Nordic Skiing (LEAVENWORTH, LAKE CHELAN) – Join the thousands of Nordic enthusiasts, not to mention US Olympians, who flock to this amazing area to swish their way through beautiful country on one of several networks of Nordic skiing trails. No matter your level of ability, Washington’s Playground has the perfect trails for you. Leavenworth alone has over 26km of groomed skate and classic trails, some even lit at night to take your Nordic skiing experience to a whole new level! Join a group tour, or set out on your own. Don’t have your own skis? No problem! Get expert advice and rental equipment at a number of local outfitters. Lake Chelan’s Echo Ridge Nordic area is perched high above the valley floor, with views that stretch for miles. The area's dry climate can sometimes mean that Echo opens a little later than other areas, but when condition permit, Echo Ridge is a wonderful place to ski! Check their website for details and conditions.