Time to fine tune and wax those boards, as many Washington ski areas are opening this weekend. Summit West at Snoqualmie will open tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a base depth...

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Time to fine tune and wax those boards, as many Washington ski areas are opening this weekend.


Summit West at Snoqualmie will open tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a base depth of 22 inches. Surface conditions were packed powder and corduroy from the recent storm.


Early-season lift ticket prices are $32 plus tax for adults, and $24 plus tax for youth.


Alpental, Summit East and Summit Central are waiting for more snow before opening up.


Stevens Pass Ski Area will begin operating on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Stevens has snow depths of 35-43 inches, and will operate the Hogsback, Skyline, Brooks, Tye Mill and Daisy chairlifts.


Early-season lift ticket prices are $35 plus tax for adults, and $22 plus tax for youth.


Crystal Mountain Resort received quite a bit of new snow in recent days, and will open tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The Crystal snow depth is 26-50 inches, and will operate the Discovery, Chinook Express, Forest Queen, Rainier Express and Green Valley chairlifts.


Adult lift tickets at Crystal will be offered at a reduced price of $40 tomorrow. Prices are subject to change as more terrain opens.


White Pass is planning to open Sunday from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. as long as conditions hold up. They have a snow depth of 26-43 inches.


Mount Baker is open daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a snow depth of 60-74 inches. 49 Degrees North will be open Fridays to Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and has a snow depth of 20-36 inches. Mount Spokane is open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a snow depth of 18-40 inches.


Ski Bluewood and Mission Ridge and waiting for more snow before opening.


Mark Yuasa: 206-464-8780 or myuasa@seattletimes.com