There’s nothing quite like the view of Washington’s serene snow-clad mountains in winter. If winter is your favorite time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, then you’ll love a trip to the beautiful Mission Ridge Ski Resort in Wenatchee, Washington! Enjoy skiing, comfortable accommodations and the stunning scenery when you visit this lovely Wenatchee mountain resort.
Mission Ridge Activities
Obviously, skiing is the most popular activity at Wenatchee’s Mission Ridge Ski Resort. The beautiful surrounding area consistently receives perfect powdery snow, making this place a great option for your next ski vacation. There are nearly 40 designated runs over the 2,000 acres that make up the ski zone at Mission Ridge. Of course, this includes runs of all skill levels, from the bunny slopes to an exhilarating 2,250 foot vertical drop.
For the adrenaline junkie, a favorite Mission Ridge activity is snowboarding. If those skis aren’t fast enough for you, a snowboarding adventure is just what you need!
Mission Ridge Ski Resort also offers ski and snowboard lessons for both children and adults. You can choose from private lessons, group lessons, and multi-week lessons.
Mission Ridge In The Summer
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun at Mission Ridge Ski Resort! In fact, there are even more fun activities to choose from during the warm months. Bike or jog in the area to get a look at the mountainous environs of the resort. You can also take a hiking excursion up the slopes of the mountain to get in touch with nature and escape from the city for a while. The highlight of a summer trip, for many visitors, is a chance to experience a ride in the ski lift up the mountain.
How To Get There
You can drive to Mission Ridge Ski Resort, or you can take a bus. The resort is located near Wenatchee. If you prefer to park your car in town, you can get a complementary shuttle to the resort from Wenatchee. To get to Mission Ridge on your own, all you have to do is follow the signs from town.
If You Go
In general, Mission Ridge Ski Resort is open weekends and some week days, but this depends on the month. You should check the website to find out about specific days and special events. With COVID-19 it’s likely they’ll have new protocols if they are to open during the season.
If you don’t have your own equipment, you can rent most ski equipment at the resort, and costs range in price based on the package and time of day. Daycare has been available for kids ages three months to six years, but check before you go. There’s something for everyone at this mountain ski resort!
Photos by: Mission Ridge