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Mountain Info FAQ

GENERAL OPERATIONS INFO

Hours of operation: 9:00am – 3:30pm.*

Check SNOW REPORT for current days’ operation information.

Open daily from Opening Day through April 10, 2022.
Open Fridays-Sundays April 11-24, 2022.
Scheduled closing day April 24, 2022.

*Operating hours and days wholly depend on weather and conditions. Check snow report for daily operation information

HEATHER MEADOWS LESSON DESK
Located next to the Heather Meadows Day Lodge in the Mountain Shop building.

Questions? Contact Mt Baker Lesson Desk
[email protected]

Check Daily Lesson Page For Daily Operations Info

WHITE SALMON RENTAL SHOP
Located inside the main doors of the White Salmon Day Lodge.

HEATHER MEADOWS RENTAL SHOP
Located next to the Heather Meadows Day Lodge in the Mountain Shop building.

All rentals must be returned by 3:30PM

Check Daily Rentals Page For Daily Operations Info

WHITE SALMON MOUNTAIN SHOP
Located inside the main doors of the White Salmon Day Lodge.
OPEN DAILY 8:00am – 3:30pm

HEATHER MEADOWS MOUNTAIN SHOP
Located on the first floor of the Heather Meadows Day Lodge.
8:00am – 3:30pm

Shop hours may vary depending on that day’s operations.

Can’t make it to the mountain? Select Custom Baker Items Available Online at shop.mtbaker.us

TRAVEL INFO

Mt. Baker Ski Area is located 52 miles east of Bellingham on State Highway 542. See Directions page for more info.

For direction to our Bellingham Business Office see our Contact Info page

For current highway conditions visit WSDOT website or tune into WSDOT Highway Advisory Radio at 530AM or 1610AM

WINTER DRIVING TIPS

Carry Snow Chains (and know how to use them)
Drive Slowly
Allow More Space Between Vehicles
Carry Appropriate Clothing and Supplies

More Information Available at WSDOT’s Winter Driving Tips page.

No, lodging is not available at the Ski Area. The Mt. Baker foothills offer a variety of accommodation options. Visit our Accommodations page for lodging options and info.
Self-contained RVs and campers are permitted overnight in designated areas at the Ski Area. See Overnight Parking page for more info.

Yes. Overnight parking for self-contained RVs and campers is permitted in designated areas that the Ski Area. Visit Overnight Parking page for full details.

No. The closest ATM is 30 minutes away at Graham’s Store in Glacier, on the way to Mt Baker.

We do not have any electric vehicle charging stations.

LIFT TICKETS & BENEFITS

Daily Lift Tickets are available for purchase day-of at the ski area only. Pre-purchased, digital, or multi-day lift tickets are NOT available.

Gift cards can be purchased online and redeemed at ticket window for that day’s lift ticket. Mt. Baker Gift Cards can be used in all departments on the mountain.

Yes. You can purchase Gift Cards online, at our Bellingham Business office, or at the ski area admin offices during hours of operation. Mt. Baker Gift Cards can be used in all departments on the mountain.

Yes, we offer discounts for veterans and active duty military members and their dependents with a military ID.

No, we currently do not offer group benefits.

SKI AREA STATS

The average annual snowfall at Mt. Baker Ski Area is 663″ (Based on 15 year average)

See Snowfall Statistics page for full details.

The elevation at Heather Meadows Base Area is 4,300 ft.

The elevation at White Salmon Base Area is 3,500 ft.

There are 3 lodges at Mt. Baker Ski Area.

White Salmon Day Lodge is located at mile marker 52.0 at the White Salmon Base Area.

The Raven Hut is located mid mountain at the bases of Chairs 5, 6, and 4.

Heather Meadows Day Lodge is located at mile market 55.0 at the Heather Meadows Base Area.

There are 8 quad chairs at the ski area along with 2 handle tows.

OTHER GENERAL INFO

No. Sledding is prohibited with Mt. Baker Ski Area boundaries. Outside of the ski area boundaries is Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest land. Winter snow play in the National Forest is at your own risk. Always check weather and avalanche forecasts before heading out into National Forest land.

No. There are no cross-country trails with Mt. Baker Ski Area boundaries. Outside of the ski area boundaries is Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest land. Winter snow play in the National Forest is at your own risk. Always check weather and avalanche forecasts before heading out into National Forest land.

No. Ski area hours of operation are 9:00AM – 3:30PM. Check SNOW REPORT for current days operation info.

We do not have snowshoe trails within the ski area boundaries and do not rent snowshoes. Outside of the ski area boundaries is Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest land. Winter snow play in the National Forest is at your own risk. Always check weather and avalanche forecasts before heading out into National Forest land.