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Last updated: 10/23/20 at 12:52pm

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2020-2021 Operations

Update: 9/11/20

Hello and thank you all for being a part of our 49 Degrees North family! We know you may have questions about what this winter will look like at the resort. We’d like to take the opportunity to address our upcoming season and what you can expect from us.

Winter and the mountain experience mean a little something different to everyone, but at its core it provides some sort of an outlet for us all. It can give an opportunity to commune with nature, be physically active, find new challenges, and perhaps escape everyday life.

Our commitment to providing those opportunities to you has never been stronger. Our team remains dedicated to the continual improvements across the resort, from guest experience to infrastructure and beyond. This summer’s significant snowmaking expansion project is progressing really well, and we’re pumped to turn on our brand-new snow-guns as soon as possible. Construction on our new maintenance shop is going great as well, along with several other improvement projects.

This winter, we will be working to follow Washington State Safe Start guidelines as well as connecting with local health authorities, all with the goal of creating a great environment for you. 49 Degrees North is located in Stevens County, you can find more information about the current phase and guidelines for our region here - https://www.netchd.org/.

We are working hard to prepare for the upcoming season with guest safety, comfort and satisfaction at the forefront of our thoughts. More details of our operations and guest experience expectations will be coming soon. Here’s what we know as of now, based on current guidelines.

- We plan to operate our normal schedule of Friday-Tuesday and Holiday Periods. A more detailed lift schedule will be available under the operation schedule as we get closer to winter.

- Social distancing will be encouraged for all guests and employees. Capacity in our indoor spaces will likely be limited throughout the season. We expect to be serving food and beverages, but seating may be limited.

- 49 Degrees North has over 2,300 skiable acres and multiple lift access points, which makes it easier to find your own space on the mountain. We will monitor the number of daily visitors, but we do not see the need to limit day ticket availability at this time. Keep in mind that weekdays are a great option for those looking to avoid crowds. We also recommend purchasing a season pass for the most consistent access to the mountain. Learn more about passes here.

- Masks/face coverings will be required for both staff and guests while in any indoor space, except while seated and dining in a designated area. Masks/face coverings will also be required in outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible. This will likely include areas such as Ticket Window lines, lift lines, chairlift unloading zones, or other more congested spaces.

More information will be coming soon, please stay in touch with us here and by signing up for our newsletter here.

Thank you all for your passion and positivity. We will see you on the mountain soon!


49 Degrees North Team

2020-2021 Season Update