Mount Baker Ski & Recreation Area
Mt. Baker Ski Area is a ski resort located in the northwest corner of Washington State, at the end of the Mt. Baker Scenic Highway, SR-542. The base elevation is at 3,500 feet, while the ski area is at 5,089 feet. It is about 10 miles south of the 49th parallel, the international border with Canada.
The ski area is home to the world's greatest recorded snowfall in one season: 1,140 inches recorded during the 1998–99 season. Mt. Baker also enjoys the unofficially highest average annual snowfall of any ski area in the world, with 641 inches on average.
The ski area is known for numerous challenging in-bounds routes and for the many backcountry opportunities that surround it. The backcountry is accessible from several chairlifts, and access is permitted following the Mt. Baker Ski Area backcountry policy.
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