Though it is a small, family-oriented ski area, traveling to Hurricane Ridge can give you a variety of options for a fantastic vacation. This resort is conveniently located in the Olympic National Park. Hurricane Ridge features one of the only remaining lift operations in the National Park. The average snowfall amounts to 400 plus feet of snow and the highest summit elevation is 5,240 feet.
Where To Stay
Hurricane Ridge does not have onsite lodging. However, there are places in the area to stay. Some options nearby include the Quality Inn and Suites, Lost Mountain Lodge and Sea Cliff Gardens Bed and Breakfast.
Programs Available at Hurricane Ridge
Youth and education programs are offered at Hurricane Ridge. From toddlers to adults, there is a program ready to teach you how to ski at this resort. There is a ski and snowboard school that offers private and group lessons to visitors of the resort. Hurricane Ridge even has an Alpine Ski Team who train on-site and compete regionally.
What to Do at Hurricane Ridge
If skiing doesn’t appeal to someone in your group, don’t worry. There is more than one way down the mountain whether it be on skis, a snowboard or tubing with friends. At Hurricane Ridge, everyone will be sure to find a way to enjoy a day in the snow.
When you are ready to spend some time off of the slopes, there is a Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center on site offering food, beverage, and restrooms. Relaxing is just a few moments away from the busy runs on this mountain.
What to Bring to Hurricane Ridge
When visiting Hurricane Ridge, you should pack clothing that is bring warm, quick to dry and made for a wet environment. Your clothes should be created from wool or synthetic blend items, which remove moisture from the skin. Clothes that are cotton based can retain moisture and should be avoided if possible. Visitors sometimes forget their helmets, so be sure to make sure this important part of your gear is in your bag.
When you visit Hurricane Ridge, there are several options to make this ski vacation one of the best wintertime adventure you have ever had. Whether you choose to stay busy or just take a step back to unwind from the busy day, give us a call today and we can help you to set an itinerary to make your whole group happy.