Best Snowboarding in Washington

Looking for the best snowboarding in Washington? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Washington. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Summit Mount St. Helens via Worm Flows

    The Worm Flow Route, starting at Marble Mountain Sno Park, is the most direct winter route up to the summit. You'll start at around 2,700 feet and begin a steady walk along the trail for 2 miles. Although the trail is fairly well marked well above...

    10.8 miles 5700 ft gain

  • Snowshoe and Camp at Skyline Lake

    This 2.5 mile roundtrip hike with a little over 1,000 feet of elevation gain is a great winter trip for beginners. The trail is typically well-worn, making it easy to stay on target even in some of the most difficult conditions.If you have route ...

    2.5 miles 1050 ft gain

  • Summit Mount St. Helens via Monitor Ridge

    Monitor Ridge is the "easiest" of the routes one can take in order to claim that they have stood on top the sleeping giant better known as Mount St. Helens. This route is heavily favored over Worm Flows as the starting elevation is not only an ad...

    9.4 miles 4585 ft gain

  • Hike to Barclay Lake

    With less than 500 feet of total elevation and 4.4 miles of round trip hiking, the Barclay Lake trail is a perfect hike for beginners, families, or those looking for a quick morning or afternoon jaunt. Yet dont let the simplicity of the hike fool ...

    4.4 miles 500 ft gain

  • Winter Hike to Winchester Mountain

    Despite this trip report being titled "to Winchester Mountain", the fun doesn’t stop there. Even though Winchester Mountain is the most popular summer hike departing from Twin Lakes, this whole area turns into a fun-zone during the winter.Upon rea...

    3.5 miles 1320 ft gain

  • Water and Snow Ski Stevens to Stevens

    Have you ever dreamed of snow skiing and water skiing in the same day? This March, plan your adventure of a lifetime to Stevens Pass and Lake Stevens, Washington. You will need a winter coat, a wet suit, and a heart made of love for the outdoors.K...

  • Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

    You can stat this adventure at one of two trailheads. I suggest using the lower of the two. The start of the trail ascends through a forest of old growth pines with periodic views of Mt Washington. Eventually, at a fork in the trail, you will see ...

    5 miles 4500 ft gain

  • Backcountry Skiing Near Mt. Baker

    Park at Heather Meadows parking lot at Mount Baker Ski Resort and follow the Blueberry cat-track, which is actually a paved road in the summer, leading south up for 2 miles passing Austin Pass and continuing southwest on to Artist Point, gaining 1...

  • Ski Tour the Muir Snow Field

    What's cooler than skiing down a volcano? Nothing. Nothing is cooler than skiing down a volcano.Even better, you can ski year-round at Mount Rainier! There are many areas on the mountain where this is possible, but none more easily accessed than t...

  • Ski Tour or Snowshoe Kendall Knob

    The area around Kendall Knob is great for snowshoeing or ski touring. It is particularly nice for ski touring because there are a variety of short tours at varying difficulty and on varying aspects. Skiers or those on snowshoe can begin their trip...

    3 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Backcountry Ski or Snowboard at Ann Lake

    *Note: The mileage and elevation is only to the lake. It is not taking into account the ascent to reach the pass for runs. Maple Pass is about 1200' higher*Start off at the Rainy Pass Trailhead. Travel south towards Rainy Lake. After about 0.4 mil...

    3 miles 700 ft gain

  • Climb Eldorado Peak via the East Ridge

    Standing on the knife edge summit, the terrain around you plummets steeply into glacier-filled basins that trickle into turquoise alpine lakes. Serrated snowy peaks give way to forest covered valleys below that craft a rugged landscape. Eldorado P...

    8 miles 6800 ft gain