HOPE VALLEY OUTDOORS is located at Pickett’s Junction, at the intersection of State Route 88 and Highway 89 in Hope Valley. Our Yurt is on the south side of Highway 88.


We are a sustainable, off-the-grid, winter resort offering our customers the best in outdoor recreational opportunities!


If you’re looking  for cross-country skiing, back country skiing, snowshoeing, rentals, lessons, and even guided tours, Hope Valley Outdoors can provide experienced instruction and information for  all your outdoor needs.


We maintain the trails around our Yurt, and provide cleared parking for you. We appreciate your donation to help us to continue to do this.  We suggest $10, but any donation is welcome.


Please note that our grooming equipment accommodates only traditional/classic cross country style skiing (kick and glide).


Our quiet location is only 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe.


Always check weather and avalanche conditions prior to heading into the back country.


Hope Valley Outdoors operates under a Special Use permit with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest