Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company, Bear Valley

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A year-round mountain resort located at 7,100’ elevation in Bear Valley, California. Featuring one of the largest cross country ski areas in California with 35 trails for 65 kilometers of groomed track and skating lanes, rental and retail shop, lessons, trailside lunch café, sledding hills open daily and tubing hills open weekends/holidays (note: only rental sleds/tubes allowed) during the winter. Featuring over 100 miles of USFS single track and trails for mountain biking, excellent, high mountain road biking, hiking, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and fishing on 4 nearby lakes during the summer. Located on all-weather Highway 4 (Ebbetts Pass) which is a designated National Scenic Byway, situated between the Mokelumne and Carson Iceberg Wilderness areas.


XC Skiing, Snowshoeing, Sledding and Tubing


Mountain and Road Biking, Flatwater Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Hiking, Fishing and Camping
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  • Half the challenge of getting to any kind of skiing near the Bay Area is dealing with highway 80. But Bear Valley is on highway 4 which is always traffic-free so you start the day with far less stress...  more »
  • What a great find! I went cross country skiing for the first time yesterday (a Thursday) and found a parking space easily, 3 minute walk to the rental store for gear, and then 3 minute walk to the tra...  more »

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