With stunning mountain scenery and incredible skiing conditions, a ski trip to Lake Tahoe is an absolute must for any skier or snowboarder. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to Lake Tahoe isn’t easy.
So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With 15 ski resorts to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to Lake Tahoe.
Host site of the Winter Olympics in 1960, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows boast more than 6,000 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 42 lifts. The resort also offers 270 trails, the longest of which is 3.2 miles. While skiers of all abilities will find comfort on the slopes, the European-inspired village in Squaw Valley is a must-see for every visitor.
Nestled on the California-Nevada border, Heavenly Ski Resort boasts 97 runs and 28 lifts. Its 3,500 feet of vertical drops are unmatched anywhere else on the west coast. Heavenly also features a 2.4-mile gondola ride with panoramic views of the water, a guaranteed thrill for everyone in your group.
Northstar California is actually located on Mount Pluto, an extinct volcano. It last erupted 2 million years ago and the area now boasts gladed tree skiing, snow tubing, and more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain. To complete your stay, the resort also offers a wide array of accommodations including lodging with ski-in/ski-out access.
Often referred to simply as “The Wood,” Kirkwood Ski Resort offers a slope for every level of skier or snowboarder. The resort averages more than 350 inches of snowfall annually and features more than 80 trails, the longest at 2.5 miles. Spread across five different peaks, you can enjoy more than 2,300 acres of skiable terrain at Kirkwood.
Family-owned since 1939, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is one of the oldest ski resorts in California. It’s the perfect combination of old and new with an inviting Austrian charm and modern amenities. With more than 500 inches of annual snowfall, Sugar Bowl boasts 100 trails to explore across 4 peaks.
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