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Mt. Baker Ski Area Washington

Submitted By: Mapper on 30 Oct 2007

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 48.863874
Longitude: -121.677443

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56 miles east of Bellingham on State Hwy 542 - take exit 255 from I-5

Driving Time
Bellingham: 1 hour & 15 min.
Seattle: 2 hours & 30 min.
Abbotsford: 1 hour & 10 min.
Vancouver, B.C.: 2 hours

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Mt. Baker needs approx. 28 - 40 inches of snow to open, depending on the type of snow and base and the forecast. The average opening day at Mt. Baker is mid-to-late November, but opening day can come earlier, or later, than that date depending on conditions. Check http://www.mtbaker.us for details.

Winter season: Mid-November to last Sunday in April
Hours of operation: Daily, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Average annual snowfall: 647 inches - the highest average annual snowfall of any ski area in North America (as printed in Powder Magazine)
Elevation: Lowest base elevation: 4,300 feet

Highest top elevation: 5,050 feet
Longest vertical drop: 1,500 feet

Lifts: Quad chairlifts: 4
Double chairlifts: 2
Surface tows: 2

Trails: 38 marked trails
Terrain parks Mt. Baker features one terrain park and two halfpipes, one manmade and one natural.

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Activities: Backcountry Skiing
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