Slip Slide Away

10 Ways to Ride the Snow without Skis

Sledding, fat biking, and more ways to enjoy the snow, no skis required.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Rami Niemi

Let It Snow

The Seattle Met Guide to Skiing and Winter Fun

Winter isn’t a season in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a way of life.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Shade Index

An Inch-By-Inch Guide to Snow in Seattle

Your rain shell won’t save you now.

12/18/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Editor's Note

Seattle’s Sense of Snow

The city’s reaction to snowfall is comical, until it isn’t.

12/18/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 14–16

A Cannes winner, free opera tours, and a rhythmic Tchaikovsky spin.

12/13/2018 By Gwen Hughes

Explainer

How Seattle Grapples with Snow

Our climate may not be prone to blizzards, but mere inches of the white stuff can paralyze Seattle. Here’s what the city does to keep up.

11/20/2018 By Jaime Archer

White Out

So You Want to Snowshoe

But you'd rather follow an expert. Take a winter walk with 12 ranger- and guide-led snowshoe trips.

01/05/2018 By Manola Secaira

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

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

Five Ways

If It's Raining Here, It's Snowing in the Mountains

Five ways to travel now that there's snow to be found.

12/08/2015 By Allison Williams

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

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Finding Public Spaces in the Snow

New Yorkers and Pennsylvanians are putting the polar vortex to green use.

02/24/2014 By Genie Leslie

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

Snowboard and Skiing Must-Haves

Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets.

01/23/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Guinness World Record

Seattle Had the World's Biggest Snowball Fight This Weekend

But we had to truck in the snow.

01/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

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

News

Snowballs and Pitbulls

Snowball and pitbull attack in Interbay; Seward Park robbery

01/25/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

City Hall

How This Year's Snow Expenditures Stack Up

How this year's $1.2 million snow response stacks up compared to previous years'.

01/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Snowstorm Consumed More than Half of City's 2012 Snow Budget

The cost of last week's snow response? $1.2 million.

01/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Art Thiel: Here's Why Seattleites Can't Drive in the Snow

Art Thiel: There's a reason Seattleites have trouble driving in snow, and it isn't because we're "wimps." Image via Seattle.gov.

01/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett