Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area

The 30th most popular cross country ski area in California.

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Northeast of Truckee and west of Sierraville, the 20 mile Lunch Creek Trail is a moderate alpine backcountry loop through amazing vistas of Sierra Buttes. The trails provides access to several other trails.

The cross country ski trailhead is on SR49 1 mile west of Yuba Pass.

Overall, Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area is the 30th most popular cross country ski area of all 36 Nordic ski destinations in California. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area including Royal Gorge XC, Kirkwood Cross Country Center, Northstar Cross Country Center, Nordic Center At Squaw Valley, Sugar Pine Point State Park and Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski Area.

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Local Contact(s):  Tahoe National Forest (916) 994-3401; Downieville Tourism (530) 289-3507; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Downieville Outfitters (530) 289-0155; Tahoe Avalanche Info (530) 587-2158.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Base Camp:  Downieville River Inn

Luxury Loding:  Bucks Lake Lodge; St. Charles Inn (530) 289-0910; Sierra Shangri-La (530) 289-3455

Breakfast Restaurant:  Downieville Diner; Forks Riverside Cafe

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe/

Article Source:   Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area https://www.trailsource.com/?type=SKI&id=11718

GPS:  39.61703, -120.48915

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  11718

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