Boreal Ski Area Snowboarding

The 17th most popular snowboarding destination in California.

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Near Truckee, the Boreal Ski Area has 380 ridable acres with a max vertical of 500 feet.

To reach the snowboarding at Boreal Ski Area from San Francisco, head east on US80 for 175 miles and use the Boreal / Castle Peak exit.

Overall, Boreal Ski Area is the 17th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in California. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Boreal Ski Area including Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, Squaw Valley Resort, Kirkwood Ski Area, Northstar at Tahoe Ski Area, Sierra at Tahoe Ski Area and Sugar Bowl Resort.


Local Contact(s):  Boreal (530) 426-3666; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Daves Board Shop (530) 582-5665; Alpine Skills Guides (530) 426-9108; Tahoe Avalanche Info (530) 587-2158.

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pepper Tree Inn, Tahoe City (800) 624-8590; Mayfield House B&B, Tahoe City; Holiday Inn Express, Truckee

Luxury Loding:  The Truckee Hotel

Breakfast Restaurant:  Rosies Cafe, Tahoe City; The Squeeze, Truckee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.33789, -120.34926

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  1/9/2017

ID:  17945

Boreal Ski Area Snowboarding Map