Dodge Ridge Race Team ends the USSA Far West Regular Season with wins at the 2016 Silver Ski Slalom Race at Yosemite

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Over 50 U8 – U16 racers competed in this historic annual race hosted by the Yosemite Winter Club over the weekend of March 19 & 20, 2016 March 30, 2016 — PINECREST, Calif. – The Silver Ski Slalom Race hosted by the Yosemite Winter Club at the Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area over the weekend of March 19 and 20 was the final stop for the Dodge Ridge Race Team’s 2016 USSA Far West Central Series regular season and over 50 racers from Dodge Ridge, China Peak, Bear Valley, Squaw Valley, Diamond Peak and the Yosemite Ski Club competed in …

Take the Dodge Ridge Ski Bus For Only $10, Round Trip

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Dodge Ridge and Tuolumne County Transit team up to provide your ride to the mountain. December 10, 2015 — PINECREST, Calif. – Once again this winter Dodge Ridge and Tuolumne County Transit have teamed up to bring local skiers and riders an affordable, efficient and environmentally friendly option to get to the mountain.  For just $10 per person, round trip, Ski Bus riders can sit back and relax on their easy winter ride to Dodge Ridge. In addition, this winter Dodge Ridge employees may use the bus to travel to and from work at no charge thanks to a cooperative …

What’s new and unique at Dodge Ridge for 2015/16

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Pinecrest, Calif. – Nov. 10, 2015: Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, the closest ski resort to both the Bay Area and the Central Valley, is looking forward to an El Niño-fueled winter ahead with new season pass holder perks, one-of-a-kind lesson programs and special events. Welcoming the return of El Niño Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are reporting that the El Niño pattern currently building in the Pacific looks to be the strongest such pattern in a generation – strong enough to rival the El Niño cycles of the snowy 1997/98 and 1982/83 winters. OpenSnow also recently …

#ElNiño Photo Contest: Win $250 bonus bucks or a Dodge Ridge prize pack

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Winter is just around the corner, with El Niño on the way, and here at Dodge Ridge we are eagerly awaiting what the two will bring to our slopes. In anticipation of this great pairing, we’re giving away $250 bonus bucks credited to the season pass account of one lucky winner in our #ElNiño Photo Contest. We will also draw an Alternate Winner for a prize package of a Dodge Ridge hoodie + beanie + goggles. Simply share your photo(s) on our Facebook Page or post them on Twitter or Instagram, and include the hashtags #DodgeRidge and #ElNiño in your post to …

What El Niño means for California skiers + riders

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Here at Dodge Ridge, as we look forward to the rapidly approaching 2015/16 ski and snowboard season, we are struck by the consensus amongst meteorologists and long-range weather forecasters that a strong El Niño pattern will have a dramatic impact on California’s weather this winter. Currently, many weather experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other institutions are comparing this year’s El Niño pattern to those experienced during the winters of 1997/98 and 1982/83 – both great ski/snowboard seasons in California and here at Dodge Ridge – leading savvy skiers and riders to invest in a season …

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Dodge Ridge Race Team shooting for six

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The Dodge Ridge Race Team is gearing up to defend the Silver Cup championship for a sixth straight year. With a still-strengthening El Nino weather pattern developing in the Pacific Ocean, Dodge Ridge Race Team members are getting geared up – literally and figuratively – for the upcoming 2015/16 race season. Team members gathered at Dodge Ridge on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, for the 15th annual Race Team Weekend event to catch up with other team members, meet with team coaches and get outfitted with new gear for the 2015/16 season. Sales reps from Volkl, Atomic, Tecnica, …

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Dodge Ridge Labor Day Celebration

Jeff Hauff Deals, Events, Sport Shop, Uncategorized

Annual Labor Day Celebration | Sept 4 – 7, 2015 Our annual Labor Day Celebration is happening once again from Friday through Monday, Sept. 4 – 7, 2015. The BBQ will be on Saturday, September 5 from 11:30a to 2p. Join us with your favorite folks and a great beer selection. We’ll see you then… This year’s gear sale has discounts of up to 70% off hard goods, ski and snowboard apparel and accessories. Over 40 pairs of barely-used Demo Skis from Volkl, Rossignol and Nordica top the list of available deals at this year’s sale. All available at incredible prices …

Breakfast Cafe Now Open For Summer

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PINECREST, Calif. — July 3, 2015 Summer is here and The Breakfast Cafe at Dodge Ridge is now open. Start your day off with a delicious breakfast featuring a variety of freshly prepared breakfast items including: fresh eggs, cinnamon roll french toast, breakfast burritos, mimosas, Starbucks coffee, espresso, and more. Wi-Fi is also available to use while you enjoy your breakfast. The Breakfast Cafe is located inside Dodge Ridge’s North Fork Bistro and is a short 3 mile drive up Dodge Ridge Rd. from Pinecrest Lake. Join us every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday all summer long from 7:00 – 11:30 …

Dodge Ridge Race Team Keeps the Silver Cup for a 5th Straight Season after last weekend’s 2015 Far West Central Series Slalom Race at Bear Valley!

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Over 100 total U10 – U14 racers competed in the last race before the Championships March 18, 2015 — PINECREST, Calif. – This past weekend, March 14th & 15th, the Dodge Ridge Race Team traveled back to Bear Valley for the 3rd and final race of the 2015 USSA Far West Central Series Season. Competitors from China Peak, Badger Pass, Bear Valley and Dodge Ridge all vied for the top spot as the Dodge Ridge Race Team’s strong results secured the overall Central Series team championship and brings the Silver Cup home again for the 5th straight year. Racing started early on Saturday morning …

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Winter Is a Great Time To Exercise… Outside!

Jeff Hauff Plan Your Trip, Sport Shop, Uncategorized

Most people recognize the benefits of regular exercise, and recent university studies have found that working out in nature leads to greater emotional well being and better sleep then exercising indoors, but during the colder months the weather becomes an easy excuse to justify breaking the good fitness habits we have carefully built up over time. The days are shorter and the weather is cooler, but with a little preparation and planning there is no reason not to keep up a regular exercise plan that incorporates the unique opportunities and challenges of the winter season. Activities like hiking, cross country …