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Loup Loup
Location: Loup Loup Pass, Washington, US
Nearest city: Twisp, Washington (12 miles east)
Top elevation: 5280 ft (1610 m)
Base elevation: 4040 ft (1230 m)
Skiable area: 550 acres (2.2 km²)
Runs: 10
Longest run: 2 mi (3 km)
Lift system: 1 chair, 1 platter lift, 1 rope tow
Snow fall: 12.5 ft (3.8 m)
Web page: Ski the Loup

Loup Loup is a ski area located in the Methow Valley of Okanogan County, Washington, midway between the towns of Twisp and Omak on Highway 20. Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ... Twisp is a town located in Okanogan County, Washington. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A platter lift, or just platter, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... Okanogan County (pronounced ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Twisp is a town located in Okanogan County, Washington. ... Omak is a city located in Okanogan County, Washington in the Okanogan region. ... Legend Washington State Routes < Route 19 Route 20_Business > Washington State Route 20, Highway 20, SR-20, or The North Cascades Highway is a State Highway (Route) in Washington. ...


Loup Loup features a vertical rise of 1220 feet (370 m) to a top elevation of 5280 feet (1610 m) above sea level. Loup has 550 acres (2.2 km²) of alpine skiing area. The hill has 10 major runs, and 3 lifts, including a quad chair that was moved to Loup Loup from Crystal Mountain. Although small, Loup Loup is the only ski resort in the area to offer night skiing. The resort also includes a hill for tubing, tube rentals, 25 kilometers of groomed cross country skiing trails, and a half-pipe. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... Crystal Mountain is the largest ski resort in Washington, USA. Though it is primarily a day-use area, drawing users from the nearby Seattle and Portland, Oregon metropolitan areas, Crystal Mountain does provide some slopeside lodging in the form of two hotels and several rental cabins. ... Tubing behind a personal watercraft on the Mississippi River. ... Cross-country skiing (aka XC skiing) is an adventure and fitness activity as well as a competitive winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily in Europe and Canada. ... Halfpipe A halfpipe is a structure used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, freestyle BMX, or inline skating. ...


The ski area's season generally runs from late November or December until April, but is only open four days out of the week, and on holidays. Loup Loup offers ski and snowboard lessons, and rentals, and also children's programs.


Loup Loup has been recognized as a safe ski area with short lift lines, polite skiers and non-overpriced food [1].


References

  1. ^ Small ski areas east of the mountains offer laid-back alternatives, by Barry Truman, Seattle Post-Intelligencer January 5, 2006

The daily Seattle Post-Intelligencer is the second leading newspaper in Seattle, Washington, United States. ...

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