Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area Ski Resort

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Overview

Badger Pass dubs itself the original ski resort in Northern California. Since it’s opening in 1935, Badger Pass has been a family favorite ski resort, with a variety of guest services offered in a stress free environment. Badger Pass prides itself on their affordable ski and snowboard instruction, rental equipment and ski shop, childcare and on-mountain cafeteria and lounge. The ski area also features one of the best sundecks in the Sierra Nevada, allowing guests to fully enjoy the California sunshine. Free bus transportation is provided daily from Curry Village, the Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite Lodge and the Wawona Hotel.

Lodging is within walking distance of the slopes. Free bus service offered to ski area from Yosemite Valley. One hotel and two lodges with approximately 787 rooms. Yosemite lodging guests ski free Mon-Fri.

Inside Scoop

Snack bar, deli, pizza and cocktails at ski area. 3 restaurants, 2 bars in Yosemite Valley. Ski shop, gift shop at area. First aid at area. Yosemite Medical Clinic 22 miles. Skiing programs include, "Sit Ski Instructional Program" for handicapped skiers, Midweek ski lesson packages for those staying at Badger Pass Lodge.

Plan Your Trip

Yosemite Badger Pass Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

18"
12"
8"
4"
0"
0.6"
Nov
9"
Dec
15"
Jan
8"
Feb
5"
Mar
0"
Apr

Total Lifts: 5

1
Triple Chairs
3
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

7800'
Summit
600'
Vertical Drop
7200'
Base

Important Dates

December 16, 20222022/12/16
Projected Opening
March 20, 20232023/03/20
Projected Closing
107
Projected Days Open
110
Days Open Last Year
87
Years Open
300"
Average Snowfall
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