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Snoqualmie Ski Resort Guide

Snoqualmie, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Highest Lift1,650m
Resort Height920m
 Nearest AirportsSeattle Tacoma and Vancouver International
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Alpental, Summit West, Summit Central and Summit East are neighbours under joint management. Together they constitute the world's largest night skiing area. Based in the area where Washington State's first rope tow was established in 1937 and conveniently located less than an hour's drive from Seattle.


The American ski resort of Snoqualmie is at an altitude of 920m.

Snoqualmie has direct access to 65 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts.


Snoqualmie offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Snoqualmie?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Snoqualmie.

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Ski Area Stats

Snoqualmie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Snoqualmie Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,650m
Lowest Piste920m
Resort Altitude (Snoqualmie)920m
Max Vertical730m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Snoqualmie
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Snoqualmie Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Snoqualmie is 2km long and the most difficult run is the 'Upper International'.


Superpipe added in the 2002/3 season

Location and Map

Where is Snoqualmie?

This ski resort is in King, Washington, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Snoqualmie is Seattle Tacoma, 44 minutes drive away.

Vancouver International airport is also within three hours drive.

Seattle Tacoma is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 29 ski lifts are able to uplift 31,040 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Snoqualmie open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Snoqualmie, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Snoqualmie Tourist Office for the latest.

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