Loup Loup Ski Bowl

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Loup Loup
From the "Double Z" ski run at Loup Loup Ski Area
From the "Double Z" ski run at Loup Loup Ski Area
Location Loup Loup Pass, Okanogan County, Washington, USA
Nearest city Twisp, Washington (12 miles east)
Coordinates 48°23′41″N 119°54′46″W / 48.39472°N 119.91278°W / 48.39472; -119.91278Coordinates: 48°23′41″N 119°54′46″W / 48.39472°N 119.91278°W / 48.39472; -119.91278
Top elevation 5280 ft (1610 m)
Base elevation 4040 ft (1230 m)
Skiable area 550 acres (2.2 km²)
Runs 10
Longest run 2 mi (3 km)
Lift system 1 chair, 1 platter lift, 1 rope tow
Snowfall 12.5 ft (3.8 m)
Website Ski the Loup

Loup Loup Ski Bowl is a ski area located in the Methow Valley of Okanogan County, Washington, midway between the towns of Twisp and Omak on Highway 20.

The ski area's season generally runs from late November or December until April, but is only open four days out of the week, and on holidays. Loup Loup offers ski and snowboard lessons, rentals, and also children's programs.

Loup Loup has been recognized as a safe ski area with short lift lines, polite skiers, and reasonably priced food by Seattle Post-Intelligencer.[1]

Alpine Skiing[edit]

Loup Loup features a vertical rise of 1220 feet (370 m) to a top elevation of 5280 feet (1610 m) above sea level. Loup has 550 acres (2.2 km²) of alpine skiing area. The hill has 10 major runs, and 3 lifts, including a quad chair that was moved to Loup Loup from Crystal Mountain. The mountain is operated by a non-profit ski education foundation with a board of fifteen volunteers.

Cross-Country Skiing[edit]

From the base area, 23 km of cross country trails are accessible, with another 50 km of trails maintained by Washington State Parks nearby.

Other Activities[edit]

A walk-up tubing hill is located at the base of the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Small ski areas east of the mountains offer laid-back alternatives, by Barry Truman, Seattle Post-Intelligencer January 5, 2006

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