Sun Peaks Resort
3,675 skiable acres; 2,891 vertical feet; 220 annual inches; 117 runs, including 12 gladed areas plus two terrain parks; 11 lifts, including four high-speed quads. Tickets: adults, $47; teens (13-18), $41; children (6-12), $25; seniors (65 and over), $33
From Seattle (320 miles, four and a half hours): Take Highway 5 to Bellingham, then the turnoff to Sumas in British Columbia. Go east on Highway 1 (the Trans-Canada), then north on Highway 5 through Kamloops to the Sun Peaks turnoff, 45 minutes north of town. Don't forget to factor in time for the border crossing.
Sun Peaks Resort: 800-807-3257; sunpeaksresort.com. Snow phone: 250-578-7232