Love skiing? You’ve come to the right place! The Riverside Properties are located between two major ski areas, and Leavenworth boasts it’s very own Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, which, though small, has miles of cross-country skiing trails and a tubing hill.
About the Mountain: Located on the crest of the Cascade Mountains, Stevens Pass is a powder hound’s dream, averaging 460″ of snowfall each year. 10 lifts service 1,125 acres of ski able terrain, including 37 major runs and numerous bowls, glades and faces. Stevens also offers night skiing 5 nights a week.
Distance from Riverside Properties: 36 miles (40 minutes by car)
Mission Ridge: Want to play in the snow without the crowds? Mission Ridge is for you.
About the Mountain: Located on the eastern edge of the Cascades, Mission Ridge is a hidden gem that’s been voted Washington’s favorite ski area the last two seasons. About an hour’s drive from Riverside Properties, the mountain features some amazing views of the Columbia River basin and boasts almost 300 days of sunshine (expect less snow and more bluebird days). Five lifts service 2,000 acres of ski able terrain and 36 designated runs.
Distance from Riverside Properties: 35 miles (50 minutes by car)
About the Ski Hill: Leavenworth’s “home town hill” is a fun spot to spend the day for families who just want to enjoy the snow. The ski hill has a tubing hill, 2 rope tows and 2 beginner runs that are great for learning to ski or snowboard. The Ski Hill also boast more than 7km of nordic trails. The Ski Hill hosts free events throughout the winter such as a snowshoe demo – and spectators are always welcome at the Alpine races, Nordic races and ski jumping tournaments.
Distance from Riverside Properties: 2 miles (6 minutes by car)