Fat Biking

Winter is no time to put away the bike....Fat Bike this winter!   

MVSTAWinterFatBikeRidingRainyLake.jpgThe thrill of cycling in the incredible scenery of the Methow Valley continues all through the winter with fat biking. The Methow Valley leads the nation with dedicated, groomed fat bike trails.  

Methow Trails allows fat biking on a variety of cross-country ski trails. Fat biking trails also exist at Pearrygin Lake State park and the adjacent Department of Wildlife land.  Fat biking is also allowed on 23 kilometers of trails at the Loup Loup Ski Bowl Nordic area.  More information on fat biking can be found on the Methow Trails website.

Fat bikes are available for rent at Methow Cycle and Sport in Winthro.  If you are a cyclist, than fat biking must be added to your bucket list!  You will not believe the fun!  



Phone: 509-996-3645
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Address: 29 State Route 20
Winthrop, WA 98862

Methow Cycle and Sport, LLC

Methow Cycle & Sport is the premier full service bicycle and ski shop located in in the heart of the Methow Valley. Our shop is just 1/4 mile west of the four-way stop in Winthrop. We are proud to offer the best products, service and knowledge for a wide range of cyclist and skiers. We also have the best rental fleet in the Valley and can assist you with finding just the right gear.

Phone: 509-996-3287
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Address: PO Box 147
Winthrop, WA 98862

Methow Trails

Methow Trails maintains and operates the Nation's largest cross-country ski area. The Methow Valley trail system includes over 120 miles of cross country ski trails in the winter months, and is recognized as one of the finest trail systems in North America for nordic skiing, mountain biking, trail running, horseback riding and hiking. Methow Trails is a non-profit organization with the mission of connecting users to the special nature of the Methow Valley and support community vitality.

Phone: 509-996-3480
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Address: 222 Riverside Ave
Winthrop, WA 98862

Cascades Outdoor Store

All of the clothing and equipment we carry for trail runners, hikers, backpackers and skiers is hand-picked. We are an authorized dealer for Rossignol cross country skis, both skate and classic, and also offer ski rentals, fat bike rentals and Methow Trails passes. The store is owned by long distance hikers and staffed by outdoor enthusiasts. We look forward to seeing you before or after your next adventure!

Phone: 509-996-2515
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Address: 50 Lost River Road Mazama
Mazama, WA 98833

Goat's Beard Mountain Supplies

Nestled in the heart of Mazama, the Goat’s Beard is “the place” to outfit yourself for backcountry skiing and rock climbing. In addition, we carry a full array of gear for whatever your next outdoor adventure might be. We also have an excellent selection of lifestyle clothing perfectly curated for your mountain-to-valley life. Our knowledgeable and active staff are happy to help you with any information you need to enjoy the majestic Methow. Come on in and check us out!

Phone: 509-557-3401
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Address: 97 FS 4200 100 Road

Loup Loup Ski Bowl

Washington State's best kept alpine secret. 1,240 vertical feet with 10 cut runs on Little Buck Mountain for alpine skiing and snowboarding. 23k of groomed track set Nordic trails which are open for classic skiing, skate skiing and fat biking. The Loup Loup Tubing Hill is also a popular destination for the whole family.