Road Trip

How to Find Peace and Quiet in a Whistler That’s Bigger Than Ever

Under new Vail Resorts ownership, North America’s biggest ski mountain isn’t getting any smaller. But it does have some pockets of serenity.

11/20/2017 By Allison Williams

Highway Help

Your Complete Guide to Highway and Pass Closures

Where to find road closure info, pass reports, and traffic cameras for winter driving.

02/09/2017 By Jack Russillo

New and Notable

Pacific Northwest Ski Report: What's New, What's Open

Check the opening status for seven resorts in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.

11/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Weekend Pass

Backcountry Skiing in the Cascades

With a La Niña year on the horizon, experts are forecasting a winter of epic snowfall. Backcountry skiing takes you to that powder—but pristine slopes come with a price.

11/21/2016 By Allison Williams

From Our Media Partner

KING 5: 188 Inches of Snow Has Fallen at Mount Baker This Season

A wet and rainy few weeks in Western Washington have translated into heavy snow in the mountains.

12/14/2015 By Elizabeth Wiley, KING 5 News

Ski Season

Will We Get Any Snow This Year?

Last season was one of the worst snow years on record. Can our state's ski hills weather the weather?

10/30/2015 By Allison Williams

Snow News

The Biggest Ski Mountain You've Never Heard Of

Does British Columbia want the Jumbo Glacier Resort, even if it's the best in the world?

10/13/2015 By Allison Williams

Road Trips

Cat Skiing the Canadian Powder Highway

Even during one of the worst snow years in recent memory, we easily found untouched powder on these British Columbia mountains.

09/26/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Sun Peaks: The Whistler Alternative

A Canadian ski legend left Whistler for this out-of-the-way mountain—for good reason.

02/03/2015 By Allison Williams

Ski Vacation

Washington Residents Get Special Deals in Whistler

Get better treatment just for being you! It's the American dream—in Canada.

10/28/2014 By Allison Williams

Snow Sports

Ski Season's Already Here

Summer is really, truly over. The ski mountains are really open.

10/07/2013 By Allison Williams

Article

Day Trips 2013: Snow Chart

Where to ski? Where to board? We're on it.

10/01/2013 Photography by Allison Williams

Day Trips

Destinations by Distance from Seattle

From 10 miles to 83 miles—pick a place by how much gas is in your tank.

10/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Advice

Where We'd Go: Last-Ditch Spring Ski Trips

Don't take our puffy coats away yet.

04/08/2013 By Allison Williams

Snow Sports

Whistler Opens Early, and Other Ski News [Updated]

Break out the long johns and fuzzy hat, it's ski time (already)!

11/14/2012 By Allison Williams

Travel Ideas

Where to Go for Spring Skiing

It’s the best part of winter, plus sun.

03/26/2012 By Allison Williams

Contest

Take a Whistler Sabbatical

What would you do with free rein at Canada’s mega mountain?

11/03/2011 By Allison Williams

Film

Ski Flick One For the Road Premieres Thursday

They’re handing out free ski lift passes instead of popcorn at this one.

10/19/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

Get Out

Skiers and Snowboarders, It’s Season Pass Time Already

Yes, it’s really time to buy. Hurry, because prices will go up.

09/12/2011 By Allison Williams