Idyllic Cross-Country Skiing in Western Washington
Although the drive from Seattle is long and can get tricky in winter weather the reward for cross-country skiers is well worth it. Once there, you'll find over 125 of groomed cross-country trails for all skill levels in an unspoiled setting. Views range from jaw dropping drama of Cascade peaks to the expanse of the valley floor.
Practically speaking, renting ski equipment is a breeze in both Mazama and Winthrop. If you are looking for some ski instruction you might find you are being taught by a former Olympian. For sustenance, don't miss the Mazama Country Store. You can easily find great ways consume every calorie you've burned on the trail with their homemade soups and baked goods.