Soda Springs in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Probably the first skier of the West. This Viking son of Norway, exemplified the spirit of a true pioneer. Strong, daring, faithful and courageous he was the answer to Californiaís motto
Erected by Snowshoe Thompson Lodge No. 78, Sons of Norway, Yuba City, Ca.
Location. 39° 20.243′ N, 120° 21.026′ W. Marker is in Soda Springs, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached Click for map. Marker is located in the parking area of Boreal Ridge Ski area in front of the Western American Skisport Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Soda Springs CA 95728, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Western America Skisport Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norden Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Summit Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cal Lodge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tri Lodges (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sugar Bowl (approx. 1.8 miles away); Charlie Chaplinís Gold Rush (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Magic Carpet (approx. 1.8 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Gravesite at the Genoa Cemetery
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