Winter at MHL
Mountain Home Road is closed in the winter due to it's 23% grade, thus the Lodge will transport you from our private parking area at the base of Mountain Home Road located just 1 mile from downtown Leavenworth. From there you will be transported 2.5 miles and a 1000 feet with a spectacular view of the Leavenworth valley in one of our custom vehicles. Here you will see why MHL is considered "Leavenworth's Destination Hotel"
Included In Your Room Rate
Transportationto and from the our Parking area.
Meals: During Winter your room rate includes all meals, starting with dinner which begins with complimentary fine wines and tantalizing appetizers such as wild mushroom strudel, basil crostini or tomato kalamata bruschetta. This is followed by an elegantly served three course dinner at your private table, featuring Chefs seasonal selection of such entrees as aged Angus beef tenderloin with horseradish bernaise, fresh salmon with champagne caviar sauce your dinner is completed with an exciting dessert A wide selection of premium wines and beers is available. Our chefs will be pleased to offer a creative solution to any dietary restrictions. A hearty breakfast featuring such treats as eggs benedict, pumpkin pancakes with cider syrup or mushroom- leek frittata, together with our very own granola, fresh fruit, fresh baked muffins, a selection of juices including delicious custom roasted Italian coffees. Lunches are also included either in our dining room, or specially packed for guests venturing out to hike, ski or snowshoe.
Equipment (Snowshoes, X/C Skies Boots & Poles, Sleds & Tubes): With our Atlas snow shoes or Rossignol x/c skies we have our 20 miles of trails designated for your adventure. Or you may wish to snowshoe up Wedge Mountain, approximately 17 miles in distance and over 3500' in elevation gain. With no snowparks to access the area, you will more than likely have the mountain to yourself. Enjoy the spectacular views of Leavenworth and the Columbia River Valley as your reward. Maybe sledding is more your speed. With over 1/4 mile in distance, you'll have plenty of speed.
1700’ Sledding hill providing sleds and tubes.
Perhaps a day of back country snowshoeing or cross country skiing sounds fun. First, our Chef will discuss your custom lunch and have it all ready for your departure. Our staff will transport you via snowmobile and trailer to Wedge Mountain (approx. 20-30 minutes). Here you can begin exploring the beautiful back country which surrounds Mountain Home Lodge and Leavenworth. We'll customize the distance to best suit your comfort level and snow conditions making sure that you arrive back in time to enjoy our Chefs wine and appetizers. Some guests may choose to snow sho,e others cross country; either way we'll have you taken care of. Please feel free to bring your equipment or we'll have our snow shoes and BC Cross Country skies waiting for you. The charge for this adventures is $100.00 per couple. Advance reservations are required.
These private tours are offerred at an additional cost and travel to elevations of over 5000’ and encompass over 30 miles. Tours arranged by advance reservations.