This museum was developed as an exhibition of Western North American ski history.
This museum was developed as an exhibition of Western North American ski history. Beginning with the California gold miners racing straight down the mountains at speeds of 80 mph on 14 foot “longboards,” western ski history is a fascinating part of western culture. Some exhibits include the Auburn Ski Club, Snowshoe Thompson, and the California Gold Camps and Longboard skiers.
- Hours Seasonal (Winter); Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 4 pm
- Address 19865 Boreal Ridge Road, Soda Springs, CA 95728
- Phone 530-426-3313
- Website Western SkiSport Museum
- Best Feature Featured Exhibits showcase the history of western ski sports in the United States.
- Auburn Ski Club
Just down the road from the Boreal Mountain Resort.
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Donner Summit Historical Society’s 20 Mile Museum highlights the history and beauty of the Summit. Interpretive signs have been placed mostly along Old Highway 40 and nearby from Auburn to Truckee.