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There isn’t much development at Washington’s The Summit at Snoqualmie. Located 60 miles east of Seattle on the I-90 corridor, the 1,981-acre ski area boasts 25 lifts that give access to four mountains that receive more than 36 feet of “Cascade concrete”—that's Pacific Northwestern for wet, heavy snow—per year.