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Skiing in Bear Valley, Angels Camp, California USA

Vertical drop:
1900 feet/579.1 meters
Top Elevation:
8500 feet/2591 meters
Base Elevation:
6600 feet/2012 meters
Area:
1.680 acres/6.8 km²
Runs:
67
Bear Valley is a ski area located near Angels Camp, on highway 4 between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite approximately 3 hours southeast of Sacramento, California, USA.

Bear Valley is the perfect place for skiing. Vertical drop is 1900 ft/579.1 m. Top elevation is 8500 ft/2591 m and base elevation 6600 ft/2012 m. The area covers 1.680 ac/6.8 km² of skiable area with total 67 runs, of which 25% are for beginners, 40% for intermediates and 35% for advanced athletes.

It has a lift system of 10 lifts, 1 high speed quad, 2 triples, 5 doubles and 1 carpet lift. Average annual snowfall is 359 in/911.9 cm and snowmaking system covers about 100 ac/4 m² and a network of runs, served by 9 lifts. If you get tired of skiing, the base village includes hotels and spa, cabins, restaurants and a lot of shopping options.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Bay Area
164 miles/263.93 km, 3 hours 5 minutes
Follow I-880S to San Jose. Take the exit 31 for I-238 to I-580/Stockton/Fresno. Follow the signs for I-238/I-880/Castro Valley/Stockton Fresno and enter I-238 S. Enter I-580E. Go straight for I-205E. Enter I-5N. Take the exit California 4E to Downtown Stockton. Enter CA-4 E. Enter CA-4 E/CA-99 S. Take the exit 252B to enter CA-4 E to Farmington Rd. Turn right to CA-4 E/Farmington Rd. Go to CA-4 Bypass E/Angels Camp Bypass. Head straight for CA-4E. Turn left on Bear Valley Rd.
BY CAR FROM Central Valley
89.6 miles/144.2 km, 2 hours 4 minutes
Follow CA-108 E/E F St. Continue to follow CA-108E. Enter CA-49 N/W Stockton St. Turn left on CA-49 N/Golden Chain Highway N/S Washington St. Make an open right turn to Parrots Ferry Rd. Head straight to Parrots Ferry Rd. Turn right to CA-4E. Turn left on Bear Valley Rd.
BY CAR FROM Sacramento
125 miles/201.17km, 2 hours 41 minutes
Follow CA-99S. Take exit 273 to Liberty Rd. Turn left on Liberty Rd. Turn right to CA-88W. Turn left to CA-12E. Continue to CA-49 S/Golden Chain Highway S/W St Charles St. Turn left to CA-4 Bypass E/Angels Camp Bypass. Continue straight to CA-4E. Turn left on Bear Valley Rd.
BY AIR
Columbia Airport,
50.6 miles/81.433 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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