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Last updated: 08/04/21 at 2:49pm

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2020-2021 Covid Operations

Hello 49 family and friends,

We continue our quest to provide healthy outdoor recreation opportunities for you and your family to enjoy throughout the winter but we need your help! Below are the most current guidelines and policies, we ask for the help of all of our guests in following these guidelines. Please continue to check back and sign up for the Snow Report and Newsletter for updates throughout the season.

Updated 2/13/21

Indoor Dining Update: Quickturn Cafe & Boomtown Bar
We are excited to be moving into Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington reopening plan beginning February 14th. Below are the updates to operations for our guests.

The lodge will remain at 25% capacity, however that capacity will now include inside dining for guests purchasing food and/or beverages at the resort. The main dining area will have a set number of tables/seats open for guests to sit and eat. Additionally, the Boomtown Bar will now be open at 25% capacity for inside dining with an additional number of tables/seats available. If all tables are occupied, guests will have the option to wait for a table or order food and drink items to take outside. A 49 host will be monitoring the space to assist in seating guests and directing traffic. Space will still be available for guests to come inside and warm up in 15 minute intervals. Cy’s Café will not have indoor dining space inside the yurt. We’d like to thank you all in advance for being mindful of others and limiting time in the lodge to a reasonable length so that others have an opportunity to come in for bite to eat, something to drink, or a quick warm up.

Face Masks/Coverings:

Face coverings/masks are required while in any indoor space and around our base areas, unless a guest is seated in a designated table and is actively eating or drinking. Masks will also be required in any outdoor area where social distancing is not possible. This will include areas such as ticket window and chairlift lines, unloading zones, and while riding lifts with others. This will be enforced, so please come prepared and help us stay open. Signs will be posted in designated areas to remind guests and employees.

Lift Tickets & Reservations:

Pre-purchased tickets or E-Reservations are required for all day ticket purchasers. Purchase tickets for your desired day here.

Capacity limitations within the Washington State COVID-19 guidelines mean that only so many tickets are available each day. Purchasing tickets in advance for specific visit dates is the only way to guarantee availability for those buying day tickets. This will be especially true for Weekends and Holiday periods. Please note, season pass holders will not need to schedule or reserve days to access the mountain at this time. *Reservation recommendations may change through the season, please stay tuned here, on social media and email communications.

Guest Contact Points:

All guest contact points including the Snowsports School desks, Ticket Office stations, Rental Shop desks, Alpine Shop, Espresso and Cafe have been fitted with clear plexiglass barriers to protect guests and staff. Posted signs and corrals will also help guest manage distancing while in line.

Sanitization stations will be available around the lodge and at high frequency touch points for guests and staff. We will continue with a robust cleaning schedule throughout the lodge as well.

Guests will be expected to leave our facilities immediately after they are done skiing or riding to avoid over crowding and congestion. Evening gatherings in the parking lot will unfortunately need to wait until next season.

Lift Lines:

Guests will be asked to self-group and self-regulate their parties while in line and on the chairlifts. All lines will be set up to allow the recommended 6 feet of social distancing and we ask your help in making these effective.

Snowsports School

This year has offered unique challenges but we are excited to provide a variety of lesson offerings to allow individuals or families to get out and enjoy winter in the mountains. Reservations will be available for all lesson offerings this season. At this time we expect that we will need to require reservations during high visitation periods (weekends and holiday periods). Please plan ahead and make a reservation to guarantee availability. Learn more about all of our programs and schedules here.

Rental Shop

As with our other indoor spaces, capacity will be limited in the Rental Shop. Rental packages are available for purchase online, complete this step before coming to the mountain for a quick and efficient stop into the Rental Shop. The only storage available inside the Rental Shop will be for footwear for only those renting equipment. All other personal belongings will need to be stored in vehicles.

Please stay in touch via, social media and our daily snow report emails.

2020-2021 Covid operations update