Methow Trails Winter 2017

Methow Trails | 19 Cross-Country Skiing Ski the largest cross-country ski area inNorthAmerica! Ski 120miles (200+ kilometers) of groomed, interconnected trails between towns and lodges, glacial valleys, pristine forests, and mountain ridges. Methow Trails maintains trails and provides maps, passes, and information on all winter recreation. For more, visit Fat Biking Experience the thrill of riding a bike on the snow! Shared ski trails and specific fat bike trails exist throughout the area for fat biking, and there are fat bikes for rent at several valley locations. Winthrop Ice Rink Winthrop’s gorgeous outdoor ice rink was named by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 10 ice rinks in North America. This refrigerated ice rink offers open skating, pick-up hockey, and figure-skating lessons. Skate rentals area available, and there is a warm, indoor viewing room to watch all the ice skating action. Learn more at Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding The Loup Loup Ski Bowl is one of the Pacific Northwest’s best-kept secrets. Just 20 miles east of Twisp, “the Loup” offers 1240 vertical feet with cut runs, a terrain park, and 23 kilometers of groomed Nordic ski trails. There is a quad chairlift, a poma lift, and a rope tow. Try the popular tubing hill. Backcountry and Heli Skiing Head up Highway 20 for access to a million acres of wilderness in the North Cascades, aka “The American Alps”--the most glaciated peaks in the continental U.S. For the ultimate lift assist, North Cascade Heli of Mazama offers 1-day to 4-day adventures.