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China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit

  Sierra Summit is a great place for a one day ski trip. It has enough variety to keep you from getting bored eventhough it's not a very large mountain. It has loads of fun challenging runs and some nice easy runs to keep the wife and kids happy too Says Bob.

All in all there are 45 slopes to pick from; there are ample slopes for every skill. Sierra Summit obtains more snowfall than the local average every winter season. This ski hill has an elevation
    difference of 1,679 feet; it's sufficient to get some decent time on the runs between lifts. This is a cozy ski hill with an altitude difference that's in the region of average if compared to other west coast ski hills. The 11 lifts
here will get you up the slope well. The winter surroundings of the California mountaintops and all the delightful runs are delightful attractions for lots of snow skiers. This ski mountain has a reasonable mixture of ski slopes and an okay pick of good ski lifts. You have to go 123 miles to get to a ski hill having a bigger drop from top to bottom. The phenomenal yearly snowfall of 25 feet is one of the reasons this is such a tremendous ski area. Sierra Summit  
is a cool ski resort with a lot of difficult slopes. There's 420 acres of skiable area, and it's all covered by good snow. This is a good ski mountain with lots of different slopes; it's totally impossible to get bored here. This ski area has a much higher than average part of advanced and expert trails and a much lower than average part of blue and green trails. The ski slopes on this mountain can get simply crazy; but that's what it's all about, correct? In winter the California mountains are a nice location for snowboarding or skiing. Skiing and snowboarding here in California is scores of fun during the snow season. In view of the fact that you're on this net page you are in all probability into skiing or snowboarding, either way, this is a neighborhood with loads of ski mountains for that. The Central Sierra Nevada in winter is a complete snowboarding or skiing heaven. There arenít any rooms close by, but if you're ready to go a short distance then no problem, but do book a room previous to going in view of the fact that it is a very popular destination. The mountains of the Central Sierra Nevada make for a nice vista. Getting your skiing muscles activated and just being on the ski slopes for a while beats anything.

Special features: Three terrain parks with custom boxes and rails, family fun zones with jumps and rollers for those just starting out on freestyle terrain.

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Hotels Near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area, Central Sierra Nevada, California

Americas Best Value Inn, Port Hueneme
17.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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These outdoors activities are available near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area.
 Ski Areas Near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area:
Mammoth Mountain, California , 25 miles away
   3100 foot drop, 27 lifts, 156 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
June Mountain, California , 30 miles away
   2580 foot drop, 7 lifts, 37 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Badger Pass, California , 42 miles away
   540 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
   5% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Dodge Ridge, California , 76 miles away
   1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 59 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Bear Valley, California , 92 miles away
   1900 foot drop, 11 lifts, 67 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Shirley Meadow, California , 94 miles away
   600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
 Whitewater Near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area:
Dinkey Creek, Fresno County , 7 miles away, Class V - 3.5 miles long (Dinkey Dome to Dinkey Campgrounds)
Dinkey Creek, Fresno County , 8 miles away, Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Dinkey Creek Campgrounds to logging spur road)
San Joaquin River, Madera / Fresno County , 12 miles away, Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Mammoth Pool Dam to Mammoth Pool Powerhouse)
 Trails Near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area:
Red Mountain Trail, Fresno , 3 miles away,  16.8 hiking miles, 2167 feet elevation difference
Deep Creek Trail, Fresno , 16 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 1608 feet elevation difference
Bobs Flat Trail, Fresno , 19 miles away, 5.3 hiking miles, 1872 feet elevation difference
 National Parks Near China Peak - formerly Sierra Summit ski area:
Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Lakes - CA , 34 miles away
Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA , 40 miles away

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