Powder turns at Summit at Snoqualmie.Photograph by Seebeck. 

Ski season is here, and the Northwest has never had so many ways to score a full winter of snow sports with a single purchase. We look at the potential of local season passes—and which bonus vacations each offers.

In This Feature:

The Indy Pass Is Basically a Skier’s Smorgasbord

A new budget ski pass helps support smaller, independent resorts like White Pass near Yakima and Mission Ridge in Wenatchee.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

The Ikon Pass Goes Big at Crystal Mountain

The biggest ski resort in Washington state has raised their prices and started charging for parking. But can they live up to the extra expense?

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Stevens Pass Ski Area Undergoes Epic Change This Year

The ski mountain within easy driving distance of Seattle offered its Epic Passes at a tempting discount this year.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Summit at Snoqualmie Is Seattle's Closest Ski Spot

Seattle’s hometown hill packs plenty of room for skiers and snowboarders into an easy drive from the city.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Seattle-Area Ski and Snowboard Shops

Where to buy and rent skis, snowboards, boots, and other snow gear.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

A New Book Goes Deep on Ski Bums

Seattle writer Heather Hansman set out to chronicle the unique milieu of American skiers and snowboarders

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams