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2012 Sierra Ski-Orienteering Tour


In addition to hotel, motel, and inn accommodations, houses and condominiums are available for teams and individuals to rent. If you need an area to wax your skis, we recommend renting a house or cabin that includes access to a garage. Typical weekend rent at Bear Valley/Arnold for a 6–12 bed house is 1000 USD, and 500 USD for a 4–6 bed condominium. Typical weekly rent at Tahoe Donner/Truckee/Tahoe City for a 6–12 bed house is 1500 USD, and 1000 USD for a 4–6 bed condominium. Your full rent includes the advertised base rental, a housekeeping fee, and a 10% tax (based on the advertised rental).

Lake Tahoe/Truckee Lodging

Bear Valley Lodging

The closer lodging in Bear Valley offers easy and timely access to the Bear Valley Cross Country area. The other lodging locations are less expensive as you get further from Bear Valley, but there can be delays in getting to the cross country area if it is snowing. The following chart lists the ideal driving times between the lodging locations and Bear Valley cross country.

Venue Bear Valley Tamarack Arnold Murphys Angels Camp
Bear Valley Cross Country 1 min. 5 min. 27 min. 42 min. 53 min.

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Fri.-Sun., Jan. 27-29, Bear Valley Cross Country
Mon., Jan. 30, Northstar-At-Tahoe Cross Country
Tues., Jan. 31, Royal Gorge Cross Country
Wed., Feb. 1, Auburn Ski Club
Thur., Feb. 2, Tahoe Donner Cross Country
Fri.-Sun., Feb. 3-5, Tahoe Cross Country
Reno Airport (RNO)
Sacramento Airport (SMF)
Oakland Airport (OAK)
San Francisco Airport (SFO)

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1 Orienteering USA has a discount program with Motel 6 (CP 546190). Anyone can use this discount at any time, for any travel whatsoever — for orienteering and non-orienteering personal use, and on business. (In addition to the discount you receive, there's a benefit to Orienteering USA.)