News from the Loup

Loup Loup Ski Bowl is closed for the season as of March 15th. Thanks everyone for a great season!

4/29 Update
We hope everyone is well and safe during these challenging times. We are continuing to prepare for the 2020-21 season even with all the uncertainty doing routine maintenance, working on the lifts, and developing contingency plans for various scenarios of social distancing.

In the event that the Loup is unable to open at for the 2020/21 ski season, passholders would have their season passes credited in full for the following season and not be subject to any potential price increases. Pass sales are critical to supporting your local ski hill through the summer and fall until we can generate revenue again in the winter.

Help us build the new Loup Lodge!

GoFundMe Community Challenge

Fifty years ago the Wolf Den Lodge was built to get people out of the elements, and give them a place to have a meal and warm up before the next run. The time has come to replace the Lodge, and refresh the school, rental, and repair facilities, too.

Go Fund Me Every dollar counts and moves us closer to our goal of a new Lodge for Winter 2020/21. Please click the GoFundMe button and support the Loup with your “Community Challenge” donation.

For other ways to give, please visit The Next 50 Campaign.

Giving Youth a Lift For the Future

The Loup ski area is operated by the Loup Loup Ski Education Foundation and is one of only a small handful of nonprofit-run ski areas in the country.

With a small dedicated staff and a strong cadre of volunteers, the Loup sets an example of community involvement as a shared value for the region’s youth.

View/download The Next 50 Campaign Fact Sheet

Little Buck Mountain

Please check our Conditions page or The Mountain page for additional mountain updates.

Wild Wolf Tube Hill
Learn about our In-Season Uphill Policy

NOTE: Uphill and downhill travel on Little Buck Mountain is prohibited, except as written in our Uphill Policy.

Bear Mountain Luge Experience

Loup Loup was excited to introduce Luge Sledding to the Northwest last season and is indeed the very first area in the Western U.S. to offer Luge Sledding.

Snowcat service to the Upper Bear Mountain trail system provides access for Luge sledders, featuring a ride up of 5 km and more than 1200’ of elevation gain. The Bear Mountain trails are accessible from the Loup Loup parking lot, allowing for Luge sledders to ride more than 12 km of groomed trails.

Visit the Bear Mountain Luge Experience page for details.

Sledding for grown-ups | The Seattle Times

Luge SleddingYou’ve seen it during the Winter Olympics, but did you know that recreational luge sledding is a thing? With a new run at the Methow Valley’s Loup Loup Ski Bowl, writer Jeff Layton put it to the test. The result? A real-life game of Mario Kart that’s surprisingly kid-friendly.

Read the story