Mt Baker information
Mt Baker boasts the highest annual snowfall of any ski resort in the world (640in), and as such holds the world record for most snow in a season (1140in during the 1998–99 season). Rightly famous for its powder, expert runs and backcountry, Baker is also home to the Legendary Banked Slalom every February. The slalom started in 1985 and is considered to be the first organized snowboarding competition in the world. Situated east of Bellingham, Mt Baker is about three hours’ drive from Seattle.