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Mt. Baker Ski Area. Here you can snowboard and ski downhill or cross-country from roughly November to the end of April. The area set a world snowfall record in winter 1998–99. Ski and snowboard equipment is available to rent. 17 miles east of Glacier at end of Hwy. 542, Glacier, WA, 98229. 360/734–6771; 360/671–0211 snow reports. www.mtbakerskiarea.com. Lift ticket $49 weekdays, $54 weekends and holidays.