Sunday, March 3, 2024
Two-thirds of spaces will remain free for early arrivers on weekends. Cars with four or more occupants can also park free.
There was “no ETA” for the highway to open around Stevens Pass. Meanwhile, snow was falling in Darrington, too.
With only inches of snow, resorts across Western Washington delayed opening. Now, the slopes have several feet.
The ski area was a flurry of activity this week, as staff made sure a new lift and app were running smoothly.
Resort originally planned to open Dec. 1. But staff are hopeful this week’s snow will allow guests to hit the slopes soon.
Powder hounds took the day off, or called in “sick” with ski fever, to hit the slopes at the resort Friday.
Ellen Galbraith will start the job in June, with help from the ski area’s interim manager Tom Fortune.
Interview: After a rough season start, Tom Fortune wants to make the rest of the winter worthwhile for skiers.
The ski resort’s new manager says he’s working to address frustrations about lines and closures.
The state Department of Transportation doesn’t expect U.S. 2 at Stevens Pass to open before Tuesday. Snow slides have created piles up… Continue reading
Skiers, snowboarders and employees blame owner Vail Resorts for a “dysfunctional” season. Management cites industry-wide issues.
Her body was found along a remote stretch of U.S. 2, east of Stevens Pass. Her car was found near Snohomish.
The woman was found dead alongside U.S. 2 on Sept. 7. The case is being investigated as a homicide.
Our reporter hit the slopes to find out how the resort’s virus precautions work in practice.
Pass holders opened the season on Friday. The general public is welcome on Tuesday — reservations only.
But despite capacity restrictions, the resort expects most skiers and boarders will get a lift ticket.
The ski resort will require reservations, face coverings and physical distancing on the mountain.
The resort has been closed since March, when it shut down ski slopes over COVID-19 concerns.
The 1910 avalanche remains the deadliest in U.S. history.
Subfreezing temperatures will continue Monday and Tuesday, and more snow might be on the way.