Selected Cross-Country Ski Areas in California (12/9/03)

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Selected Alpine Ski Resorts in California are listed at the end of the Nordic list

The web is full of sites containing valuable information for the mountaineer. My goal is to list the most informative and fascinating sites I can find. Please help keep these links up to date by suggesting new sites, address changes or identify any link not working. Please contact:

Badger Pass--Badger Pass at Yosemite National Park, P.O. Box 578, Yosemite, CA 95389, phone: (209) 372-1000, web page

Bear Valley Cross-Country--P.O. Box 5038, Bear Valley, CA 95223, phone (209) 753-2301 or (209) 753-2834, web page

Camp Richardson Resort--South Lake Tahoe (on Highway 89), CA, phone: (800) 766-4670

Eagle Mountain Nordic--Yuba Gap off Interstate 80, phone (530) 389-2254 or (800) 391-2254.

Kirkwood Cross-Country Center--P.O. Box 1, Kirkwood, CA 95646 (west of Carson Pass on Highway 88), phone: (530) 448-snow or (209) 258-7248, web page:

LakeView Cross Country--925 Country Club Drive, Tahoe City, CA, phone: (530) 583-9353.

Northstar at Tahoe Cross-Country--Highway 267 and Northstar Drive (southeast of Truckee), P.O. Box 129, Truckee, CA, Phone: (530) 562-2475 or (530) 562-3501 or (530) 562-1010, web page:

Rock Creek Winter Lodge--Route 1, Box 12, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, phone: (760) 935-4170.

Royal Gorge--located just off old Highway 40 near Norden, P.O. Box 1100, Soda Springs, CA 95728, phone: (530) 426-3871 or (800) 500-3871, web page

Shasta Ski Park and Cross-Country--Highway 89 between Mount Shasta City and McCloud, phone: (530) 926-8610 or (530) 926-4865 or (800) SKI-SHASTA.

Sierra Meadows Ranch--Mammoth Lakes, CA, phone: (760) 934-6161.

Sorensens Resort--Highway 88 and 89, Hope Valley, CA, (800) 423-9949 or (530) 694-2203.

Sponner Lake--12 miles south of Incline Village on Highway 28, near Spooner Summit, phone: (702) 887-8844 or (702) 749-5349.

Squaw Creek Cross Country--Olympic Valley, CA 96146 (located off of Highway 89), phone: (530) 583-6985 or (530) 581-6637 or (800) 327-3353.

Tahoe Donner--11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161, phone: (530) 587-9400 or 587-9411 or 587-9494

Tamarck Lodge--Mammoth Lakes, CA, phone: (760) 934-2442.

Tioga Pass Resort--located on the Tioga Pass Road just east of Tioga Pass, P.O. Box 307, Lee Vinning, CA 93541, phone (209) 372-4471 (October 15 through May 1, each year). In the heart of magnificint backcountry skiing in Yosemite. Depending on the snow line, it is a 3-6 mile ski into the lodge in the winter. When the Tioga Road opens in the spring, drive to the resort.

Yosemite Cross Country--also see Badger Pass at Yosemite National Park (209) 372-8844

SelectedAlpine Ski Resort in California and Nevada

Alpine Meadows--Lake Tahoe Region

Badger Pass--at Yosemite National Park

Bear Valley--Highway 4 south of Lake Tahoe Region

Boreal--Donner Summit on Interstate 80 at Norden

Diamond Peak--Incline Village, NV, Lake Tahoe Region

Dodge Ridge--east of Sonora in the central Sierra Nevada

Donner Ski Ranch--Donner Summit off Interstate 80 near Norden

Heavenly (Heavenly Valley)--Lake Tahoe Region

Homewood--Lake Tahoe Region

June Mountain--near Mammoth Lakes on the eastside of the Sierra Nevada

Kirkwood--Highway 88 south of Lake Tahoe

Mammoth Mountain--Mammoth Lakes on the eastside of the Sierra Nevada

Mount Baldy--Southern California

Mount Rose--near Reno and Lake Tahoe Region

Northstar-at-Tahoe (Northstar)--Lake Tahoe Region

Shasta Ski Park (Mount Shasta)--near Mount Shasta City

Sierra-at-Tahoe (Sierra Ski Ranch)--Lake Tahoe Region

Sierra Summit--east of Fresno in the Central Sierra Nevada

Snow Summit Mountain Resort--(Big Bear) Southern California

Snow Valley--Southern California

Squaw Valley USA--Lake Tahoe Region

Sugar Bowl--Donner Summit, Interstate 80--Lake Tahoe Region

Tahoe Donner--Lake Tahoe Region

Backcountry_Resource_Center--Paul Richins, Jr.

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