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Nordic Lodges
in the Mtn. Backcountry

Southern California

 Grapevine Los Padres NF  frazier snowLos Padresmount pinospmc cabins Lodging:
Pine Mountain
Mount Pinos
Forest Service Rd.# 21W02
Los Pades National Forest
805-245-3731 NF hdqrtrs.
   
 Alta Sierrakern canyonSequoia mountainsalta sierrakern cabins Lodging:
Alta Sierra
Alta Sierra Ski
Shirley Meadows

1600 Rancheria Rd.
Hwy 155, W of Alta Sierra
760-376-4186
2 Lifts
 

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West / Central Sierrasnow ski

 Bear Valley stanisluas Lodging:
Bear Valley
Bear Valley Ski
Hwy.4, P.O. Box 5038
Bear Valley, 95223
209-753-2301
11 Lifts
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Stanislaus
     
Grapevine Los Padres NF  frazier mountain skisnow skiwinter socal Lodging:
Pine Mountain Club
Mount Pinos
Forest Service Rd.# 21W02
Los Pades National Forest
805/245-3731 NF hdqrtrs.
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Sequoia Sequoia wintercross countryNational Park skiSequoia ski  
Montecito-Sequoia
Cross Country
Forest Service Rd.# M465
Sequoia NF Hume Lake Distr.
209/338-2251
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Alta Sierra Heightsshirley mdwsmts kern canyonmountain mapslodging kerncabins Lodging:
Alta Sierra
Alta Sierra Ski
Shirley Meadows

1600 Rancheria Rd.
Hwy.155, W of Alta Sierra
760-376-4186
2 Lifts
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 Yosemite yosemite villagesierra forestsNational Park skiingsnowski sierrayosmite ski Lodging:
Yosemite
Badger Pass
Hwy 41 & Glacier Point Road
209-372-1330
209-372-1338
5 Lifts
Yosemite Cross Country
Hwy 41 & Glacier Point Road
Glacier Point Alpine Hut
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Eastern Sierraski maps

  Mammoth mammoth skiingsierra ski resortsEastern Sierra skimamoth Lodging:
Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Mountain
Hwy 203, W of Hwy 395
888-4MAMMOTH
760-934-2571
30 Lifts
Sierra Meadows Ranch
1 Sherwin Creek Rd.
760-934-6161
Tamarack
760-934-2442
     
 Tom's Place toms placeEastern Sierra mapsrock creekcrowley Lodging:
Bishop
Mammoth Lakes
Rock Creek Lodge
760-935-4170
760-935-4172
760-935-4452
Rock Creek Raod, W off Hwy 395
North of Bishop, CA

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Tahoe Area

Lake Tahoe tahoe resortssnow ski tahoeXC skitahoe ski Lodging:
Lake Tahoe
Bear River Lake Resort
off of Hwy 88
530-581-8374
Camp Richardson
530-542-6584
Eagle Mountain
off Hwy 80 near Lake Valley Res.
800-391-2254
Hope Valley
Hwy.88 E of Kirkwood
530-694-2266
530/ 694-2203
800-423-9949
near Sorenson's
Kirkwood Ski Resort
Cross-Country
209-258-7248
set in an alpine village 30 mi.
S of the Lake Tahoe.
Lakeview
530-583-9353
LT Winter Sports
530-577-2940
Northstar-at-Tahoe
Hwy 267, N of jct Hwy 28
530-562-2475
9 Lifts
Royal Gorge
South of Serene Lakes
800-500-3871
800-666-3871 in N California
530-426-3871
Spooner Lake
Hwy 50, Lake Tahoe, NV
702-749-5349
Squaw Valley
off Hwy 89 @ Olympic Valley
916-583-6300
Strawberry  Cross Country
Hwy 50, W of South Lake Tahoe
Kyburtz
Tahoe Donner
Hwy.80 W of Truckee
530-587-9484
Tahoe Nordic
Hwy 80, W of Truckee
530-583-0484

