Best Northern California Ski Resorts and Ski Areas

Top Northern California Ski Resorts and Ski Areas
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4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 1. Mount Rose - Ski Tahoe Ski Vacation
Mt. Rose was discovered in the early 1930s when members of the Reno Ski Club, including local historian Bill Berry and Squaw Valley ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Reno, NV - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars 2. Heavenly Ski Resort Ski Vacation
Originally known as Bijou Ski Run, Chris Kuraisa purchased the two-rope tow area for $1,950 and the surrounding property for $3,750 ...
Published by Falcon Publishing South Lake Tahoe, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

3. Dodge Ridge Wintersports Area Ski Vacation
Dodge Ridge sits on the edge of the million-acre Stanislaus National Forest, one of the oldest national forests in the country, home ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Pinecrest, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4. Sierra Summit Mountain Resort Ski Vacation
Sierra Summit Mountain Resort is located in the heart of the Sierra National Forest, part of the longest block of wild lands in the ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Lakeshore, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 5. Alpine Meadows Ski Resort Ski Vacation
Alpine Meadows rests on the southeast edge of the 1.2 million-acre Tahoe National Forest. Elevations climb from around 1,500 feet ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Tahoe City, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

6. Badger Pass Ski Resort Ski Vacation
When the Yosemite Park and Curry Company established the Yosemite Winter Club in 1928, the immediate result was the creation of a ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Mariposa, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

7. Cedar Pass Snow Park Ski Vacation
Located in the remote northeast kingdom of California is the two million-acre Modoc National Forest. Originally home to the Modoc, ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Alturas, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

8. Boreal Mountain Resort Ski Vacation
One of the first Tahoe area ski resorts accessible from the West on Interstate 80, Boreal prides itself on being the first to open ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Truckee, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 9. Kirkwood Mountain Resort Ski Vacation
Bud Klein, former U.S. Volleyball Team member for the 1956 Pan-Am games, stumbled upon the Kirkwood region while visiting a friend’s ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Kirkwood, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 10. Diamond Peak Resort Ski Vacation
Diamond Peak began as the co-brainchild of Art Wood, a developer from Oklahoma , and Luggi Foeger, Austrian-born ski consultant, first ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Incline Village, NV - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

11. Soda Springs Winter Resort Ski Vacation
Big fun, small price is the Soda Springs motto. Known as California’s largest snow tubing resort, Soda Springs is also the first Tahoe ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Truckee, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 12. Mammoth Mountain Ski Vacation
Located within the boundary of the Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Mountain is California’s most remote ski resort of its size. Summiting ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Mammoth Lakes, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 13. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Ski Vacation
Mammoth says it all. Its broad-shouldered conical peak sits just over 11,000 ft in elevation, and gets covered with some of the deepest ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Mammoth Lakes, CA - Fodor's Skiing USA

14. Bear Valley Mountain Resort Ski Vacation
Maury Rasmussen, primary force behind Bear Valley, was an intrepid, do-anything, retired aircraft mechanic who developed a portable ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Bear Valley, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 15. Donner Ski Ranch Ski Vacation
Opened in 1937, Donner Ski Ranch prides itself on its simplicity. Owner Norm Sayler wants to offer an area for skiers who don’t need ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Norden, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 16. Sugar Bowl Ski Resort Ski Vacation
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort was a dream that came true for two Austrian immigrants, Bill Klein and Hannes Schroll. Schroll, Director of ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Norden, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

17. Coppervale Ski Hill Ski Vacation
Coppervale Ski Hill is located on the southern edge of the Lassen National Forest where the Sierra Nevada, the Cascades, the Modoc ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Westwood, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 18. Homewood Mountain Resort Ski Vacation
Homewood is the only resort located on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, the last portion of the lake that remains primarily undeveloped. Though ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Homewood, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 19. Tahoe-Donner Ski Resort Ski Vacation
One of several ski areas lining the Interstate 80 corridor through Emigrant Gap and Donner Pass, Tahoe-Donner is the last of the string ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Truckee, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

20. June Mountain Ski Vacation
If you’ve seen the Dachsteingruppe of the Austrian Alps, you’ll recognize the similar terrain at June Mountain. If you haven’t, you’re ...
Published by Falcon Publishing June Lake, CA - Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada

 
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