20-21 Opening Annonucement opening day announcement 2020-21
DECEMBER 11, 2021

2021-22 Opening Day Announced

PASSHOLDERS REJOICE! Get ready, the day you've been waiting for is about to arrive! The Summit at Snoqualmie will open to passholders for the 2021-22 winter season on December 14th at Summit West. This week mother nature provided heaps of snow and thanks to over a foot of fresh that fell Friday night, we now have enough to start preparing the mountain for opening. The first two days of operations will be limited, and for Summit & Ikon passholders only. Scroll down for more details about lifts and services for opening day and beyond. We're looking forward to getting everyone back on the mountain! See you soon!

Opening Day Schedule

Summit West will be open 9am-4pm

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CAUTION: Early Season Conditions Exist

Snow depth is low, so please look ahead and watch for both marked and unmarked hazards. Conditions and coverage will be best on the main runs. Ski and ride with care, it's only the first weekend and we all want to enjoy a long and fun season!


Operational Outlook

We plan to go straight into daily operations right away. Summit West will be open daily through the holidays and then switch into its normal schedule.

We are eager to open more areas, lifts and terrain as conditions allow. With more snow in the forecast for early this week and possibly more later in the week, Summit Central, Silver Fir, and Alpental might not be too far behind Summit West.

Conditions permitting, we plan to open for night skiing starting December 21.

The Tubing Park is not open yet, but we hope to make an opening announcement this week! Snow tubing tickets will go on sale when we announce an opening for the season. Tubing tickets are limited and do sell out.

Keep up those snow dances and stay tuned for more news!

Check The Hours Page Often For The Latest Schedule Updates

COVID-19 Information

When inside buildings at The Summit, face coverings are required at all times. Face coverings can only be removed if seated and actively eating/drinking. Make sure your mask covers your nose and mouth and meets CDC minimum guidelines. Face masks are not required outside, but are recommended in commonly congested areas like lift lines and plazas.

COVID-19 vaccinations are recommend for guests visiting The Summit, but are not required to ski, snowboard, or snow tube. Proof of vaccination will be required to dine inside at Summit West & Alpental (only, King County). Visit our COVID-19 page for more info.

We will be loading lifts to full capacity this season. That means we will be grouping skiers and riders together (no singles) to fill each chair and you may need to ride chairs with individuals outside of your group.

Same as last season - lift tickets will not be available for purchase at the mountain. All purchases must be made online, with the exception of dining and retail (gear and gifts). We are cashless at the mountain and accept all major forms of credit/debit cards, as well as mobile payment options at our food & bevevage locations.


Season Pass Info

Season passes have been mailing daily. However, if you haven't received your pass yet, no worries! Simply stop by the ticket window on your way to the lift and our guest service team will get you all set up.

Select Season Passes Are Still Available, Get One Now And Have More Fun For Less This Winter!

Opening FAQ's

  • Yes, Ikon Passholders can join us! No reservation required. All Ikon passholders must visit the ticket window to pick up a ticket for the day. Ikon Passes cannot be scanned at our lifts.

  • Tuesday through Thursday we plan to have Big Air BBQ open at Summit West. Then on Friday we plan to open Stan's Cafe.

    Once Stan's Cafe is open, to dine inside proof of vaccination will be required. However, you can purchase food and dine outside without proof of vaccination. Per King County COVID-19 regulations, patrons must show proof of vaccination to dine inside at Summit West and Alpental this winter. Proof of vaccination is not required at Summit Central, Silver Fir, or Summit East.

  • Ski & Snowboard lessons will not be available Tuesday, however, lessons will be available Wednesday and beyond. If you would like to take a lesson on Wednesday, please visit Summit West rentals to book your lesson.

    Beginner lessons, kids lessons, and adult lessons will be available to book online soon.

  • Equipment rentals will not be available for purchase online for the first two days of the season. However, if you need rental equipment you can purchase at the mountain in the Summit West rental shop.

    We plan to release online reservations for rentals later this week.

  • Yes, Ikon Passholders as well as Unlimited Black & Unlimited Passholders may redeem buddy ticket discounts this week. Stop by our ticket window to redeem, and be sure to have your season pass ready to show for verification.