available for rent at Mt. Baker Lodge. Cost per day for boots, poles, skis:
entertainment almost non-existent. Lodge has movies, informal singing. Nearest
bar is at Glacier, 20 miles away.
Rankins teaches Swiss technique to classes arranged informally for every level
of ability, charges $1.50 per hour for lessons to various groups, and $3 per
hour for private instruction.
car 200 miles from San Francisco or 110 miles from Sacramento. Bus from Reno 30
miles to Truckee, then taxi 15 miles to mountain.
Best season Feb.
21 to March 20, with snow from Nov. 24 to May 30.
Package deal at
Squaw Valley Lodge offers six days' room, board (without lunch), five days'
lifts, lessons, $79-$113. Half dozen other inns at mountain catch weekend
overflow from Lodge. Some housing at Truckee, but car needed.
include 8,200-foot and 900-foot double chairs.
Best runs feature
powder and corn, open terrain. Distance from top varies 2? to 5 miles,
depending which trail you pick.
available for rent at Squaw Valley Sporthaus. Cost per day for boots, poles,