Snowboarding in Badger Pass, Yosemite National Park, California USA

Lifts Capacity:
6.800 passengers/hour
Average snowfall:
300 inches/762 cm
Vertical drop:
800 feet/243.8 meters
Top elevation:
8000 feet/2438 meters
Badger Pass Ski Area is a small ski area which is located in Yosemite National Park, near Mariposa, California, USA.

Affordable, friendly and unpretentious, Badger Pass ski area has to offer a one of a kind stress free experience. If it is permitted by the conditions, you can enjoy the California sun and practice your favorite snow activities from mid-December to mid-March. The area is ideal for snowboarding.

It has a lift system of 5 lifts i.e. 1 triple chair, 3 double chairs and 1 surface lift. The lift capacity is 6.800 passengers/hour. It has one terrain park. There is also a fun, beginner, friendly terrain park that includes over 15 snowboard features and a lot of room to learn new maneuvers.

Snowfall is 300 in/762 cm and vertical drop is at 800 ft/243.8 m. Top elevation is at 8000 ft/2438 m and base elevation at 7200 ft/2195 m. Skiable area covers 90 ac/0.36 km² and the longest run is 0.4 mi/0.6 km. The runs are 10 in total, of which 35% easiest, 50% more difficult and 15% most difficult. Average temperature ranges from 30 to 60°F/-1.1 to 15.5°C.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM San Francisco
195 miles 313.82 km, 3 hours 54 minutes
Take the Oakland-Bay Bridge (Highway 80 East). Take Highway 580 east, following signs for Tracy/Stockton to Highway 205. Follow Highway 205 to Highway 120. Take Highway 120 into Yosemite National Park.
BY CAR FROM Las Vegas, Nevada
372 miles/598.68 km, 6 hours 27 minutes
Take US-95 N for 170 +/- miles. Near Forks Station, turn LEFT onto NV-266 and follow for 50+ miles at which point it becomes NV-264 (shortly after entering California). Stay on NV-264 until reaching US 6. Turn LEFT onto US-6 (West toward Benton and Bishop) and follow for 23+ miles. Take exit onto CA-120 in Benton. Follow CA-120 to Highway 395 N. Follow Highway 395N/CA-120 to Lee Vining where you will exit Highway 395 and continue on Highway 120 into Yosemite National Park. (Portions of Highway 120 may be closed seasonally).
BY CAR FROM Sacramento
170 miles/273.59 km, 3 hours 35 minutes
Take Highway 99 South to Manteca. Exit onto Highway 120 East in Manteca and follow directly into Yosemite.
BY CAR FROM Los Angeles
340 miles/547.18 km, 6 hours 9 minutes
Follow Interstate 5 North towards Bakersfield. Just beyond the Grapevine towards Bakersfield, follow Highway 99 North to Fresno. From Fresno, follow Highway 41 to Yosemite Valley.
Fresno/Yosemite International Airport (FAT),
125 miles/201.17 km

Amtrack  Trains serve San Diego, Los Angeles, Fresno, San Jose, San Francisco and Sacramento to and from Merced/Riverbank and connect with VIA bus lines for direct luxury motor-coach into Yosemite Valley. Fares include the bus travel and the park entrance fee. For fares, schedules and information visit the following links.


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