Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada Guide Book

by Martha Perantoni (Falcon Guides)
Ski and Snowboard Californiaand39;s Sierra Nevada  by Martha Perantoni

400pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0762712422

Explore 40 alpine resorts, snowboarding parks, Nordic touring centers, and other backcountry winter sports playgrounds throughout the Sierras - including Northern California, Lake Tahoe, Central Sierras, and Southern California. Containing lively, descriptive text, maps, historical information, activity guides, and more, this guide is ideal for families, travelers, and skiers and snowboarders of every ability. What you can expect from this book: comprehensive trail descriptions, from beginner to advanced; sweeping snowboard park and halfpipe roundups; other winter sports and adventures; extensive lodging, dining, travel tips, maps, and information for each resort and ski area.

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Trails from the "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: Alpine Meadows rests on the southeast edge of the 1.2 million-acre Tahoe National Forest. Elevations climb from around 1,500 feet in the western foothills to more than 9,000 feet at the Sierra Crest. ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Tahoe City, CA - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: When the Yosemite Park and Curry Company established the Yosemite Winter Club in 1928, the immediate result was the creation of a small ski hill and ski jump near Tenaya Creek Bridge. After the Wawona ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Mariposa, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Located in Bear Valley Village, Bear Valley Cross-country & Adventure Company (BVCC) offers 45 miles of groomed trails and an ample opportunity for off-piste ski touring. Owner Paul Petersen has devel ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Bear Valley, CA - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Maury Rasmussen, primary force behind Bear Valley, was an intrepid, do-anything, retired aircraft mechanic who developed a portable sawmill for his Calaveras County lumber business. Approached by loca ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Bear Valley, CA - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Located 90 miles due east of Los Angeles in the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Mountain resort offers some of the closest skiing to Southern California. Spanning three peaks over 8,000 feet, ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Big Bear Lake, CA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: One of the first Tahoe area ski resorts accessible from the West on Interstate 80, Boreal prides itself on being the first to open for the season (traditionally on Halloween) and set a new resort reco ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Truckee, CA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Located in the remote northeast kingdom of California is the two million-acre Modoc National Forest. Originally home to the Modoc, Northern Paiute, and Achomawi Native American tribes, the land was us ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Alturas, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Coppervale Ski Hill is located on the southern edge of the Lassen National Forest where the Sierra Nevada, the Cascades, the Modoc Plateau, and the Great Basin meet. Though the area is heavily logged ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Westwood, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: Diamond Peak began as the co-brainchild of Art Wood, a developer from Oklahoma , and Luggi Foeger, Austrian-born ski consultant, first Director of Badger Pass Ski School in Yosemite, and member of the ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Incline Village, NV - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Dodge Ridge sits on the edge of the million-acre Stanislaus National Forest, one of the oldest national forests in the country, home to the Merced and Tuolumne rivers and to the Carson-Iceberg, Emigra ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Pinecrest, CA - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: 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 speed, high-tech lifts, or expensive tickets. He respects the value ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Norden, CA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Located within Plumas-Eureka State Park and the million acre Plumas National Forest, the east side of Eureka Peak yielded 62 miles of mining shafts following the pursuit of gold veins in 1851. For obv ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Graeagle, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Originally known as Bijou Ski Run, Chris Kuraisa purchased the two-rope tow area for $1,950 and the surrounding property for $3,750 to encourage business at his sports shop. Lift tickets sold for $1 i ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Fishing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Homewood is the only resort located on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, the last portion of the lake that remains primarily undeveloped. Though this region may not fall into the category of destination resort ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Homewood, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: 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 in for a visual treat. Located in the Inyo National Forest north ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
June Lake, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts
... Preview: Kirkwood Cross-Country is unique in its remoteness. Nestled in the heart of the Eldorado National Forest and at the southern tip of the Desolation Wilderness, the area is often overlooked by all but t ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Kirkwood, CA - Ski Resorts
... Preview: Voted one of the top ten ski resorts in North America, sporting the best Tahoe powder, and the highest base elevation in California, Kirkwood offers some of the best vertical and freeride terrain in t ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Kirkwood, CA - Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing - Trail Length:
... Preview: Located within the boundary of the Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Mountain is California’s most remote ski resort of its size. You won’t see cities, major airfields, industrial smokestacks, or a maze o ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Mammoth Lakes, CA - Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding,Cross-Country Skiing,Ski Resorts - Trail Length:
... Preview: Cross a destination mountain resort with a scout camp, add a generous dash of church social, and you’ll have an idea of what Montecito-Sequoia Resort is all about. If you’ve ever wanted the chance to ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Pinehurst, CA - Ski Resorts,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Since its change of ownership in 1997, Mountain High Resort has spent most of its time making big improvements on the hill. They started by adding their second high-speed quad that gets you to the top ... From the guidebook "Ski & Snowboard California's Sierra Nevada"
Wrightwood, CA - Ski Resorts