A mid-sized resort with plenty of snow, activities for everyone and good family facilities, Mount Baker Ski Area is a great place to go for a skiing holiday. The ski area is situated in the heart of the Northern Cascades and you will find that the surrounding wilderness, national park and rugged mountains add up to some incredible scenery to be enjoyed along with your favorite winter sport.
Mount Baker enjoys a summit elevation of 5,050 ft and it receives approximately 645 inches of snowfall every year. Combine this with a 1,500 ft vertical drop and you’ll find that the mountain has limitless possibilities. In fact, Mt Baker features 38 different ski or snowboarding trails, a terrain park, a super pipe, a half pipe and four kilometres of cross-country trails. It also has a number of snowshoe trails for its more subdued clients. The trails cater for all skill levels and are graded 24% beginner, 45% intermediate and 31% advanced. They are easily accessed by seven different lifts and are open for skiing between November and April. Moreover, the mountain has a number of steep chutes, canyons, good tree skiing and a few natural half-pipes.
Facilities for children and families are good, with a children’s program, women’s program and childcare being available. There are also great instruction facilities and you can easily arrange private or group instruction for the duration of your holiday. You can hire all necessary ski and snowboarding equipment from Mt Baker’s rental shop. The nearby lodging will ensure that you and your family stay warm and well-cared for every evening and usually also provide great food.
When the sun gets hotter and the snow melts from the mountains, you will find that Mt Baker becomes a great place to enjoy a number of summer activities such as mountain biking, hiking, camping and picnicking. Regardless of season, Mt Baker is the perfect place to get away from it all. Book your season pass for Mt Baker Ski Area today and enjoy this stunning ski area this winter!