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Skiing in Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Sonora, California USA

Season:
December to mid April
Vertical Drop:
1600 feet/487.7 meters
Average Snowfall:
300 - 500 inches/762 - 1.270 cm
Top elevation:
8200 feet/2499 meters
Base elevation:
6600 feet/2012 meters
Dodge Ridge ski resort is located near Pinecrest, Tuolumne County, California, USA. It is off of Highway 108 about 30 mi/48.2 km east of Sonora.

The resort is located in the Stanislaus National Forest. It is perfect for skiing, not only because of the snow, but also the location, as it is near to San Francisco Bay Area, Yosemite National Park and San Joaquin Valley.

Snowsport season starts from December to mid April. Vertical drop is 1600 ft/487.7 m and average snowfall reaches up to about 300 to 500 in/762 to 1.270 cm. Top elevation is 8200 ft/2499 m and base elevation 6600 ft/2012 m. Skiable area covers 852 ac/3.45 km² with 67 runs. From these runs, 20% are for beginners, 40% for intermediates and 40% for advanced athletes.

Longest run is Stagecoach, a 2 mi/3.2 long trail. There is a lift system of 12 lifts, 1 quad, 2 triples, 5 doubles, 4 surface lifts and 1 T-bar. Terrains are three, Progression, Stagecoach and Rocky’s Road. The resort doesn’t offer night skiing.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Bay Area
196 miles/315.43 km, 3 hours 47 minutes
Highway 108 connects Dodge Ridge to the San Francisco Bay Area via Interstate 580, Route 205 to Interstate 5 North. Merge onto Highway 120 East at exit 461, towards Manteca/Sonora. In Oakdale, turn left at F Street to merge with Highway 108 East towards Sonora and follow 108 for 60 miles to Pinecrest & Dodge Ridge turnoff.
BY CAR FROM Monterey Bay Area
200 miles/321.87 km, 4 hours 8 minutes
Take Pacheco Pass (Hwy 152) to Los Banos, Route 165 North to Turlock, Hwy 99 North to Modesto, Hwy 108 to Pinecrest & Dodge Ridge.
BY TRAIN

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

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