Palm Springs Aerial Tramway-XC

The 11th most popular cross country ski area in California.

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At the Top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway cross-country ski through majestic evergreens. For the beginner a machine-packed and marked trail is available. For the experienced winter enthusiast the State Wilderness offers more challenging terrain.

To reach the trailhead from the intersection of Alejo Road and SR 111 in Palm Springs, go north on SR 111 for 2.2 miles. Turn onto Tramway Road and go west/southwest for 3.7 miles to the Tramway parking. Ride the Tramway up 2.5 miles to the trails.

Overall, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway-XC is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 36 Nordic ski destinations in California.


Local Contact(s):  PSNSC (760) 327-6002; California Tourism (916) 444-4429

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Palm Springs Aerial Tramwa

GPS:  33.8393, -116.6131

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  7204

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway-XC Cross Country Skiing Map