Lake Wenatchee South Park Area

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Cross-country Ski - Lake Wenatchee South Park Area

Leavenworth/Plain Nordic Ski tour: Day 2 Ski on the groomed trails in Lake Wenatchee South Park area and into Kahler Glen

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • N2 Nordic Advanced Basic Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Meet at the  Lake Wenatchee South Snow-Park area at 9am, where we will begin the ski trip.  Parking at the trail requires a Snow Park Pass with Groomed trails sticker

From the South Lake Wenatchee Sno-park, we will plan to ski on the groomed trails around the lake and forest and on into the Kahler golf course for a total of approximately 12km.  Trail is  groomed with both skate lanes and single tracks.  Classic cross country skis are recommended for this trip.

Maps of the sno park locations and trails can be found here:    Leavenworth / Chelan | Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

Part of the trail is rated "easy" but some sections are rated "more difficult".  There will be  some hills that require herringbone and snowplow skills to navigate. This is not suitable for beginning cross-country skiers.

  These trails will typically be groomed Thursday through Monday.

Snow conditions may necessitate alternate ski routes.

Additional Notes:  Due to the traveling distance, the ski trip is best done as an overnight. 

Travel:  Driving distance from Seattle is 110 miles (a little over 2 hrs) traveling over Stevens Pass (Hwy 2), or 148 miles (about 2.5 hrs) traveling over Snoqualmie Pass (I-90) and Blewett Pass (Hwy 97).  It will be necessary to either have 4 wheel drive with good traction tires and/or carry chains during the winter time. Unfortunately carpooling with those outside your household is  not recommended at this time.

Lodging: There are many lodging options available, both in Plain (http://www.beavervalleylodge.com ) and in nearby Leavenworth http://leavenworth.org/lodging/

This activity will follow the Mountaineers  guidelines for COVID-19 that apply on the date of this trip.

All participants will be required to have a face covering ready to pull up at the trailhead, and will be asked to be familiar with and follow the Mountaineers Covid-19 guidelines for trip.

For the group's safety, every participant is asked to commit to conservative covid behavior  prior to the trip

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Lake Wenatchee South Park Area


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