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China Peak Sierra Summit Reviews

New2Utah

Fantastic resort with no crowds

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Pros: Friendly; Scenic; Great lift layout; Fun runs; Excellent grooming

Cons: Slow lifts; Long drive; Even with lots of fresh snow, they couldn't get all the lower mountain open

Of course, weather accounts for a tremendous amount of one's ski experience, and my trip to China Peak followed a tremendous storm in which they got more snow than anywhere else in California, so take my review with a grain of salt! It was amazing! The snow quality measured up to the best I've experienced in Colorado or Utah. And after the storm, the sky cleared up and we had several bluebird days with plenty of sunshine--and even 3 days after the storm there were fun untracked corners of this decent-sized mountain. They have nice steeps to challenge advanced/intermediate skiers, and lots of great cruisers. Everyone was very friendly, and Fresno is a surprisingly fun city. China...
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