Downhill sliding and cross-country skiing in a gorgeous setting await
A Yosemite tradition since 1935, Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area (Badger Pass Ski Area) offers a range of national park winter recreation for enthusiasts of all skill levels. Affordable lift tickets and a great ski school make this ski area one of the best places to learn or hone downhill skills. With five lifts, a terrain park, NASTAR races and 85% of the terrain devoted to beginner or intermediate skiers, Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area (Badger) offers one of the most affordable and family-friendly ski experiences anywhere.
Cross-country skiers can enjoy over 90 miles of marked trails leaving from Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area (Badger Pass), including 25 miles of machine-groomed trail for striding and skate skiing. The Nordic Center rents all types of nordic skis (classic, skate and telemark) as well as snowshoes for those who don’t have their ski legs yet!
And for those who just want a bit of fun snowplay, a totally awesome tubing hill adds to the ski area's allure. Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area (Badger Pass Ski Area) is open mid-December through mid-March, conditions permitting.
Located only 26 miles from Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area, Tenaya Lodge is an excellent base lodge for winter fun in Yosemite. Enjoy frosty days of fun and then return to Tenaya Lodge’s resort amenities. Soak in one of the five hot tubs, relax with a massage or spa treatment at Ascent Spa, and let the kids play in the arcade or pool.