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According to a recent Instagram post from Mission Ridge in Washington, they've received their first snowfall! While it's not yet suitable for riding, this exciting development marks the beginning of the snow season.

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Mission Ridge, nestled in the heart of Washington State's Cascade Range, boasts a rich history closely intertwined with the evolution of snowboarding. Originally established as a ski destination in the 1960s, the resort quickly became a hotbed for pioneering snowboarders. In the 1980s, during the sport's formative years, Mission Ridge embraced this burgeoning culture by permitting snowboarders on its slopes, marking a pivotal moment in snowboarding history.

The resort's varied terrain, including groomed runs and challenging steeps, catered to snowboarders of all levels, fostering a vibrant community of riders. Mission Ridge's dedication to innovation extended to snowboarding, becoming a hub for early board design and equipment experimentation. Iconic events like the "Mission Hill Climb" and "Snowboarder's Ball" cemented its status as a snowboarding mecca.

The resort's enduring legacy reminds riders of the pivotal role it played in shaping snowboarding's history, making it an essential destination for enthusiasts and novices alike.

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