Get your winter sports fix at the best mountain resorts around the West
Photo by David Fenton
Between Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, Bear Valley is literally at the end of the road: Caltrans stops plowing State 4 a couple of miles past the village. Evenings are more about bottles of wine in front of crackling fires than fancy cocktails. And the four-story granite fireplace in the rustic ski-in, 51-room Bear Valley Lodge is all the nightlife you’ll need.
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