Come outside and have fun on cross country skis!
It's time for the 4th annual Methow Valley Ski for Women! This community event, taking place in Mazama on Sunday February 5th, is designed for participation by women and girls of all ages and skiing abilities. Participation is by donation only: all proceeds and donations will benefit Room One, our Valley’s own health and social service center. Trail fees are waived by Methow Trails for event participants and reduced rental rates are available.
The only requirement: COME READY FOR FUN! See below for more details about skiing events and more!
Attendees can participate individually or as part of a team in one of the following events:
- 1 km girls' race
- 3 km competitive race
- 1 km & 3 km fun ski
- and, games!
Prizes will be awarded to the winner of the competitive race and the relay race, as well as for best costume. Bring your creativity and come in costume, this year's theme is Disney or fantasy characters!
Never skied before? This event is for you! At Methow Valley Ski for Women, volunteer instructors will be available to teach you the basics and get you skiing.
Need equipment to participate? Don Portman's Mazama Ski School offering skis, boots and poles available to those in need of equipment for rental rate of $10.00/person.
Does skiing make you hungry? The Mazama Community Center will be offering hot drinks and cookies immediately following the ski. Prizes for race winners and the best costumes will also be awarded. Afterward, head over to the Freestone Inn for a free lunch for participants.
Come enjoy fresh air and fun skiing for a great cause in the Methow Valley!
Schedule of Events: Sunday February 5th
9:00 – Registration at the Mazama Community Center, located just off the Mazama trailhead parking lot
9:00 - Ski rentals available at the ski rental shop at the Mazama Junction
10:00 – Ski lesson - South end of the trailhead parking lot, behind the Mazama Community Center
10:30-12:30 – Events
12:30 – Hot beverages, cookies & prizes at the Mazama Community Center
12:45 – Lunch at the Freestone Inn
Attendees can register the day of the event beginning at 9:00. Attendees are encouraged to print and complete registration and waiver forms in advance and bring them with you to the event. Download registration & waiver form now
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