All trailheads in the Echo Ridge Nordic Ski Area are plowed and open for parking. The Nordic trails follow numerous ridgetops that provide gently rolling terrain and scenic views on over twenty-five miles of winter trails. The Echo Ridge Nordic Ski Area is located 10 miles outside of the city of Chelan and is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Forest Service and the Lake Chelan Nordic Ski Club.
Ski passes are required for both ski and snowshoe trail use at Echo Ridge. Day passes are available on-site for $10.00 per adult. Passes are free for skiers or snowshoers age 17 or under. Season passes are available for $70.00 at the Chelan Ranger District office or online at www.lakechelannordic.org.
For additional information contact Chelan Ranger District at 509-682-4900 or stop by the office at 428 West Woodin Avenue in Chelan. Normal office hours are 7:45-11:30 AM and 12:30 - 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday. The Chelan Ranger District office will close at 11:30 PM on December 24 and will be closed all day on December 25 and 26 and January 1.