Cross Country Skiing

The Methow Valley Nordic ski trails span the entire valley with three separate trail systems totaling 200 kilometers of inter-connected, precision groomed ski trails. Each distinctly different from the other, yet designed with the same purpose: To make sure this is the best winter vacation you'll ever have.

SUN MOUNTAIN SKI TRAILS
The Sun Mountain trails offer the most diverse terrain available with something for everyone.You can ski right from your door on our trail system and enjoy 60 kilometers of pure fun. The Methow Valley Ski School offers expert instruction for all levels of skate and classic skiing. An ideal winter destination for families to competitive skiers, and everyone in between!

OTHER VALLEY TRAILS:
The Mazama trails cover flat and rolling terrain through farms and woodlands, making for scenic day tours, while the Rendezvous trail system caters to more advanced skiers with elevations climbing from 4,000 to 6,000 feet.

SNOW CONDITIONS & GROOMING
For current information about grooming and the best places to ski, check out the grooming report at  www.mvsta.com

SKI RATES
Trail Passes: $22 for one-day, $57 for multi-day pass (three days or more) and $17 for half-day (after 1:00 p.m.).
Passes are good for the entire Methow Valley trail system.
Trail Passes are required. Proceeds go to MVSTA, a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining the trail system.Children 17 years and under ski free!

PRIVATE SKI LESSONS
You pick the time, place and instructor. Private lessons are available for any level from beginner to racer.
One person: 30/60 minutes $40/$60
Two people: 30/60minutes $26/$35 (rates are per person)
Three people or more: 30/60 minutes $26/$30 (rates are per person)

TOUR AND LEARN
A two-hour lesson on the Sun Mountain trails.
1 person, $98
2 people, $60/each
3 people or more, $45/each

EQUIPMENT RENTALS AT THE SKI SHOP
All equipment is top quality. Rental rates are the same for touring, skating or racing equipment and include short skis, mid-length skis and traditional length skis. Customers are welcome to try as many types as they wish at no additional cost. We have plenty of gear and we are happy to take advance reservations.

    Full Day After 1 p.m. Additional Day
         
ADULT FULL SET   $24 $19 $19
CHILDREN’S FULL SET   $17 $14 $14
         

 

 


OTHER EQUIPMENT RENTALS AT THE SKI SHOP

    2 hours 4 hours First Day Additional Day
           
SNOWSHOES, ALTAI HOKS OR PULK   $16 $19 $24 $19
KID’S SNOWSHOES   $12 $14 $16 $12
           
           








EXPLORE EVEN MORE XC SKIING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE METHOW
The Methow Valley boasts not only the largest network of groomed cross country ski trails in United States, but also an exciting community of skiers, organizers, volunteers, instructors who hold various events; ski races, hut to hut day trips, guided tours and more. To explore further please visit  www.mvsta.com
 

To learn more about professional ski intstruction, rentals and locations in Methow please view the Methow Valley Ski School.