HOW DO I GET TO BLUEWOOD? We are located 21 miles from the town of Dayton, WA. Mountain address is 2000 N Touchet Road, Dayton, WA 99328. Once you are in Dayton, turn south onto 4th Street and this will take you to the ski area. Or click here for directions.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS? We operate Thurs-Sun, 9a-4p. However, early-season and late-season hours may fluctuate, so please check the home page for details. We are also open daily during holiday week and open for the two holiday Mondays of MLK & President's Day. Click here for details. Closed on Christmas Day.
HOW MUCH IS PARKING? FREE, and so are the smiles!
HOW MANY LIFTS DO YOU HAVE? There are three lifts. The Skyline Express is a triple that services the entire mountain. The Triple Nickel, also a triple, services the Nickel Bowl and terrain parks. The Platter Pull is a handle-tow that services the beginner area.
HOW MANY ACRES OF TERRAIN DOES BLUEWOOD HAVE? There are 400+ acres of lift-serviced terrain.
WHAT IS THE ELEVATION? Base elevation is 4,545 feet. Top elevation is 5,670 feet. Vertical of 1,125 feet. Bluewood features the second-highest base elevation in the state!
WHAT TYPE OF RUNS DO YOU HAVE? We have 25% greens, 45% blues, 30% blacks.
WHAT FEATURES ARE IN THE TERRAIN PARKS? The features change from time to time. For a full list of current features click here.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Warm layers with the outerwear being waterproof. Not only should your pants and jacket be waterproof, but your mittens/gloves should be also. You need eye protection with either goggles or sunglasses, and we recommend a helmet instead of a hat. Also one pair of socks is best! Remember “cotton is rotten” when it comes to dressing warm. You do not want cotton next to your skin!
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST LODGING? The Dayton area has many lodging options. Click here for details.
IS SMOKING ALLOWED? Bluewood is a nonsmoking facility, including the slopes. Please smoke in designated areas only.
IS THERE A SLEDDING AREA? Bluewood does not provide an area for sledding & snow play; however, many people do sled down in the snow park area located just before turning onto our access road.
WHAT IS A 5TH GRADE PASSPORT, AND HOW DO I GET ONE? The 5th Grade Passport is a program sponsored by Ski the Northwest Rockies and participating resorts. The program gives 5th graders three free lift tickets to each ski area. We participate in the program. Click here for details.
IS THERE A LOST & FOUND AT BLUEWOOD? Lost items are kept at the mountain for only the weekend it was lost. We simply do not have room at the ski area to keep the items there. We then take all items to the Dayton business office. It is best to email us at email@example.com with questions about your items. We will see what we can find and then arrange a time for the items to be picked up.
WHAT IS YOUR LOST & FOUND POLICY? Nonvaluables and soft goods (less than a $200 value) are donated after 10 days to a local nonprofit charitable agency. Valuables (more than a $200 value) will be kept in the Lost & Found office for two weeks. After two weeks, the items will be donated to a local nonprofit charitable agency.
WHAT IS YOUR OUTREACH PROGRAM? Bluewood is proud to serve hundreds of at-risk youth each season. We bring skiing and snowboarding opportunities to youth that may not experience the mountain without this program. Click here for details.
DOES BLUEWOOD HAVE RETAIL? Bluewood offers a retail location on-site. Items for sale include logo items, keepsakes, beanies, goggles, winter accessories, wax, etc. Retail is open the same hours as the mountain.
DOES BLUEWOOD OFFER EQUIPMENT SERVICE? Yes, our rental department offers equipment service and repair. Visit our rental department upon arrival.
WHAT IS BART, AND WHAT IS THEIR CONTACT INFORMATION? Bluewood Alpine Race Team (BART) is our local nonprofit organization that focuses on kids! You can reach them at skibart.org.
HOW CAN I CONTACT BLUEWOOD SKI AREA ABOUT A CHARITABLE DONATION REQUEST? To submit a charitable donation request, please send an email with information regarding your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to a high volume of requests, we are unable to respond to every email. If you're request is successful, you will be contacted. Thank you!