Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area

The 32nd 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 32nd most popular cross country ski area of all 38 Nordic ski destinations in California. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area including Bear Valley XC, Kirkwood, Northstar XC and Telemark, Royal Gorge XC, Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area, Squaw Valley USA, Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, .

Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area Cross Country Skiing Map

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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/

GPS:  39.61703, -120.48915

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  11718

Lunch Creek Cross Country Ski Area Cross Country Skiing Map