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!


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. 

  • "Super fun touring lesson with...Kevin van Bueren...drop into his shop in Mazama for your daily hit of joy. He and his crew are bliss-enablers." - Janet Fagan


Methow Valley Ski School & Rentals hosts one of the largest fleets of cross-country ski rentals in the Northwest. We will fit you to the perfect skate or classic set up for your desired experience. Ski right from our backdoor!

Whether you are a beginner or seasoned skier, one of Methow Valley Ski School & Rental’s 15 PSIA certified ski instructors can take your skiing to the next level. You will have fun while perfecting your skills, we guarantee it! 


Location: MAZAMA, WA


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!