Since 1935, Yosemite’s Badger Pass—California’s first established ski area—has been a favorite family destination. The un-intimidating slopes and casual atmosphere make it perfect for beginning skiers and provide a fine setting for a relaxing family day in the snow and sunshine. And when you’re ready to relax and warm up, slide on over to the Badger Pass Day Lodge and enjoy the sweeping views in cozy comfort.
The Yosemite Ski & Snowboard School
Established in 1928, this is a great place to gain or sharpen skills. Classes are available for everyone ages 4 and up. With the help of our talented instructors, you will quickly build confidence and improve your skills—all in a fun and safe learning environment. For details on classes, season passes and more, call 209-372-8430.
A favorite of downhill skiers for its uniquely peaceful and stress-free setting, Badger Pass offers ten runs with a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced trails. Plus, with five lifts, you’re never more than a few minutes away from your next run.
Badger Pass features a terrain park with 15 features and plenty of room to try new moves. With 85% of its trails devoted to beginner and intermediate levels, this is a perfect place for novices to learn and more seasoned boarders to hone their skills.
Yosemite’s Badger Pass® is a one-hour drive from Yosemite Valley on Hwy 41 to the Badger Pass Road. A free Shuttle leaves daily from Curry Village®, The Ahwahnee® and Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. Check hotel front desks for more information.
Badger Pass Ski & Snowboard