YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., November 8, 2011 – Itching to hit the slopes this winter? Skiers, boarders and snowshoers can relax and revel in the snow-blanketed Yosemite scenery with the return of the Oakhurst shuttle to Yosemite National Park’s Badger Pass Ski Area.
Badger Pass Ski Area, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, offers the Oakhurst shuttle service running between Miller’s Mountain Sports located at 40343 Highway 41 and Badger Pass Ski Area on December 26 – 31, 2011, January 7, 14, 15, 21 and 28, 2012 and February 4, 11, 18, 19 and 25, 2012.
The ski shuttle’s scheduled departure time from Miller’s Mountain Sports is 7 a.m. The shuttle will make a routine pick-up at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite at 8 a.m. en route to Badger Pass. The Oakhurst shuttle will arrive at Badger Pass Ski Area at approximately 9 a.m. The pick-up time from Badger Pass Ski Area will be at 3:30 p.m. with arrival at Tenaya Lodge at 4:30 p.m. and arrival at Miller’s Mountain Sports at 5:30 p.m. The Oakhurst shuttle service is $10 per person, round trip, which includes park entry through the south gate of Yosemite.
In addition to the Oakhurst shuttle, courtesy shuttle buses from Yosemite Valley to Badger Pass Ski Area are offered daily to make it convenient for guests to relax and enjoy a day of fun in the snow. The Yosemite Valley and Oakhurst shuttle provides skiers with an environmentally-friendly and affordable mode of transportation to Badger Pass Ski Area. Click here for the complete schedule for Badger Pass shuttles.
For the most up-to-date information regarding snow conditions and operations at Badger Pass Ski Area, please call 209-372-8430 or visit www.YosemitePark.com. The Daily Snow Report is available by calling 209-372-1000. For Yosemite National Park road and weather information, call 209-372-0200.
Founded in 1935, Yosemite’s Badger Pass Ski Area enjoys the distinction of being California’s first ski resort. Badger Pass is the gateway to some of the most beautiful vistas in the High Sierra, offering five convenient lifts and spacious groomed runs for downhill skiers and snowboarders, in addition to snowshoeing, snow tubing and cross-country ski trails. The Yosemite Ski School was established in 1928 and has trained generations of first-time skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers. Badger Pass Ski Area is operated by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite (DNC), an affiliate of Delaware North Companies and the authorized National Park Service concessionaire responsible for lodging, dining, guest recreation and transportation in Yosemite. For online lodging reservations and details regarding lift tickets, visit www.YosemitePark.com or call 801-559-4884.