This place seeing an average of 647 inches of annual snowfall… This place also broke the world record for HIGHEST recorded yearly snowfall: 1140 inches.

The place we are talking about is Mt. Baker & it receives more powder than other ski areas in the U.S.

Never heard of it? We don’t expect you to. It is a low-lying mountain that serves as a low-key alternative to the flashy and commercialized resorts of most of its neighbours. The mountain has no corporate sponsors, no TVs, no ATMs and no gondolas. Just snow. As host to the longest running snowboarding competition in the world, the Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom, it is also often referred to as the birthplace of snowboarding.

If you are interested in checking it out it is an hour from the famed slopes of British Columbia and two hours from Seattle.