Date: 1/24/2020 Time: 6:55am
Weather: Overcast Temp: 33
New Snow (24 hrs): Total Accumulation: 31
Recommended Trail: Methow Community Trail (MCT) Winthrop to Powers Plunge
Total Season Miles Groomed: 5889.5 Last 24 Hours Miles Groomed: 0.0
Trail Conditions/Notes: Backyard Ski day today! Bring a friend or neighbor out to ski or ride with you. All skiing and riding is free today and in coordination with local businesses ski (visit business to pick up) and fatbike rentals, groomer rides, cookies coco and coffee, and ski lessons are free from the Spring Creek Ranch Trailhead (next to ice rink). Thanks to all our partners and enjoy the surprisingly good ski day!

The following activities are all organized from the Spring Creek Ranch Trailhead (next to ice rink).

Ride with a Groomer!

Fatbike Demos from Methow Cycle and Sport

Ski Rentals from Winthrop Mountain Sports (please call to reserve) Casades Outdoor Store (no reservation needed) Methow Cycle and Sport (reservations recommended, but not needed)

Beginner Ski Lessons at 10:00 am-12:00 pm taught by our amazing instructors from: Sun Mountain Lodge Ski School and Methow Valley Ski School and Rentals

Hot Cocoa and Treats! From Rocking Horse Bakery FULL DETAILShere

You can purchase your 2019 2020 annual pass here now.

Methow Trails is a non-profit organization that has been connecting people and trails since 1977. Your donations and winter trail pass purchases sustains the trails you love year round. Donations can be made here.

WAX OF THE DAY

Wax of the day
Ski Trails Easiest More Difficult Most Difficult

Mazama      map
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Methow Valley Community Trail- Browns Farm to Suspension Bridge Trailhead 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open
Founders Trail 24-Jan, 1:56AM Open
Methow Valley Community Trail- Mazama to Freestone Inn 24-Jan, 3:15AM Open
Coyote Run 24-Jan, 7:32AM Open
Inn Run Loop 24-Jan, 7:42AM Open
Flagg Mountain Loop 24-Jan, 7:22AM Open
Goat Wall Loop 24-Jan, 7:32AM Open
Goat Creek 24-Jan, 12:45AM Open
Early Winters 24-Jan, 3:20AM Open
Goat Creek Cutoff 24-Jan, 1:01AM Open
Jacks 24-Jan, 4:39AM Open
Johns Way 24-Jan, 2:38AM Open
Lower River Run 24-Jan, 5:34AM Open
Upper River Run 24-Jan, 5:25AM Open
Rattlesnake Cutoff 24-Jan, 5:52AM Open
Cassal Cutoff 23-Jan, 4:30AM Open
Methow 24-Jan, 5:15AM Open
Doe Canyon 24-Jan, 3:54AM Open
Doe Canyon Loop 24-Jan, 3:59AM Open
Sandy Butte 24-Jan, 3:09AM Open
Base Camp 24-Jan, 6:18AM Open
Lunachik 21-Jan, 2:27AM Open
Rendezvous      map
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Cougar Bait 24-Jan, 8:18AM Open
Cow Creek 24-Jan, 6:34AM Open
Gunn Ranch 24-Jan, 3:08AM Open
Lynns 24-Jan, 2:42AM Open
New Loop section is in! A little soft today but should be improved each time we groom it.
Lower Rendezvous Pass 24-Jan, 4:44AM Open
Rendezvous Pass 24-Jan, 6:45AM Open
Rendezvous Basin 24-Jan, 4:23AM Open
Lower Rendezvous Basin 22-Jan, 3:43AM Open
Sick Joke Hill 22-Jan, 12:44AM Open
Upper Fawn Creek 22-Jan, 12:54AM Open
Lower Fawn Creek 22-Jan, 1:14AM Open
Grizzly Mountain Loop 24-Jan, 4:05AM Open
Grizzly Way 24-Jan, 3:46AM Open
Cedar Creek Loop (blue) 24-Jan, 5:24AM Open
Cedar Creek Loop (black) 24-Jan, 6:14AM Open
Cougar Mountain Loop 24-Jan, 7:06AM Open
Cassal Creek Loop (blue) 23-Jan, 7:59AM Open
Cassal Creek Loop (black) 23-Jan, 8:19AM Open
Cub Creek 24-Jan, 8:37AM Open
Little Cub Creek 24-Jan, 7:52AM Open
Cassal Hut 23-Jan, 8:14AM Open
Grizzly Hut 24-Jan, 3:57AM Open
Rendezvous Hut 23-Jan, 6:17AM Open
Heifer Hut 24-Jan, 5:47AM Open
Sun Mountain      map
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Thompson Ridge 24-Jan, 4:09AM Open
Upper Thompson Ridge 24-Jan, 3:59AM Open
Thompson Pass 24-Jan, 3:54AM Open
Little Wolf 24-Jan, 6:13AM Open
Chickadee 24-Jan, 5:22AM Open
Aqua Loop 24-Jan, 5:06AM Open
Yellow Jacket 24-Jan, 4:46AM Open
Rodeo 22-Jan, 4:11AM Open
Upper Fox 24-Jan, 5:37AM Open
Lower Fox 24-Jan, 4:52AM Open
Beaver Pond 24-Jan, 6:03AM Open
Homestead 24-Jan, 6:16AM Open
Criss Cross 24-Jan, 4:21AM Open
Overland 24-Jan, 4:31AM Open
Raven 23-Jan, 12:41AM Open
Meadow Lark 24-Jan, 3:18AM Open
Blue Jay 24-Jan, 1:47AM Open
Upper Inside Passage 22-Jan, 2:21AM Open
Lower Inside Passage 24-Jan, 2:47AM Open
Shortcut 24-Jan, 7:20AM Open
Sunnyside 24-Jan, 7:15AM Open
View Ridge 24-Jan, 6:54AM Open
Cabin 24-Jan, 7:53AM Open
Winthrop      map
Our Winthrop grooming GPS tracker is malfunctioning so we are manually updated info between 6-7am
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Methow Valley Community Trail- Winthrop to Powers Plunge 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Methow Valley Community Trail- Powers Plunge to Wolf Ridge 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Methow Valley Community Trail- Wolf Ridge to Browns Farm 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Powers Plunge 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Winthrop Trail (Lower) 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Winthrop Trail (Upper) 22-Jan, 5:00AM Open
Fish Hatchery Loop 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Barnsley Lake 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Bitterbrush 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Spring Creek Ranch Loop 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open
Big Valley (Inner Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open
Big Valley (Outer Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open
Bob 18-Jan, 7:00AM Closed
Closed, NOT RECOMMENDED, uneven platform. need cooler temps before we groom again.
Bike Trails
Please follow conditions of use. Thank you for riding responsibly.
Winthrop Fatbike Trails      map
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Winthrop Fatbike Snowshoe 23-Jan 6:00PM Open

