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Norden Ski @ Sugarbowl California, snow skiing since 1939. More fun. Less hassle. Receiving an average of 500 inches of snow per year, this region has the snowiest ski resorts in the High Sierra. The PCT trail runs thru this neighborhood located near Truckee California, in the North Lake Tahoe area.
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elevation: 6700' population: 63 zip code: 96162


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Nevada County
W of Truckee
on Old Hwy. 40 off Interstate 80



  • Backpacking
  • Back Road Exploration
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Snow skiing
  • snow boarding
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lake Van Norden
  • Donner Lake
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • Toiyabe National Forest
  • Fordyce Creek
  • Donner Memorial State Park
  • Donner Summit Sno-Park
  • Yuba Pass Snow Park
  • norden campgrounds

    Donner Memorial State Park Camping
    Tunnel Mills Group Camp
    Faucherie Group Camp
    Hampshire Rocks Campground
    Alpine Meadows - Martis Creek Lake

    tent camping

    High elevation town, off I-80 near Lake Van Norden. Snow skiing, cross country & snowboarding are favorable in this region, due to the heavy snow falls. Summers are perfect for backpacking, lake camping, fishing, & kayaking.

    nearby towns:
    Soda Springs (Nevada)
    Tahoe City
    local links:

    Donner Lake Village
    Donner Lake, CA

    Sugar Bowl Norden CA
    Truckee Tahoe Community
    Lake Tahoe Tours
    Soda Springs Mountain Resort
    PCT - Pacific Crest Trail Association
    Traffic Reports I-80
    Sierra Avalanche 530-587-3558
    Sugar Bowl Village Ski & Sports
    Boreal Mountain California
    Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski
    Alpineer Ski Club
    Donner Ski Ranch
    Clair Tappaan Lodge

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