CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
Lakes and streams freeze over in the high-country. Rain turns to snow and the woods begin the annual transformation from greens to whites. Many trails that were easy passage in the summer become entirely different contours under feet of snow.
Skis become the ideal mode of pedestrian transport over this new mountain canvas.
Explore Western Washington Nordic Skiing Trail Systems and Shoulder-season back country ski routes below on this page.
TRAIL HEAD LOCATOR
“Extend your ski season finding snow at higher elevations in the spring.”
Cross Country Skiing:
You’ll Need One of These:
Annual Sno-Parks Permit with groomed trails stamp.
Treasure Trails, Junior Nordic
Eli Holmes Seattle, WA
Samuel Naney Seattle, WA
Martin Volken Northbend, WA
Spring Skiing Lodging
Other good spring routes include: