Record visits and a Top 10 ranking prime the pump, and you can get there by car, plane or train.
From narrow chutes to wide-open bowls, from low-angle glades to cliff-top drops, these should be on every shredder’s list.
Dress for the temperatures in fall and winter and you can enjoy bicycle-friendly roads that often remain dry in the arid landscape.
Olympic National Park’s coastal wilderness is even wilder when the crowds thin after September. Just wait for a good weather window.
Until they’re snowed in or the highway closes, now is your chance to hike some of the most beautiful trails in Washington.
Crowds dwindle, permit competition eases, and if the upper mountain freezes climbing gets much easier.
Known for big powder, no crowds and cool water park, Idaho’s Silver Mountain has new Seattle owner VIEW
Seattle-area businessman Tryg Fortun bought Silver Mountain Resort last fall for $5 million.