White Pass Nordic Center

Located in the Wenatchee and Gifford Pinchot National Forests, the White Pass Nordic Center offers trails for classic cross-country, skating and snowshoeing. The terrain is suited to all ability levels.

Getting there

Drive US-12 to White Pass (4,400 ft), 20 miles east of  Packwood and 50 miles west of Yakima.

information for LEADERS

scheduling & permits

  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please use the summary section of your activity to note where you will be located within this larger ski area, and contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to 12 people.
  • This route/place should only be used for activities that will be conducted inside the ski area boundary. Please use nearby Routes & Places like White Road and  if you plan to go there.
  • Suitable Activities: Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing
  • Snowshoeing Category: Basic
  • Seasons: January, February, March, December
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: G-XC 2 Advanced Beginner Groomed
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • 4,500 ft
  • Land Manager: White Pass Ski Area
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 60
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 60
  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S
  • Green Trails White Pass No. 303
  • USGS White Pass

Upcoming Activities

Basic Cross Country (Nordic) Skiing Field Trip - White Pass Nordic Center

Cross-country Skiing Field trip: Basic Cross Country (Nordic) Skiing
Get out on the snow and learn the basics of cross-country skiing
Difficulty: G-XC 1 Beginner Groomed
Sun, Jan 28, 2024
No Prerequisites
20 participants 6 instructors
Registration opens Nov 1; Instructor registration open now
Olympia Branch
Karen Pyle
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