Big Valley (Inner Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open

Big Valley (Outer Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open

Fish Hatchery Loop 24-Jan, 6:00AM Open

Mazama Fatbike Trails      map
Area Date Groomed Status Comments
Mazama Fatbike and Snowshoe 23-Jan, 6:00PM Open

Lunachik 21-Jan, 2:27AM Open

Snowshoe Trails

Mazama Snowshoe Trails      map
Area Date Packed Status Comments
Johns Way Fatbike Snowshoe Open
Aspen/Forest Edge Loop Open
Beaver Open
Creek Overlook Loop Open
Inn View Loop Open
Lunachik 21-Jan, 2:27AM Open
Rendezvous Snowshoe Trails      map
Area Date Packed Status Comments
Cougar Bait 24-Jan, 8:18AM Open
Cedar Creek Loop (black) 24-Jan, 6:14AM Open
Heifer Hut 24-Jan, 5:47AM Open
Sun Mountain Snowshoe Trails      map
Area Date Packed Status Comments
Horse 16-Jan Open
Patterson Lake 16-Jan Open
View Ridge 24-Jan, 6:54AM Open
Rader Creek 20-Jan Open
Click-a-pic 16-Jan Open
Red Tail 17-Jan Open
Lake View 17-Jan Open
Black Bear 16-Jan Open
Magpie 20-Jan Open
Kraule 10-Jan Open
Ponderosa 01-Jan Open
Moose 01-Jan Open
Winthrop Snowshoe Trails      map
Area Date Packed Status Comments
Winthrop Snowshoe 23-Dec, 6:00AM Open
Big Valley (Outer Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open
Big Valley (Inner Loop) 23-Jan, 5:00AM Open

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