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Methow Valley
Ski School & Rentals


World-Class Experience

Boasting more than 120 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and spectacular beauty, the Methow Valley has become a mecca for cross country skiing and winter sports.  More US Cross Country Olympic athletes call this their home than anywhere else in the US for a reason!


Methow Valley Ski School & Rentals has been here since the establishment of the trail system. For more than 45 years, Methow Valley Ski School & Rentals (MVSSR) has been helping guests discover this world-class experience.  We strive to give you top-notch service, rental gear suited to your needs and unforgettable ski lessons. With one of the largest fleets of cross-country ski rentals in the Northwest be sure that we will fit you to the perfect skate or classic set up for your desired experience.


Location:  MAZAMA, WA


Ski right from our backdoor! Our shop is located at the "Mazama Junction" between the Mazama Trail Parking and the Mazama Store.  Parking, rentals, lessons, trails and treats are within a 1 minute walk.  



  • Rates apply to all Classic & Skate Ski sets, Snowshoes, Hoks Skis, Pulks

  • Sets include skis, boots, and poles.

  • Although we welcome reservations for the very busy periods, you can rest assure that we will never run out of gear.

  • All gear due back by 5PM last day or rental.

  • If you would like to exchange to another style, size or type, no problem. $5 fee per change applies.

  • Fees will be assessed for any damage caused by renter.

Gift Certificates Available




Our cross country ski experts at MVSSR will provide a quick, hot ski wax tailored to the conditions and minor repairs.

We have DIY supplies; glide wax, scrapers, brushes, irons, liquids waxes, kick waxes, skin care.

Forgot the basics? We have modestly priced gloves, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm and hand/toe warmers.

Hot Wax - Ready Next Day  $20

Hot Wax - Same Day  (when possible)

Minor Repairs - Hourly Rate

We offer HOT WAX PUNCH CARDS. After 10 waxes get 1 FREE.  Available for purchase in our ski shop.

Gift Certificates Available
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