The 2013-2014 winter season is on in Washington with many resorts having begun operation prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday. With the recent snow storms to pass through the region and ensuing cold weather more resorts have announced opening day and those already operating are offering more terrain. Here is a rundown of what’s happening in Washington:
Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, Washington. Leavenworth Ski Hill will open the Tubing Park this weekend, Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 from 9:30AM-6:00PM. The Leavenworth Ski Hill Lodge will be open during the Tubing Park operations. For more information go to the website http://www.skileavenworth.com/conditions or contact Corey McKenna, Events & Marketing, 509-548-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
White Pass Ski Area, Washington. Opening Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, 8:45 am – 4 pm with Great White, Chair 4, Basin Quad lifts. Services available are: Day Lodge & High Camp food & beverage, rental and retail. The resort will close Monday – Wednesday to continue snow-making and grooming efforts. Reopening is planned for Thursday, December 12th for daily operation (conditions permitting). For more information and conditions updates check their website http://skiwhitepass.com/the-mountain/snow-report.aspx or contact Kathleen Goyette, Marketing/PR Director, 509-945-3189 or email@example.com.
Pacific Northwest resorts that have already begun operations include:
49˚ North Mountain Resort, Washington. For further information check their website http://www.ski49n.com//snow_report.php or contact Sherry Brewer, Marketing Director, 509-935-6649 x607, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crystal Mountain, Washington. For the latest information and updates on lifts operating and conditions visit http://crystalmountainresort.com/ or contact Tiana Enger, email@example.com or 369-663-3010.
Mission Ridge, Washington. For more details on the operations and current conditions. please visit http://www.missionridge.com/ or contact Jordan Lindstrom, Marketing Director, 509-679-6202, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mt. Baker Ski Area – Washington. Check the snow report at http://winter.mtbaker.us/snow-report/ for operations details or contact Gwyn Howat, Operations Manager or Amy Trowbridge, Marketing Director at 360-734-6771.
Mt Spokane, Washington. For the latest information visit the website at http://www.mtspokane.com/snowreport or contact Kristin Whitaker, Marketing Manager, 509.951.7192, email@example.com or Brad McQuarrie, General Manager, 509.951.4877, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stevens Pass, Washington. In addition to the alpine area, the Nordic Center will be open this Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th from 9am-4pm, conditions permitting with 16 kilometers of groomed runs for classic and skate skiing spread across nine trails. There will also be snowshoe trails open. For more information on the alpine and nordic operations and conditions updates visit http://www.stevenspass.com/site or contact Chris Danforth, VP Marketing & Sales, 206-812-7856, email@example.com.
Other Washington resorts are evaluating their current snow depths and watching the weather forecasts to determine when they will be opening. For the most up-to-date information on your favorite resort, please visit their website.