People from all over the world go skiing on Lake Tahoe, to see the intimate feeling of the famous deep, dry and thin Tahoe snow. The area around Tahoe receives an average snowfall of 409 inches per year. That's over 34 feet per season!
With 14 downhill ski resorts and ten cross-country ski centers, Lake Tahoe Ski attracts all levels and ages. Enjoy the quiet trails that pass through the countryside through mountain streams and tree cabins or crush on steep mountainous terrain thousands of feet above the blue stretch of Lake Tahoe.
A number of large world-class ski resorts call Lake Tahoe home. Heavenly Ski Resort boasts the highest peak on Lake Tahoe and 4,800 acres patrolling California and Nevada, one of the largest ski resorts in the country. Close to the Squaw Valley draws novice skiers and experts alike. Try open skiing at this resort, which is a bit funky, but a lot of fun.
In the north of the lake, Alpine Meadows shines in the Sierra Nevada sun, and attracts many, more than the remaining secret. Alpine meadows traditionally boast the earliest and longest season. Wonderful skiing for experts and an area next to the primary resort for the first time. Kirkwood is also quieter and slightly harder, featuring the best snow in Tahoe and shooting the classic slopes.
The Lake Tahoe area offers hundreds of miles of exciting cross-country skiing trails, challenging climbing and open meadows, and of course great views of Lake Tahoe.
The Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area comprises 65 km of scenic ski trails, with expert instruction and rental for all ages. Cross-country skiing on Lake Spooner in Lake Tahoe, Nevada offers cabins and Scandinavian-style trails of more than 9,000 acres. The Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort boasts the largest tract system in North America, spanning an area of 3,300 kilometers.
All ski resorts offer discount packages for long stays, cross-country skiing and snowboarding instructions. Daily tickets start at $ 20 for the smallest ski resorts and cross-country ski centers and go up from there. Throughout the season, events such as races, clinics and parties are attracting world-class skiers, parties and families.
Lake Tahoe Ski is world-class, making it one of the most popular skiing destinations in the world.