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Yosemite's Badger Pass

Contact Info
Snow Report:
Skiable Acres:
90 acres
Vertical Drop:
800 feet


Located in the heart of world-famous Yosemite National Park, Badger Pass is California's original ski resort. Fewer crowds, family-friendly activities and a dedicated and skilled staff combine to make your ski adventure fun, friendly and fulfilling.

There are ten alpine ski trails, an 800-foot vertical and 90 miles of marked XC trails. Badger is a great place for families to ski together or to learn to ski.

The Yosemite Cross-Country Ski School offers a progression of lessons, each designed to improve your skiing in a different way, including trail and off-track lessons, cross-country downhill (telemark) and cross-country skating.

Hours + Prices


Daily: 9am - 4pm
Half Day: 12:30pm

December to March


Mountain Stats

Skiable Acres:
90 acres
Average Snowfall:
300 inches
Easiest: 35%, More Difficult: 50%, Most Difficult: 15%
Base Elevation:
7200 feet
Vertical Drop:
800 feet
Lifts and Runs
Number of Lifts:
5 Lifts

1 Rope Tow, 3 Double Chairs, 1 Triple Chair

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Yosemite is located 89 miles north of Fresno on Highway 41, 79 miles east of Merced on Highway 140, 233 miles from San Francisco on Highway 120, and 289 miles north of Los Angeles on Highway 41.

From the Bay Area:

Take Interstate 580 east to Manteca. Head south on Highway 99 to Modesto. Take Highway 108 east from Modesto to Highway 120. Head east on Highway 120 to Badger Pass Ski Area. Distance is approximately 196 miles

From Sacramento:

Take Highway 99 south to Modesto. Take Highway 108 east from Modesto to Highway 120. Head east on Highway 120 to Badger Pass Ski Area. Distance is about 189 miles

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