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With dry conditions, the lifts were crowded at Summit West at Snoqualmie on Saturday. No ski lift is needed as Will Corall gives his fiancee Kiana Takaki a boost up the bunny slope, as well as a lesson in snowboarding, at Summit West at Snoqualmie. It’s Takaki’s first day on a snowboard.

Marin Winder, 5, followed by her sister Cedar, 3; mom Melissa (Erkel); and dad Sean (Winder), ride the “magic carpet” designed for novice skiers taking them up a gentle slope at Summit West at Snoqualmie.