California Snowboarding Resorts Worth Mentioning

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Although the quality of snow is not always as good in Southern California, there are a few Resorts that deserve a mention. One of these is Bear Mountain located in the San Bernardino Mts., an hour east of Los Angeles; Bear boasts three terrain parks and its own Snowboarding team. On cold nights, when the snow is blowing, some great carving will prevail. Snow summit the sister mountain to Bear Mountain is a great place to board as well. Just two miles away, Summit offers nearby accommodations, Restaurants, and after- Boarding activities, IE: Nightlife.

There are a few more Resorts in Southern California, that may deserve a mention, but we won"t. Let"s move on to Northern California where there are numerous Awesome Resorts, too many to mention them all, so let"s do the top five. Right behind Mt. Whitney and Yosemite National Park is Mammoth Mountain, our number one pick, due to the fact that it has epic Boarding, on at least one side of its Mountain all the time. You"ll enjoy exploring the vastness of the terrain accumulated here, and the high tech Quad chairs and Gondolas that will allow seeing it all in one day.

Our second pick Heavenly Valley Resort, which is located in Nevada as well as California, and manages to accumulate at least 20 feet of snow every year. With over 4800 board able acres, and some of the most scenic terrain in the Sierra Nevada"s, Heavenly"s name pretty much says it all. Although, we will mention there are over 250 Hotels, Half pipes, Terrain Parks, Gambling Casinos and numerous munch able Restaurants.

Third on the list is Squaw Valley with North America"s only Funitel and an aerial Cable Car. Squaw Valley offers over 4000 acres of exciting terrain, Located at the end of a Sierra Valley, You"ll be hard pressed trying to conquer it all. The village at Squaw is reminiscing European architecture and reminds you of a place you"ve visited in the Swiss Alps. The town of Truckee is about eight miles away and offers affordable accommodations and fast food. They also boast three Snowboarding Parks, a Super Pipe and Half pipe.

Our fourth choice is June Mountain, located close to Mammoth Mountain, about a ten minute drive from your condo in mammoth. June is a very small but unique Resort, secluded and hard to get to in a Sierra storm. The fact that it is tucked away, seems to be what makes it special, as well as the fact that it is never crowded. June mountain also sports a competition Half-Pipe, and some wicked tree Boarding.

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Norden is only a three- hour drive from San Francisco, and is our fifth mention of Northern Resorts. Currently Sugar Bowl is under a ten year renovation, but still remains a jewel. There are 84 trails open to Boarders, as well as two terrain parks and a Scorpion cut Half-Pipe. They also have a new Snowboard park, for this season, as well as a family fun park. Check out Truckee for a place to bunk down. For more great information and products available to Snowboarders Visit the Author Resource, Thanks!
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This article was published on 2010/12/24