Rising nearly 5,000 feet above Yosemite Valley and 8,800 feet above sea level, Half Dome is a Yosemite icon and a great challenge to many hikers.
China Peak Mountain Resort is located only 65 miles northeast of Fresno at scenic Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest. The mountain has 1,679 feet of vertical with a base elevation of 7,030 with a peak of just over 8,700 feet. The resort offers seven chairlifts, a T-bar and three moving carpets for the beginner skiers and snowboarders. Locally owned and operated, China Peak Mountain Resort provides a big Sierra experience close to home – with total acreage, elevations, vertical rise and terrain comparable to many Lake Tahoe resorts.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 300 in (762 cm) Top Elevation 8,708 ft (2,7654 m) Base Elevation 7,029 ft (2,142 m) Vertical Rise 1,678 ft (511 m) Rideable Acres 1,400 Lifts 11 lifts – 4 Triple chairs, 3 Double chairs, 1 T-bar, 3 magic carpets Trails 45 Terrain Parks 3 Longest Run 2 miles (3.2 km) Snowmaking Coverage 150 of 1,400 Terrain 11% beginner