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Pacific Crest North Bowls

Alpine Meadows
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About the Zone

Pacific Crest North Bowls is a secluded zone that offers up beautiful open bowls that funnel into chutes and cliffs. Some of the best skiing on a powder day can be found out in PCN.

Terrain Breakdown

Alpine pacific crest north bowls map

Getting Here

Head up Summit Express and unload to the right. A short traverse/hike along the ridge and then can pick a bowl, and drop in.

Lifts in the zone

  • Kangaroo
  • Summit

Local Tips For Pacific Crest North Bowls

Fresh all day

“On a powder day at Alpine I’ll usually take a few runs under the chairs before heading out to Beaver. It takes a while for people to hike out there, I know I can find fresh all day.”
Joani Gur

Estelle Bowl

“If my morning starts with a run in Estelle Bowl I know it’s going to be a great day.”
Pete Kukesh

Photos & Videos from the Zone

  • Snowboarders on the Pacific Crest North Bowls at Lake Tahoe
  • World of white at Alpine Meadows
  • skiing on the PCT north ridge at Lake Tahoe
  • Snowboarders on the Pacific Crest North Bowls at Lake Tahoe
  • World of white at Alpine Meadows
  • skiing on the PCT north ridge at Lake Tahoe

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