Last Updated: September 17, 2023
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NW Avalanche Center
U of W Atmos
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Conditions - Mountain, Snow, Surf, Weather & Roads
Mountain Info & Forecasts
Mt. Baker - Mt. Baker climbing reports.
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest - Alerts and Conditions.
Bivouac.com - The Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia.
Cairn Publishing - Matt Gunn's Vancouver area backcountry ski and scrambles site.
CascadeClimbers.com - The pacific northwest climber's resource. Trip reports, bulletin boards & more.
ClimbingWashington.com - Washington's "100 highest mountains." Photos & factual information.
ClubTread.com - British Columbia based online community dedicated to the outdoors.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.
HikeInVan.com - For people passionate about hiking (in Vancouver).
Mount Hood - Mt Hood climbing conditions.
Mount Hood National Forest - General information and links.
MCR Reports - Canadian Rockies conditions by the ACMG.
Mountain Project - The premier resource for the climbing and mountaineering community.
National Forest Image Map - Links to all National Forests.
North Cascades National Park - Climbing Conditions.
North Cascades National Park - NPS Site (includes park map).
Olympic National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.
Outdoor Vancouver - Vancouver's trusted hiking resource since 2008.
Mount Rainier - Climbing & route conditions report.
Mount Rainier National Park - NPS Site (includes park map).
Mount Rainier National Park - Road Status.
SummitPost.org - Good info & photos on mountains the world over.
Vancouver Trails - Vancouvers hiking resource.
Washington Trails Association - Trail conditions & reports.
Wenatchee Outdoors - "Local" climbing, ski and biking conditions and reports.
Wenatchee National Forest - Trail conditions & contacts.
Weather & Roads
atmos.washington.edu - U of W weather forecast discussion, detail, context etc.
atmos weather loops - Focus on Pacific states.
atmos weather loops - Focus on Pacific Coast from Gulf of Alaska to Baja.
Environment Canada - Canada's Weatheroffice.
MeteoBlue - Weather * Close to You.
Mountain Forecast - Mountain weather forecasts for mountains around the world.
NOAA Seattle - Seattle's national weather service.
SpotWX - Spot weather forecast, meteorology, weather, grib data.
Windy.com - Weather radar, wind and waves forecast for all comers.
WSDOT - Washington State Department of Transportation.
Backcountry & Snow
Avalanche.ca - The Canadian Avalanche Association Bulletins.
Dolomiti Superski - Will it dump before I leave for my biennial Xmas in the Dolomites?
NW Weather & Avalanche Center - Weather and Snowpack information.
Turns All Year - Year round backcountry skiing, reports & conditions.
Whistler-Blackcomb - When's my next powder day?
Roads & Mountain
BC Highways - View highway conditions, traffic, and weather information at a glance.
Glacier Peak - View of Glacier from Queen Anne Hill in Seattle.
Mount Hood - Variety of cameras around Mount Hood.
Leavenworth - Downtown Leavenworth in all its glory.
North Cascades - Upper Skagit Valley as viewed from Marblemount.
North Cascades - View from Visitor Center in Newhalem, looking northwest.
Olympic National Park - Four different cams in ONP.
Oregon Dept. of Transportation - Custom camera pages, statewide.
Mount Rainier - Numerous cams within MRNP.
WA Passes - All highway pass cams in WA State.
Alpental - Various cams at The Summit ski area.
Crystal Mountain - Six different cams around the resort.
Mount Hood - Meadows slideshow cam.
Mount Hood - Three Timberline cams.
Mission Ridge - Four cams around the resort.
Whistler Blackcomb - Numerous cams for both mountains.
Gear & Guides
BackcountryGear.com - "Equipment for the body, escape for the soul"
BackcountryStore.com - Good variety on gear. Ok on price.
Pro Mountain Sports - Jim Nelson's climbing store located in the University District.
Sierra Trading Post - Good prices on general outdoor gear.
Bike Nashbar.com - Good deals on a wide selection of bike parts.
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - Washington States largest mountain bike advocacy and trail building group.
JensonUSA.com - Best price and selection.
Methow Valley Sport Trails Association - Winthrop area MTB trail information.
MTBR.com - Mountain bike & trail reviews, buy 'n sell. The definitive resource.
NSMBA - North Shore Mountain Bike Associaton. Trails for all, trails forever.
PinkBike.com - Bike forum, buy/sell and more.
Trailforks - Never get lost in the woods again.
Personal Pages, Blogs & Reports
Alpenglow Gallery - Lowell Skoog's photography and ski mountaineering chronicles in Washington's Cascades.
Cascade Classics - Classic ski descents, whitewater kayaking and a bit of climbing here and there.
Cascade Climber - The adventures of Loren and Jens, good climbs and insightful stories.
Cascade Crusades - Continues in the spirit of Cascade Classics, but with poetic sensibilities. Excellent photos!
Coast Backcountry - Author Matt Gunn's climbing and skiing blog.
Eric's Base Camp - Dedicated to mountaineering and backcountry skiing. Eric and I enjoyed many climbs together.
John Scurlock - Amazing aerial photography of the North Cascades and beyond!
Kyle Miller - Find out where Kyle Miller is. Splitboarding, full time, anywhere and everywhere.
Rhinoclimbs - The Life and Climbs of Northwest climbing legend John Roper.
Rich So's Blog - Selected Coast Mountain scrambles.
Steven's Peak-bagging Journey - Coast Mountains, Canadian Rockies and more.
Trail Cat Jim - Jim Brisbine's Blog, Cascades and beyond.