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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is closed until spring 2017 - The Mariposa Grove is closed for a restoration project. More

Increase in incidence of plague in western United States in 2015 - Plague, which is carried by infected rodents and their fleas, was recently detected in rodents and fleas at Crane Flat and Tuolumne Meadows Campgrounds. The park has treated these areas and risk of exposure remains low. Don't touch or feed wildlife! More

Yosemite Badger Pass

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Downhill Skiing at Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area
As the original Northern California ski area, Badger Pass has been a favorite for generations of families. Unpretentious, friendly and affordable, Badger Pass ski area offers a unique and stress-free experience. Featuring one of the best sundecks in the Sierra, you can watch your children learn to ski or snowboard while enjoying the California sunshine. Badger Pass is a full-service ski resort offering ski and snowboard instruction, rental equipment, a ski shop, childcare, and a cafeteria and lounge. Conditions permitting, you can enjoy this Northern California skiing experience from mid-December through mid-March.

Pricing

  • Lift Tickets
  • Rentals
  • Lessons
    • Badger Pass is scheduled to open for the 2014/2015 season on December 12, 2014, conditions permitting.  
    • During the season, Badger Pass Ski Area is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm.
    • 10 runs: 35% beginner, 50% intermediate, 15% advanced.
    • 5 lifts: 1 triple-chair, 3 double-chair, 1 handle tow.
    • Beginner-friendly terrain park.
    • Elevation: 7,200 ft to 8,000 ft, vertical drop of 800 ft.
    • 85% of our slopes are devoted to beginner and intermediate levels - great for learning to ski or board.
    • Average Temperature range - 30° to 60° Fahrenheit.
    • Badger Pups - a downhill skiing program offering customized instruction for little skiers ages 4 to 6 years old.
    • Click for a trail map.