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Dunderberg Peak

Dunderberg Peak

Location: Near Bridgeport, CA – East Side of the Sierras Elevation Change: 2700’ south side, 4400’ North Side Green Creek car shuttle Recommended Map: Tom Harrison Maps – Hoover Wilderness Dunderberg Peak 12,374’ – Dunderberg Peak is a popular and easy...
Mt. Thompson

Mt. Thompson

Location: Near Bishop, CA – East Side of the Sierras Elevation Change: 3726′ Recomended Map: Tom Harrison Maps – Bishop Pass Mt. Thompson 13,494’ – Be prepared for steep couloirs with potential cornices to navigate if you want to ski Mt....
Mt. Gilbert

Mt. Gilbert

Location: Near Bishop, CA – East Side of the Sierra Elevation Change: 3,338′ Recommended Map: Tom Harrison Maps – Bishop Pass Mt. Gilbert 13,106’ – I love Mt. Gilbert for its friendly terrain, easily skied in a half day by competent backcountry...
Deerhorn Mountain

Deerhorn Mountain

Location: Independence, CA Elevation Change: 6300′ Recommended Map: Kearsarge Pass- Rae Lakes Trail Map by Tom Harrison and Mt. Whitney High Country Map by Tom Harrison Deerhorn Mountain is an overnight ski tour is one you are likely to have all to yourself. The...
Mt. Lassen, CA

Mt. Lassen, CA

Location: Mt. Lassen National Park Elevation Change: 2-4000′ Recomended Map: National Geographic – Lassen National Park Mt. Lassen 10,457′ is a friendly Northern California peak to ski. There are small sub peaks surrounding it and a nice view to the...
Bishop Bowl

Bishop Bowl

Location: Bishop, CA Elevation Change: 3,700′ total vertical   8,300′ – 12,000′ I have only skied Bishop Bowl in the springtime looking for corn. This is a high elevation peak, mostly facing east. The sun and wind rough up the surface a bit,...
Crater Crest and Monument Ridge

Crater Crest and Monument Ridge

Location: Bridgeport, CA Duration: All Day Elevation Change: Twin Lakes is 7100′. Crater Crest Summit is 11,200′. Recomended Map: Hoover Wilderness Map by Tom Harrison The ski tour to the summit of Crater Crest in the Sawtooths above Bridgeport is the...
Mt. Shasta, CA

Mt. Shasta, CA

Location: Northern border of California Duration: 5-10 hours Elevation Change: 6860′ – 14,179′ Recomended Map: Mt. Shasta – Tom Harrison “She’s a big dog”, Jamie Schectman told us all as he rallied my friends and I onto our...
Mt. Tallac

Mt. Tallac

Location: South Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 2-3 hours Elevation Change: 3,200′ – from 6,535′ to 9,735′ Recommended Map: Emerald Bay, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Mt. Tallac is the best thing Tahoe has to offer....
Jake’s Peak

Jake’s Peak

Location: West Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1-2 hours Elevation Change: 2,357′ – from 6,830′ to 9,187 Recommended Map: Emerald Bay, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: With some real sweat and skilled skinning, you can wind...
Rubicon Peak

Rubicon Peak

Location: West Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1-2 hours Elevation Change: 2,200′ – from 6,800′ to 9,000′ Recommended Map: Rockbound Valley & Meeks Bay, California Elevation Profile:   Map of General Route: A Tahoe classic, this is...
Bliss Peak

Bliss Peak

Location: West Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1.5-2 hours Elevation Change: 2,400′ – from 6,600′ to 9,000′ Recommended Map: Emerald Bay, California & Rockbound Valley, California Map of General Route: Bliss Peak, also known as...
Twin Peaks/Grouse Rock/Stanford Rock

Twin Peaks/Grouse Rock/Stanford Rock

Twin Peaks/Grouse Rock Location: West Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1 – 2 hours Elevation Change: 1,678′ – from 7,200′ to 8,878′ Recommended Map: Ward Peak & Sunnyside, California If you’ve skied Alpine Meadows, you may have...
Silver Peak

Silver Peak

Location: Sierra Crest – Squaw Valley, CA Duration: 2.5 – 4 hours from Hwy 89 Elevation Change: 2,328′ – from 6,020′ to 8,348′ Recommended Map: Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Visible from the Squaw Valley parking lot, and...
Mt Rose

