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 Cisco Grove         Hwy 89 & 49 North                                      Donner Summit   Donner Lake
Donner Lake, Flora Lake, Mt. Judah, Donner Peak, Summit Lake, Soda Springs, Norden, Sugar Bowl
Zoom Out    Donner Summit Trails   Region  See printing tips.
Topo Maps: Flora Lake, Donner Pk. - Mt. Judah, Castle Peak

Exits:          Soda Springs (6,120 - 7,239 ft. elev.)
ExitService Available
8.6 Rest Stop    
9.1 Castle Peak, Boreal Ridge Rd.   Restaurant, Lodging
11.7 Soda Springs [174]   Restaurants, Mini-Mart, Lodging, Chain Services, LP Gas
14.8 Kingvale [171]   Mini-Mart, Gas, Chain Services

Services, recreation & sights: (See also Gas Price Page)
Castle Peak, Boreal Exit
Boreal Ski Area (530) 426-3666
Boreal Inn I-80 & Castle Peak Exit Truckee, CA (530) 426-3663

Soda Springs Exit

Donner Summit Beacon Gas - Foodmart, 22082 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA, (530) 426-9041, 8-9:45 Hrs.
Nyack Towing, 53102 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA, (530) 426-3523

Donner Summit Lodge (Fred's Hof Brau), 22002 Donner Pass Rd., 426-3638, 6 AM - 10 PM
Hollywood Cafe, 21719 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA, 426-0818,  
Soda Springs Store, 21719 Donner Pass Rd., 426-3080, 8 AM -7 PM
Clair Tappaan Lodge (Sierra Club) (530) 426-3632
Sights & Activities:
Ski Areas
Soda Springs     426-1010
Donner Ski Ranch 426-3635
Sugar Bowl       426-9000
Cross Country
Royal Gorge      426-3871, 1-800 500-3871, 

The Pacific Crest Trail crosses the highway just below the summit.
Hiking Trail List
See Trail info. at GORP
One of the better-known trails is to Roller Pass along part of the Pacific Crest Trail. There you can visit the site where wagons were literally pulled over the rock faces. This area is ideal for wildflower watchers.
Warren Lake Trail, Summit Lake Trail.
Maps at Tahoe's Best, Hiking at TahoeBackCountry.

Rock Climbing: From beginners to 5.11b. See map at Kieth Turners Reno/Tahoe Rock Climbing and Ultimate Tahoe.

Kingvale Exit

Kingvale Shell & Mini-Mart, 53102 Donner Pass Rd., (530) 426-3477, 6 AM - midnight (24 Hrs. when snowing)

Radio:  FM: 89.5, 94.7, 97.9-hispanic, 98.5, 100.7-oldies, 101.1, 103.3, 107.5

   AM: Road Conditions 1610
Yahoo Local Pages:Maps:
Soda Springs Page. Tiger Map at Census Bureau (It's slow).
Norden Page. Faster version via USGS Map Server.
Kingvale Map at Yahoo.
Map links at Donner Summit Trails

See Also: Trails - Donner Summit Area
Hotels in Soda Springs
Donner Pass Area Information

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