Outside of Leavenworth’s charming Bavarian village, there are many outdoor adventures to be had during the winter months. From skiing, snow tubing, nordic skiing, or bike riding, snow in the Cascade mountains means endless fun for you! One place in Leavenworth where you can experience all of this and more is the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club. Primarily located at Ski Hill, this nearly 100-year-old organization works to promote health, fitness, and fun through winter sports. They are proud supporters of Leavenworth’s ski heritage and provide plenty of ways for you to enjoy the winter season.
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History of the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club
The organization traces its history all the way to 1928. During that time, they facilitated winter recreation to the Leavenworth area, contributing to the birth of its reputation as a prime ski location. In the mid-1990’s, the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club experienced most of its growth. They added Nordic Skiing to their list of activities and began expanding into other locations in the valley. In 2003 and 2004, the construction of the one-of-a-kind Nordic jumping facility was completed.
Today, the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club boasts 26 km of trails, 4 valley locations, and some of the best winter fun in the Cascades.
Things to Do at Leavenworth Winter Sports Club
This is an activity that the club is very proud of, and you’ll hardly find a better place to do it. They maintain several miles of skating lanes in a variety of terrain types for every skill level. Night skiing is also available until 10 PM each night.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Boasting two well-groomed hills, this is a great place for beginner skiers and snowboarders. The hills are serviced by rope tows and lessons are also offered in either private sessions or groups.
This is the only ski jump on the west coast! Located at the “D” Hill, the course consists of two jumps which that are 15-meters and 27-meters. It is a challenging course that earns bragging rights to anyone who completes it. Even if you are a beginner, lessons are offered by appointment.
Leavenworth Tubing Hill
If you enjoy sledding, you’ll love this fast and thrilling ride! You will embark to the top of a 100-foot hill by rope tow with your hand-picked tube. After reaching the summit, prepare for a fun-filled glide down the hill. This is a very popular activity at Leavenworth Ski Hill and fun for everyone of all ages.
This adventure is very similar to mountain biking, except the tires are made much thicker to safely navigate through the now. It is also an activity that is limited to the Leavenworth Ski Hill bike trail. Enjoy a thrilling and unique ride that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping from beginning to end.
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