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Spotlight Photos:
49 Degrees North in Washington

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Spotlight Photos:
Loup Loup Ski Bowl in Washington

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Mt. Hood Skibowl in Oregon

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