PIONEER SKI AREA OF AMERICA, JOHNSVILLE

Historical Landmark

Description:
The first sport ski area in the western hemisphere was in the Sierra Nevada, and by 1860 races were being held in the Plumas-Sierra region. The mining towns of Whiskey Diggings, Poker Flat, Port Wine, Onion Valley, La Porte, Jamison City, and Johnsville organized the earliest ski clubs and annual competitions.


Registration Date: 1/18/1960

Location:
City: Blairsden
County: Plumas

Directions:
In front of Museum at Plumas-Eureka State Park, from Hwy 70 go S on State Hwy 89, then W on County Road A14, 5 mi SW of Blairsden


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