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Great for Advanced Skiers/Boarders

I came here for a half day this past weekend and had a great time on the slopes. Hardly any lines... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Challenging skiing close to the city

Alpental Ski area is the most challenging skiing & riding that you will find at the Summit. It's... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
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Jan 30, 2018
“Great for Advanced Skiers/Boarders”
Jan 7, 2018
“Challenging skiing close to the city”
A ski resort area located in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest offering both day and nighttime skiing.
Seattle, WA
+1 425-434-7669
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

I came here for a half day this past weekend and had a great time on the slopes. Hardly any lines on a Sunday and only an hour drive from Seattle. Plus lift tickets are quite inexpensive in comparison to the other surrounding mountains. If...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank witmer33
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Alpental Ski area is the most challenging skiing & riding that you will find at the Summit. It's also very close to Seattle. So if you want to ski/ride with less driving then this would be an excellent option.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alec D
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I spent 3 days at Alpental and the grooming was terrible. The terrain at Alpental is actually really good. Several steep and long run, unusual for this area. And when there is good snow, leaving it ungroomed makes for fun expert terrain... but. The three...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sea_Man_6
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We packed our backpacks with an inflatable kayak & paddle, wetsuit, fins, mask, water, lunch, and a steri-pen. The hike with all this gear was quite difficult in the heat. I was fairly prepared with fairly good fitness and strength but i was definitely sore....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank michael c
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Alpental is by far the best choice among the Snoqualmie Pass ski areas for experienced skiers. The bottom half of the mountain has some good intermediate terrain, but the top half has challenging expert terrain as well as some fine back country. When the snow...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank ALFriedman
Reviewed January 24, 2016

We've been bringing our kids up here to ski for years. On the days we didn't ski or snowshoe, we would hang out in the lodge on the first level. Was told this week that there is a "new policy" that they won't allow parents...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank Dough_47N
Reviewed November 28, 2015

Alpental is a very nice ski area that's within easy reach from Seattle. It's also great for hiking in the summer. The area has many trails around the summit. Hiking late into the fall is an option most years.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Alec D
Reviewed August 27, 2015

i have skied all over the west and canada. on a good day i would ski here just as happily as if i were in whistler, alta or jackson. No it is nowhere near the size of any of those but has much of the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Soggyinsnoqualmie
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

This trail is magnificent if you are into hiking. I am a novice hiker and not in the best athletic shape, and I found this hike moderately difficult. I recommend purchasing a back pack style water dispenser for your comfort and hydration needs. During some...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 667meghanb
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Great place when the weather is on. It may be part of Summit, but it has a feel of it's own. Great for getting some turns in at night, while taking advantage of little crowds. Weekends can be busy with ski schools, but they tend...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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