Summit Ski Area

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Summit Ski Area was established in 1927, and is the second oldest continuously operating ski area in the United States. Summit’s base elevation is 4,000 feet and it has 306 feet of vertical lift for skiing.

At the East end of Government Camp, Summit is known for its 2,300-foot long chairlift accessing 3.5 miles of beginner and intermediate trails and a tubing hill.  Summit also operates Snow Bunny, a snow play area and parking lot, approximately 1.5 miles east of Government Camp. Summit is a popular family place to learn to ski, snowboard and snowshoe. 

Summit offers ski and snowboard lessons and rentals and also offers food and beverage in the base area lodge.