Badger Pass Ski Area Information

Badger Pass Ski Area® Information

  • 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.

Services & Amenities

Fast food on the main floor of the Day Lodge; pizza, hamburgers, chicken strips, deli sandwiches, salads, soups, chili, nachos, an array of fast foods and soft drinks.

Snowflake Room
Deli sandwiches, salads, soft drinks, wine, beer, cocktails, open 11am to 4pm weekends and holidays.  Be sure to check out the great photos of old time skiers and their vintage equipment adorning the walls of the Snowflake room.

Activities Desk
Road, snow and weather conditions, messages, NASTAR® and ski area information.

Sport Shop
Ski apparel, accessories, souvenirs, hats, gloves, goggles.

Rent by the day, week, or for the season.

Other Services
Day Lodge, Ski Repair Shop, First Aid Station, Outdoor Barbecue (many weekends, weather permitting), Full Moon Snowshoe Walks, NPS-guided snowshoe walks.

Getting There
Yosemite's Badger Pass® is a 45 minute 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. The Badger Pass Shuttle Bus schedule can be found here. Check hotel front desks for more information.