Royal Gorge ski area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

  Royal Gorge has lots of different ski runs and a somewhat humble amount of ski lifts. This ski hill has a much lower than average share of difficult runs and a much higher than average fraction of beginner and intermediate ski runs. Having the skiable area being 9,172 acres you won't lack skiing area. The annual snowfall is heavier than average at this ski mountain. On this mountain you'll run into 90 different ski slopes; it's a good mixture. This ski area has an elevation difference of 1,600 feet; Royal Gorge makes
    good use of it all. All of the 4 ski lifts make for a peaceful ride up the mountain. This ski area boasts so much ice cold snow, 50 feet every season, and that is one of the reasons this is such a good ski area. In winter the Northern Sierra Nevada is a tremendous
place for snowboarding and skiing. The peaks of California blanketed in white snow are a tremendous place for snowboarding and skiing. Some people prefer skiing and some snowboarding, either way, this vicinity has a lot of ski hills. Getting your skiing muscles started and an opportunity to spend some time in the fresh air surpasses anything. This is a large ski mountain having an average drop if compared to other west coast ski mountains. There are many lodgings here if you want to spend a night, and if you make reservations  
previous to going, you're all set. Skiing and snowboarding in this part of the country is a fine thing to do every day of the winter season. Royal Gorge is a good ski mountain for everyone with heaps of blue and green slopes. Royal Gorge has a good pick of slopes to match all abilities; it won’t leave anyone bored. The wonderful panorama of the California peaks and all the fine runs are in themselves cause enough to come here to ski. The trailmap on this internet page will give you a good idea what Royal Gorge is like. The peaks of the Northern Sierra Nevada make for a tremendous vista.

Coordinates:
Latitude: 39.324952
Longitude: -120.420981

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  QUICK STATS
Elevation drop: 1,600 feet
Expert and advanced runs: 18 %
Intermediate runs: 51 %
Beginner runs: 31 %
Runs: 90
Lifts: 4
Annual snowfall: 50 feet
Skiing Area: 9,172 acres

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Royal Gorge ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Royal Gorge ski area:
Soda Springs, California , 3 miles away
   652 vertical feet
   16 runs - 4 lifts
   25% Expert & Adv.
   25% Intermediate
   50% Beginner
Boreal, California , 5 miles away
   500 vertical feet
   41 runs - 9 lifts
   15% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Sugar Bowl, California , 6 miles away
   1500 vertical feet
   85 runs - 13 lifts
   38% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   17% Beginner
Donner Ski Ranch, California , 6 miles away
   750 vertical feet
   45 runs - 6 lifts
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Tahoe Donner, California , 11 miles away
   600 vertical feet
   14 runs - 3 lifts
   0% Expert & Adv.
   60% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Squaw Valley, California , 14 miles away
   2850 vertical feet
   177 runs - 33 lifts
   30% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Alpine Meadows, California , 15 miles away
   1802 vertical feet
   100 runs - 14 lifts
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Granlibakken, California , 21 miles away
   300 vertical feet
   1 runs - 2 lifts
   0% Expert & Adv.
   75% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Northstar at Tahoe, California , 21 miles away
   2280 vertical feet
   70 runs - 17 lifts
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Homewood, California , 22 miles away
   1650 vertical feet
   56 runs - 8 lifts
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Royal Gorge ski area:
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada/ Placer County , 5 miles away, Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)
Fordyce Creek, Nevada County , 10 miles away, Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada/ Placer County , 12 miles away, Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)
 Trails Near Royal Gorge ski area:
Lola Montez Trail, Nevada County , 1 miles away, 1.5 hiking miles, 458 feet elevation difference
Heath Falls Overlook Trail, Placer County , 4 miles away, 5.2 hiking miles, 1601 feet elevation difference
Long Valley Trail, Placer County , 4 miles away,  5.6 hiking miles, 816 feet elevation difference

 

Hotels Near Royal Gorge ski area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

Holiday Inn Express Truckee, Ca, Truckee
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13.3 miles away
Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley
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14.5 miles away
The Inn At Truckee, Truckee
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14.5 miles away
Squaw Valley Lodge, Squaw Valley
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14.5 miles away
Village at Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley
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14.7 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee, CA, Truckee
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16 miles away
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley
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16.1 miles away
Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn, Truckee
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17.9 miles away
8050 Northstar, Truckee
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20.9 miles away
Pepper Tree Inn, Tahoe City
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21.1 miles away
Northstar-At-Tahoe, Truckee
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22 miles away
Brockway Springs Resort, Kings Beach
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24.6 miles away
Cedar Glen Lodge, Tahoe Vista
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25.5 miles away
Chalet View Lodge, Graeagle
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26.1 miles away
Firelite Lodge, Tahoe Vista
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26.2 miles away
Redwolf Lakeside Lodge Condos, Tahoe Vista
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26.9 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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