Ski areas switch to weekend only operation as season winds down

Tacoma News TribuneApril 22, 2014 

SKI

A man skis in fresh snow on Chappelle's Run at Crystal Mountain, January 9, 2014.

PETER HALEY — Staff photographer Buy Photo

The 2013-14 ski season is on its last legs.

Monday marked the start of the first week of the season without daily operations at Crystal Mountain. The state’s largest ski area is transitioning to its spring schedule and reopens for weekend skiing on Saturday with its “Denim, Leather and Lace” themed weekend.

White Pass has also switched to weekend only operation. All lifts will be open April 26-27 but May 3-4 only the original ski area will be open and the resort will close at 2 p.m., two hours early.

 

The Summit at Snoqualmie has closed most of its terrain, but Alpental is scheduled to be open the next two weekends. It plans to host its annual Cinco de Mayo party (On May 5, of course), which typically marks the end of its season. 

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