Northern California
Mount Shasta Ski Park
104 Siskiyou Ave
Hwy 89 & Ski Park Hwy
530/926-8686
530/926-8610
4 Lifts
Lassen




cross country areas by county California

Alpine CountyCalifornia Forest Maps

CARSON PASS
Hwy. 88 at Carson Pass, 60 miles east of Jackson. Very popular cross-country ski area.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 209-295-4251

STANISLAUS
Hwy. 4, 50 miles east of Angels Camp. Excellent cross-country skiing.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 209-532-3671

MEISS MEADOW
Hwy. 88, 1/4 mile west of Carson Pass. Very popular cross-country ski area.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 209-295-4251

El Dorado County

mountain cabin rentals CaliforniaECHO SUMMIT
Hwy. 50, on south side, at Echo Summit. Crowded weekends/holidays.
info: 530/ 659-0744

IRON MOUNTAIN
Hwy. 88, 40 miles east of Jackson on Mormon-Emigrant Trail Road. Excellent groomed snowmobile trails; fair cross-country skiing.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 209/ 295-4251

TAYLOR CREEK
West side of Hwy. 89 near Camp Richardson. Cross-country skiing to Fallen Leaf Lake.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 530/ 573-2600

Fresno County

BALSAM MEADOWS
North side of Hwy. 168, 60 miles northeast of Fresno. Best snow play area on Hwy. 168; No snowmobiles. Ample parking.

TAMARACK
South side of Hwy. 168, 68 miles northeast of Fresno. Cross-country skiing.

COYOTE
North side of Hwy. 168, 68 miles northeast of Fresno.
Good cross-country ski area; Sled slope.

EASTWOOD
Hwy. 168, 75 miles northeast of Fresno, at Huntington Lake Road. Groomed snowmobile trails; cross-country skiing.

HUNTINGTON LAKE
Huntington Lake Road, 3 miles past Eastwood Sno-Park. Groomed snowmobile trails; cross-country skiing.

Mono County

Rock Creek
Off Hwy. 395, 25 miles north of Bishop (7 miles up from Tom's Place). Excellent cross-country skiing. No snowmobiles. Good snow play; no sled slope. Permits may be purchased at the site.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 760/ 873-2500

SNO-PARKS ON HIGHWAY 168
For information on the following five Sno-Parks on Highway-168, call the Pineridge Ranger District
209/ -855-5360. Open every day from 8:30am to 4:30pm

NeCalifornia Forest Mapsvada County

YUBA GAP
Hwy. I-80, Yuba Gap exit; south of freeway, at National American Snowflower Campground.
Small fee for cross-country ski trails.
info: available at Store, Sno-Park permits 530/ 389-8241

DONNER SUMMIT
Hwy. I-80, Castle Peak exit, on frontage road south of freeway, just beyond Boreal Inn. Trails are on north side of freeway. Very popular cross-country ski area. Crowded on weekends. Avalanche and rock fall danger on steeper slopes.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 530/ 587-3558
Sno-Park permits available @Boreal Inn

DONNER LAKE
Hwy. I-80, Donner Lake exit, on Donner Pass Road at Donner Memorial State Park, next
to Emigrant Trail Museum. Marked ski trails to Donner Lake and Donner Party Historic Sites.
info: available at the museum, Sno-Park permits / local information, 530/ 582-7892

Placer County

BLACKWOOD CANYON
West side of Hwy. 89, three miles south of Tahoe City. Avoid steeper terrain on south
side of canyon due to avalanche danger. Cross-country skiing; snowmobiling.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 530/ 573-2600

Sierra County

YUBA PASS
South side of Hwy. 49 at Yuba Pass. Cross-country ski trails north of highway.
Extensive groomed snowmobile trails.
info: U.S. Forest Service, 530/ 994-3401





Nordic Lodges of the Sierra Nevada

Backcountry skiers can stay overnight in some of the back country lodges or alpine huts located throughout the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
Lessons & tours are also available.

Alpine Skills International
916/426-9108
Clair Tappan Lodge
916/426-3632
Eagle Mtn.Nordic
916/389-2254
Montecito-Sequoia
800/227-9900
Sequoia Giant Forest
209/561-3314
Sequoia Grant Grove
209/561-3314


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