California Ski Resorts
From Bakersfield Via 178
Take 178 East through the Kern River canyon and take the 155/Wofford Heights exit. Follow the signs to Wofford Heights. Once in Wofford Heights make a left on SR155 and then turn left on Rancheria Rd.
From Bakersfield Via Glennville
Take Airport Drive north. Airport Drive will turn into Granite Road. Follow signs to Glenville/Woody. Once in Glennville take SR155 East and turn right on Rancheria Rd.
Take 65 South to SR155. Take SR155 East and turn right on Rancheria Rd.
Brewer Creek Trailhead
Brewer Creek is reached by taking US 97 north from Weed. 12 miles after Weed, turn right on Forest Service Road 19. Go more than 10 miles down this road, where you join with Forest Service Road 31 for a short period. Then, go right onto Road 42N02. After around 2.5 miles turn left onto 42N10, and take this to the trailhead at the end.
Bunny Flat Trailhead
(41.35379° N, 122.23327° W)
The Sierra Club Lodge approach via Bunny Flat is the most popular approach. Avalanche Gulch, Old Ski Bowl, Sargents Ridge, Green Butte Ridge, Casaval Ridge and Cascade Gulch are accessible from Bunny Flat. From Interstate 5 in Mount Shasta City take the central Mount Shasta exit onto West Lake Street and continue about a mile until it bears left and becomes N Washington Drive. The road soon turns into Everitt Memorial Highway and leads directly to Bunny Flat at elevation 6950 feet, 12 miles from the interstate. From the trailhead take a two mile trail to Horse Camp (7900 ft) for all Bunny Flat routes except Green Butte and Sargent’s Ridge.
Clear Creek Trailhead
(41.36561° N, 122.12745° W)
To reach the Clear Creek Trailhead take the McCloud exit off Interstate 5 onto Highway 89 just south of Mount Shasta City. Head east on Highway 89 for 13 miles and turn left onto Pilgrim Creek Road (3 miles past McCloud). Follow Pilgrim Creek Road north for 5 miles and turn left onto Widow Springs Road (Forest Road 41N15). After another 5 miles on Widow Springs Road cross over Forest Road 31 where the road changes to 41N61. After another half mile the road turns right, then left again one mile from Forest Road 31. Continue to the trailhead at the end of the road (about 8 miles from Pilgrim Creek Road and 13 miles from Highway 89).
(41.45841° N, 122.21615° W)
From Interstate 5 in Weed head northeast on Highway 97 for 12 miles until reaching Bolam Road (aka Forest Service Road 4321). On Bolam Road keep right at 0.3 miles and cross over railroad tracks 1.7 miles from Highway 97. Turn left 2.3 miles from Highway 97 onto Bolam Logging Road. Follow the main road here as various spurs are passed. The road splits into 2-3 forks after about 4 miles, soon coming back together (none of choices are very good… quite brushy here). Keep right at junctions 4.8 and 5.1 miles from Highway 97. Continue on the sometimes rough, sometimes not, logging road keeping left at 6.7 miles, right at 7.1 miles, left at 7.5 miles, and right at 7.7 miles from the highway. The end of the road is reached at the trailhead about 8.5 miles in.
North Gate Trailhead
(41.46840° N, 122.17401° W)
From Interstate 5 in Weed head northeast on Highway 97 for 15 miles until reaching Military Pass Road. Follow Military Pass Road for 3.6 miles to a junction with Andesite Logging Road and bear right as indicated by road signs. Continue on Andesite Logging Road for approximately five miles passing several forks and junctions en route to the trailhead. The drive is well signed from Military Pass Road and drivers should have no issue navigating the route (other than the rough terrain and possible bump of the oil pan).
Whitney Falls Trailhead
Bolam/Whitney Creek is approached by taking US 97 north from Weed, then right on Road 43N21 (before US97 intersects with A12). Stay on Road 43N21 until its end.
Mt. Shasta Nordic
25 km of groomed trails, for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowshoes are allowed on the groomed trails, so long as snowshoers stay the very edge to maintain good skate skiing conditions.
North America's largest cross country ski resort with more than 9,000 acres of skiing terrain. Soda Springs, California. We are the ideal place to enjoy fresh mountain air.
Royal Gorge Cross Country
Sierra-at-Tahoe is located in Twin Bridges, California 12 miles west of South Lake Tahoe. It is known for being a family oriented resort with some of Lake Tahoe's best beginner terrain. Skiers and boarders can get amazing runs through old-growth trees.
Sierra at Tahoe
Snow Summit's offers a wide variety of interconnecting runs for all ski levels. Located at Big Bear Lake, California. Check out videos, live web cams and pics of the day
Snow Summit Mountain Resort
Located in Southern California's San Bernardino Mountains, the resort is just minutes from Lake Arrowhead and Running Springs
Ski, board and tube park in the Northern Sierra, California. Soda Springs, especially to families promotes this unique experience that happens when a family takes the day off to play together
Squaw Valley Ski Resort is one of the largest ski areas in the United States and attracts visitors from all over the world. It's located in the Sierra Nevada in Olympic Valley. 4,000 skiable acres span across six mountain peaks with open bowls and shoots. The aerial cable car travels 2,000 vertical feet to High Camp at the summit where the views of Lake Tahoe are stunning.
Sugar Bowl is located in Norden, California. The ski resort is 10 miles west of Truckee, CA, and 45 miles west of Reno on Interstate 80, making it the closest major resort to Sacramento. Sugar Bowl’s backcountry tours are professionally guided and give people the chance to participate in educational seminars, telemark and steeps clinics, snowshoe hikes, and more.
This is a small, friendly resort offering both alpine skiing and cross country skiing, located near Truckee, North Lake Tahoe, California