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Sun Mountain Lodge named one of the Top 10 Snowshoe Destinations for Couples!

SNOWSHOE MAGAZINE FEATURED ARTICLE:  Top 10 Snowshoe Adventures for Couples includes Sun Mountain Lodge! Read all about it here.


Snowshoe Trails
MVSTA snowshoe trail passes ($5) are required.  Ski trail passes can also be used for snowshoe trails with no additional
pass required.

Snowshoe Rentals and Trail Passes at Sun Mountain Lodge
$16 for 2 hours, $19 for 4 hours, $24 all day, $19 each additional full day.

Snowshoe Trails at Sun Mountain:


· Kraule (1.6K)
· Horse Trail (.7K)
· View Ridge (1.6K)
· Moose (.3K)
· Black Bear (2.4K)
· Lakeview (.8K)
· Patterson Lake (3K)
· Rader Creek (2.5K)
· Magpie (1.5K)
· Click-a-Pic (.8K)
· Ponderosa (2.2K)
· Red Tail (2.2K)

Other Snowshoe trails in the area:


· Beaver Loop (1.1K)
· Creek Overlook Loop (.9K)
· Aspen Loop (2.5K)
· Base Camp Loop (1K)
· Round Tree (1K)
· Inn View Loop (.8K)


· Lunachik ((1.6K multi-use: snowshoe, ski, walk, dogs)
· Big Valley Trail (8.3K multi-use: snowshoe, ski, walk, dogs)


· Cougar Bait (3.6K multi-use: snowshoe, ski, walk, dogs)

Nature of Winter Tours
Sponsored by MVSTA, the US Forest Service, and Atlas Snowshoes

The Methow Valley  Trails Association hosts family-friendly snowshoe tours every Saturday throughout the winter. Local volunteers lead tours which focus on winter ecology, wildlife and tracks, snow science and more. Methow Trails trail passes or a Methow Trails snowshoe trail pass ($5) are required for each person. Passes and snowshoe rentals are available at Sun Mountain Ski Shop, North Cascades Basecamp, Mazama Ski Shop, Methow Cycle & Sport and Winthrop Mountain Sports. Tour size is limited to 10 people. Reservations are not required; space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call Methow Trails at (509) 996-3287 or email for more information.

Tours begin at 11:00am and last 90-120 minutes, depending on conditions.

2015/2016 Tour Dates:
Tours every Saturday from January 2-February 20.

Tour Meeting Locations:
Sun Mountain Tours: meet at the Sun Mountain Lodge Ski Shop