Mt Rose

Location: Mt. Rose Wilderness – Lake Tahoe, NV Duration: 2 – 3 hours Elevation Change: 2,176′ – from 8,600′ to 10,776′ Recommended Map: Mt. Rose, Nevada Elevation Profile:   Map of General Route: The Mount Rose Wilderness Area is a...
Freel Peak

Freel Peak

Location: South Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 4 – 5 hours Elevation Change: 3,681′ – from 7,200′ to 10,881′ Recommended Map: Freel Peak, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Skiing Freel Peak is generally something...
Job’s Peak

Job’s Peak

Location: South Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 4 – 5 hours Elevation Change: 3,633′ – from 7,000′ to 10,633′ Recommended Map: Job’s Peak & South Lake Tahoe, California Map of General Route: Heading out to Job’s Peak...
Steven’s Peak

Steven’s Peak

Location: Carson Pass – Hope Valley, CA Duration: 2 hours Elevation Change: 2,611′ – from 7,430′ to 10,041′ Recommended Map: Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Steven’s Peak’s south side offers rolling, wide-open slopes to cruise...
Red Lake Peak

Red Lake Peak

Location: Carson Pass – Kirkwood, CA Duration: 1 – 2 hours Elevation Change: 2,663′ – from 7,400′ to 10,063′ Recomended Map: Caples Lake & Carson Pass, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Not well known, this...
Roundtop

Roundtop

Location: Carson Pass – Kirkwood, CA Duration: 1.5 – 2.5 hours Elevation Change: 1,781′ – from 8,600′ to 10,381′ Recomended Map: Caples Lake & Carson Pass, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Drive a mile west of...
Waterhouse Peak

Waterhouse Peak

Location: Luther Pass – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours Elevation Change: 1,781′ – from 7,716′ to 9,497′ Recomended Map: Waterhouse Peak & South Lake Tahoe, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Hit...
Pyramid Peak

Pyramid Peak

Location: Desolation Wilderness – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 3 – 4 hours Elevation Change: 3,806′ – from 6,177′ to 9,983′ Recomended Map: Pyramid Peak Trailhead, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: When viewed from...
Ralston Peak

Ralston Peak

Location: Desolation Wilderness- Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 2 – 3 hours Elevation Change: 2,697′ – from 6,538′ to 9,235′ Recomended Map: Pyramid Peak & Echo Lake, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Ralston Peak is not a...
Echo Peak

Echo Peak

Location: South Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1.5-2 hours Elevation Change: 2,289′ – from 6,606′ to 8,895′ Recomended Map: Echo Lake, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Echo Peak is has a lot of terrain to ski, with...
Angora Peak

Angora Peak

Location: South Shore – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1 – 2 hours Elevation Change: 2,188′ – from 6,400′ to 8,588′ Recomended Map: Desolation Wilderness Trail Map by Tom Harrison, USGS Topographic Map 7.5 Minute Series: Echo Lake, CA...
Dick’s Peak

Dick’s Peak

Location: Desolation Wilderness – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 4 – 6 hours Elevation Change: 3,474′ – from 6,500′ to 9,974′ Recomended Map: Desolation Wilderness Trail Map by Tom Harrison, USGS Topographic Map 7.5 Minute Series: Emerald...
Rose Knob Jr. Peak

Rose Knob Jr. Peak

Location: Mt. Rose Wilderness – Lake Tahoe, NV Duration: 1.5-2 hours Elevation Change: 2,000′ – from 7,600′ to 9,600′ Recomended Map: Mt. Rose, Nevada Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Rose Knob Jr. is a quick ski tour for north...
Maggie’s Peaks

Maggie’s Peaks

Location: Emerald Bay – Lake Tahoe, CA Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours Elevation Change: 1,822′ – from 6,837′ to 8,659′ Recomended Map: Emerald Bay, California & Rockbound Valley, California Elevation Profile: Map of General Route:...
Castle Peak

Castle Peak

Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Castle Peak is popular due to easy access from Hwy 80, high elevation start, and mellow terrain. Get a CA Sno-Park permit at our shop ($5/day or $25/season). You’ll find the parking area adjacent to the Boreal Ski Area...

Donner Peak

Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: Donner Peak is the sweet little mountain that dominates your view as you drive up old hwy 40 over Donner Pass. It is on your left above Donner Lake. Donner Peak is interesting, in that it offers extreme terrain on the north...
Bear Claw

Bear Claw

Location: Near Incline Village, Above Sand Harbor State Park Vertical: about 2000′ Elevation Profile: Map of General Route: This is a small area of terrain to ski, but the view is absolutely the most incredible thing you will ever experience. If you have ridden...

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