North Cascades Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
North Cascades National Park is home to many beautiful sights including rugged mountains, plunging waterfalls and interesting wildlife such as wolves, grizzly bears and moose. There are 318 glaciers including Boston Glacier, the largest in the park with an area of 7 square kilometers. Summer activities include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and fishing, while winter activities involve alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and tubing. After visiting this area once, you will want to return again and again the scenery is that spectacular. In less than an hour from Seattle you can be skiing or boarding in the Cascades as it's only a 54min drive to Snoqualmie Pass. Consider renting your own vacation rental condo, cottage rental or for larger groups your own vacation rental home for the ultimate in comfort and convenience during your ski and snowboard holiday.
Two of the closest resorts to Seattle are Alpental and the Summit at Snoqualmie. Both resorts offer diverse terrain, freestyle parks as well as tubing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Less than 80 miles from Seattle in the Skykomish Valley is Stevens Pass. This mountain receives an amazing 450 inches of annual snow over 1,125 skiable acres. Plenty of opportunities for adventure and fun for the entire family. South in Mt. Rainer National Park, 90 minutes from Tacoma is Crystal Mountain. This is the home to the largest ski are in Washington with over 2,600 skiable acres and 360 inches of annual snowfall. White Pass Mountain also offers similar conditions with 60% of trails and terrain geared towards intermediate skiers and boarders. Renting your own vacation rental home, chalet or condo rental is easy with Owner Direct and provides more value and amenities than staying at a hotel.