Welcome to Snoqualmie Pass, the classic and most popular backcountry skiing and splitboarding spot within an hour of downtown Seattle. From legendary coulours and steep faces to mellow glades and desirable slopes, the 135 listed runs in this guidebook give adventurers of every level something to do. The second edition includes approaches, exits and circumnaviations as well as more coverage of Denny Creek, Alaska Adventure Zone, and the high routes. Matt Schonwald, professional ski guide and author, addresses each zone’s terrain as it relates to avalanche hazards. You’ll see references to slope angles, terrain traps, convexities, and other hazards to keep in mind on each given zone.
You’ll find high-quality aerial photos marked with ascent and descent indicators, individual run descriptions, slope angles, aspect, Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale ratings, parking and trailhead information, resort boundaries and more in this lightweight and compact book that can fit in your pack. Every single page and detail are highly curated and reviewed to provide a professional and reliable decision making tool. Designed to go along with you on your tours and accompany the Backcountry Skiing Snoqualmie Pass Ski Map and Ski App.
This 5.5” x 8.5” spiral-bound book covers the following zones: Humpback Creek, Silver Peak, Granite Mountain South, Granite North + Low, Denny Creek to Melakwa Pass, Source Lake South, Chair East + Snow Lake Divide, Chair North + Snow Lake, Wright + Roosevelt, Chair Peak Circumnav, Snoqualmie Mountain, Phantom, Commonwealth West & East, Kendall Stump +Lakes, Kendall Adventure (West, Central & East), Alaska Adventure Zone, Mini Snoqualmie High Route, Lower Rampart + Margaret, Cold Creek Overview, Roaring Ridge, Twin Lakes + Zipper Couloir, and Mount Catherine.
SKI ATLAS, MAP AND APP SOLD SEPARATELY.