Spring conditions will dominate the hillsides as the season winds down, but some ski areas plan to stay open for a while longer to take advantage of the abudant snow.

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Spring conditions will dominate the hillsides as the season winds down, but some ski areas plan to stay open for a while longer to take advantage of the abudant snow.

Alpental at the Summit at Snoqualmie will be open Saturday and Sunday, and April 23-24. Mount Baker is open Friday to Sunday, and their final weekend of operation is April 22-24. White Pass will be open on weekends only through May 1.

Crystal Mountain Resort is open Friday through Sunday, and then reopens Memorial Day weekend (May 28-30) for sight-seeing on the Mount Rainier Gondola and skiing in Green Valley. With 522 inches of snow this season, they plan to run the Green Valley lift on weekends from May 28 into July — or as long as conditions allow.

Stevens Pass Resort is offering $15 lift tickets Friday, and will be open through Sunday. The final weekend of operation is April 23-24. Mission Ridge is open Friday through Sunday, and April 23-24.

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In British Columbia, Blackcomb Resort plans to remain open through May 30, and Whistler Resort will be open until Sunday.

The Cascade regional forecast calls for mostly cloudy with a low of 32 degrees through Friday, and then warming to as high as 71 with mostly sunny skies. Change is likely, with a slight chance of rain showers from Monday through Wednesday.

Oregon: Mount Hood Meadows, 105-238-inch base; and Timberline, 134. Idaho: Sun Valley, 26-78; Brundage, 57-97; and Silver Mountain, 64-78; are open this weekend. British Columbia: Kicking Horse, 12-67, is open this weekend.

Latest snow and lift reports:

Which ski areas are open and closed:


Resort

Hours

Base


Summit West, Snoqualmie Closed 57 inches

Summit Central, Snoqualmie Closed 57 inches

Summit East, Snoqualmie Closed 57 inches

Nordic Center, Snoqualmie Closed 57 inches

Alpental, Snoqualmie Open: Sat to Sun and April 23-24: 9am-4pm 87-141 inches

Mount Baker Ski Area Open: Thu to Sun, and April 22-24: 9am-4pm 146-177 inches

Crystal Mountain Open: Thu to Sun: 9am-4pm 68-115 inches

Stevens Pass Open: Fri to Sun, and April 23-24: 9am-4pm 76-90 inches

White Pass Open: Weekends only through May 1: 8:45am-4pm 68-114 inches

Mission Ridge Ski & Board Open: Fri to Sun and April 23-24: 9am-4pm 44-62 inches

49° North Mountain Closed for the season

Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Closed for the season

Ski Bluewood Closed for the season

Whistler-Blackcomb Open: Whistler is open Thu to Sun, and Blackcomb is open daily through May 30: 8:30am-4pm 111 inches

Mt. Bachelor Open daily: 8am-4pm; starting Monday (April 18) there will be limited lift operations from 8am-2pm 103-144 inches

Leavenworth Winter Sports Club Closed for the season

Methow Trails Check website for current conditions at www.methowtrails.org NA