Pre-season conditions & info updates: Snow Report

  • The ski area is closed and is NOT CONTROLLED FOR AVALANCHES. AVALANCHES may occur at any time ... hazards are not marked. TREAT THIS AREA LIKE BACKCOUNTRY AT ALL TIMES.
  • Ski Area crew may be in the Base Areas, facilities and on the mountain at any time, prepping the ski area for operation. Give crew and equipment a wide berth, and respect all closures.
  • Read the full Ski Area Closed advisory HERE!

Winter Ride


Saturdays in March

The Winter Ride program has a long history at Mt. Baker, impacting countless community members, parents, and Baker staff. We are deeply committed to continuing to invite and host youth at the mountain through the Winter Ride ski, snowboard, and transportation program! Winter Ride serves youth in grades 6-12 for four weeks in March, with lessons required for all new participants.

Winter Ride Participants

Program Information

Program Dates: Winter Ride Saturdays will run for 4 weeks in March 2024 – Saturday March 2, 9, 16, and 23

Lessons: (Required for New Participants) Lessons are from 9 AM- 11 AM each Saturday of the program.

Onward Pass: (Optional) This pass allows straight-to-chairlift access to the ski area any day of operation from March 2 through the end of the 2023-24 season. If Onward Pass is not purchased, daily lift tickets or 2023-24 Mt. Baker Season Pass required to access the lifts.

Rentals: (Optional) Winter Ride equipment rentals are for all-day and include either skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots. Rentals will be valid every day of operation March 2 through end of 2023-24 for Winter Ride participants.


All participants must have either a season pass or daily lift ticket. Lift tickets and rentals are available as add-on items.


4 week Group Lesson Program - starting Saturday March 2
Saturdays 9am-11am

Lesson Type Abilities PRICE Tax Not Included

Ski/Snowboard Lessons
Required for all new participants

1 - 8 99.00

Unsure of your Ability Level? Check our Ability Guidelines to self-assess your skiing or snowboarding level.


Valid March 2- End of 2023-24 Season

Pass Type Age PRICE Tax Not Included
Onward Youth Pass 11 - 15 164.81
Onward Young Adult Pass 16 - 18 254.63

Winter Ride Equipment Rental Pricing

Valid March 2 - End of 2023-24 Season

Equipment Type Age PRICE Tax Not Included
Ski or Snowboard Rental Package
Includes Helmet
11 - 18 127.78
Winter Ride Transportation


All Winter Ride registration takes place through local area transportation coordinators. Check the contact list for local area transportation coordinators who will supply eligible participants with links for purchasing lessons, rentals and/or Onward Pass.

2023-24 Winter Ride Coordinator Information


Also accepting Burlington & Mt. Vernon Area
Coordinator: Lori Halverson
Email: [email protected]
Sign-up Meeting: TBD

Bellingham – KKSC Winter Ride

Coordinators: Summer Stoner, Dan Bailey & Mary Bailey
Info Meeting: TBD


Coordinator: Jodi Greene
Email: [email protected]
Info Meeting: December 6th


Coordinator: Mary Keigley
Email: [email protected]
Sign-up Meeting: November 13


Coordinator: Mitch Kornelis
Email: [email protected]
Info Meeting: TBD


Coordinator: Bella Foos
Email: [email protected]
Info Meeting: TBD

Mt. Baker

Coordinator: Wendy Cosgrove
Email: [email protected]
Info Meeting: January 11


Coordinator: Mason Weathers
Email: [email protected]
Info Meeting: January 9


Also accepting Burlington Area
Coordinators: Krissa Ammons & Jessica Jurado
Email: [email protected] & [email protected]
Info Meeting: November 16

Winter Ride Midweek Program

For information about our Winter Ride Midweek offerings for organizations and school groups, contact us at [email protected].