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Dodge Ridge

Dodge Ridge

10-Day Snow Potential - New!
Upcoming Snow Potential
3-Day
0"
5-Day
0"
10-Day
12"
This is Less Than Average for Dodge Ridge

Core Strengths

Dodge Ridge
Snow Volume
61.0
Overall
58.6
Snow Quality
58.3
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

97

Rank in
Region

13

Rank in
State

11

This resort is often compared with:

Donner Ski Ranch
Boreal
Squaw Valley
Best time for snow at
Dodge Ridge
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Dodge Ridge

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
True Snow: 350" per year
Snow Quality Rank

84

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

55

Dodge Ridge is ranked No. 55 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

16.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

32.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

30.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

55

Dodge Ridge is ranked No. 55 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

84

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1600 ft

8200 ft
Base Elevation: 6600 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Dodge Ridge

Dodge Ridge has no detail snow data, but we estimate 350 inches snowfall, comparable to nearby and similarly situated Bear Valley. Dodge Ridge is forested to its 8,200 foot summit, so powder skiing can be good even on severe storm days. Average snow density of 12% is not the blower of the Rockies but easily managed on modern fat rockered skis.

Accumulation and Preservation

Early season coverage is eased by Dodge Ridge's overall intermediate pitch as well as the high snowfall. However, California droughts can be extreme, so even the snowiest areas are less than ¼ open at Christmas in the worst 15% of seasons. Dodge Ridge is about half north-facing but elevation range of 6,600 - 8,200 feet is low for California, so overall snow preservation is below average.