UNDISCOVERED BUT YET NOT TOO FAR OUT OF THE WAY
CAPTURE THE ROMANCE OF AN OLD RUSTIC LODGE
LONGBOARD PIONEERS, FIRST DOWNHILL RACING
Come capture the romance of an old rustic lodge nestled in the backwoods of Eureka State Park. Hang you mittens and warm yourself around the big circular fireplace with a crackling fire. Sit back and enjoy the stories and conversations of the local skiers, the areas history and the atmosphere of the Intorf Lodge.
Reminisce about the pioneers who introduced longboards, then known as snowshoes, and who introduced the first downhill racing in the western hemisphere, right here in Plumas County in the early 1850's..
Experience authentic longboard racing each winter at Ski Gold Mountain as brave members of the Plumas Ski Club, established in 1951, strap-on 12 foot long skis weighing 20 pounds and race to the finish line at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour.
Imagine eight miles of groomed cruising runs to steep glades, open bowls and airy cornices. We've got great terrain to satisfy every skiing ability. The front, east facing bowl visible from deck of the lodge features groomed ski runs for beginners through strong intermediates. MORE
A political subdivision of Plumas County, the Gold Mountain Community Services District provides water, sewer and fire protection services to the Gold Mountain Community. Community water wells provide crystal clear, great tasting water to each residence. MORE
Come relive history with the 8th Annual Longboard Revival Series reenacted and sponsored by the Plumas Ski Club, established in 1957. Every day somenting interesting, every week special events and great prizes for winners MORE
Ski Gold Mountain consists of 350 acres with a vertical drop of 675 feet reachable presently by poma lifts. An additional 1,325 feet can be achieved by hiking above the current ski lift for 2,000 vertical feet. There is also a clinic to try some alternative medicines unique to the region. MORE