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Dear Friends,
I greet you from Yosemite
January 8, 2016

The Badger Pass Ski Resort…. REPORTS….
63” Base and 25” of new snow.  SNOW CONDITIONS ARE EXCELLENT.
The report is good news for those who love wintertime in Yosemite.
The last few days of snow storms brought 25” of new snow!!!
Everyone loves to talk about the weather…and we who live and play in Yosemite are no different!!!


JANUARY 5: Snow showers and rain in the morning…then snow showers in the afternoon…gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon. Near the crest…snow showers. Windy.

Snow accumulation up to 14 inches. Highs 36 to 46 at 5000 feet…28 to 34 at 8000 feet. South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 60 mph over higher elevations.

JANUARY 5 EVENING: Snow showers in the evening. Near the crest…snow showers in the evening. Over higher elevations…south winds around 25 mph after midnight. Chance of snow showers after midnight. Colder.

Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Lows 22 to 32 at 5000 feet…12 to 22 at 8000 feet. Gusts up to 45 mph over higher elevations.

JANUARY 6: Chance of snow in the morning…then snow in the afternoon. Breezy.

Snow accumulation up to 9 inches. Highs 34 to 43 at 5000 feet…25 to 31 at 8000 feet. Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 55 mph over higher elevations.


  • The Badger Pass Ski Resort received over 2 feet of snow from the January 5th and 6th snow storms.
  • Conditions are awesome…for a great day of winter fun!!!
  • lifts open…. 9:00 am….close 4:00 pm
  • day lodge, rentals, and the nordic center….open at 8:30 am
  • food service opens…8:00 am
  • gift shop opens… 9:00 am

Winter Sports at Badger Pass are meant to be enjoyed by the whole family!  Take a class to improve your skills and enjoyment.  The Badger Pass instructors are the best.

BADGER PASS SKI RESORT……. 209-372-8430

Badger Snow Update telephone….209-372-1000…#5

Scenic Wonders invites you to ski this winter at Badger Pass.  Our mountain vacation homes and condominiums are in Yosemite West…. the nearest lodging to Badger Pass.  Call our reservation desk at 1-888-YOSEMITE.

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