Hurricane Ridge Washington
Mapper on 30 Oct 2007
From Seattle, follow Highway 101 into Port Angeles, turning south onto Race Street, watch for the sign, and make a slight right onto the Hurricane Ridge Parkway. The National Park charges an entrance fee, $15 per car, or purchase a yearly pass for $30. The road generally opens to uphill traffic at 9am and closes to uphill traffic at 4pm.
Alpine Resort Skiing
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Hurricane Ridge is one of only two remaining lift operations in the National Parks. Rising a mile high, Hurricane Ridge offers winter recreation and activities and features winter vistas unmatched anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. It is a small, family oriented ski area, offering to residents and visitors alike a quality winter sports experience, without the high cost and congestion of most ski areas. The Ridge boasts some groomed areas, but for the accomplished skier or snowboarder the steeps, bowls and glades are well worth the effort it takes to get there. With a summit elevation of 5,240 feet, the average annual snowfall is 400-plus inches.
Winter season: Mid-December through March
Hours of operation: Daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Average annual snowfall: 400 inches
Elevation: Lowest base elevation: 4,800 feet
Highest top elevation: 5,500 feet
Longest vertical drop: 800 feet
Lifts: Rope tows: 2
Average annual visits: 5,000
Terrain parks Natural hits only
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