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Bear Valley, Dodge Ridge celebrate with late ski season events!

With recent storms blanketing the Sierra the last two weekends, nearby ski resorts are celebrating with special events to close a stellar season. Last week I skied both nearby Dodge Ridge and Heavenly Valley in the Tahoe area. Sunshine, great snow coverage, slopes 100% open and weeks of marvelous skiing yet to come. So turn to our closest ski […]

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Dodge Ridge Ski Resort celebrates 65-year history with visit from National Ski Patrol historian Rick Hamlin

Decades of Dodge Ridge skiing + riding backed by 90-member volunteer ski patrol With winter roaring back to the central Sierra this last weekend, it’s time for a ski travel feature. And, Saturday afternoon, March 12, the ski area celebrates its 65th! In my 50 year skiing career, I’ve skied resorts in almost 20 states and Canadian […]

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Skiing and boarding off to wonderful winter start at Dodge Ridge Ski Resort!

Strong start to the New Year at Dodge Ridge Ski Resort Skiing and riding conditions are excellent with over 3 feet of new snow since Jan. 1st! The 2015-16 Winter Season at Dodge Ridge, Pinecrest, CA, started over six weeks ago on November 25th and the early season snowfall has continued with a series of strong, cold, […]

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Skiing is great at Dodge Ridge and Bear Valley!

Dodge Ridge Ski Resort has received 54″ of new snow in the last week (scenic Granite Bowl opens tomorrow, meaning 100% of the mountain is open) and Bear Valley Resort a similar amount. Skiing conditions, both groomed and powder, are the best in the last five or so years. With both resorts less than two […]

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Sierra snows; skiing, boarding, cross country and sledding, just two hours from Stockton!

After several years of below average snows, skiers and boarders are dreaming the predictions of an El Nino winter come true.  Early storms are allowing opening of nearby ski areas and the two “closest snows to home”, Dodge Ridge and Bear Valley ski resorts, are opening November 25 and 28, respectively. Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, […]

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Skiing close to home, Bear Valley and Dodge Ridge; Martin Luther King holiday and coming events!

Bear Valley has sunny skies, and a great view looking down into the Mokelumne River Valley to its north. It’s Martin Luther King’s Birthday and holiday weekend coming up; and that means your two ski areas with “closest snows to the Central Valley” have a few special treats in store to go with good snows […]

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Sierra snows; skiing, boarding, XC, snowshoeing or sledding, just two hours from Stockton!

  For Christmas, perhaps you received new skis or a snowboard, snowshoes or cross-country skis and want to try them out. Or, now that the holidays are past, you finally have time to get up to the Sierra snow country. From Stockton, the two “closest snows to home” are Dodge Ridge Ski Resort 30 miles […]

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