Tahoe North Shore Resorts
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ALPINE

Alpine Meadows – 2000 acres
Terrain: 2,000 acres-25% Beginner; 40% Difficult; 35% Most Difficult/Expert; 100+ trails. Snowmaking on 11 of 13 lifts.
Lifts: 1 high-speed 6 passenger chair, 1 high-speed quad, 4 triples, 5 doubles, 3 surface.
Elevations: Summit 8,637'; Base 6,835'; Vertical Drop 1,800'; Longest Run: 2.5 miles.
Snow Sport Schools: Ski & Snowboard instruction for adults and children. Tahoe Adaptive Ski school for people with mental and physical disabilities.
Amenities: Rental and repair shop, day lodge with large sun deck, bar, restaurant, cocktail lounge, cafeteria, on-mountain snack bars, sport shop, boulangerie, and mid-mountain deli.
Shuttle: Free daily North and West Shore bus.
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262
Location: 6 miles northwest of Tahoe City, CA on Hwy 89 & Alpine Meadows Road. PO Box 5279, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Info: 800-441-4423, 530-583-4232.

Diamond Peak – 665 acres
Located in Incline Village overlooking Lake Tahoe, Diamond Peak offers 1,840 vertical feet of terrain, no lift lines and breathtaking views. As one of Tahoe's most scenic and affordable resorts, Diamond Peak combines value-priced programs with spectacular skiing and boarding and miles of superbly groomed runs. Visit Diamond Peak.
It's a place where you won't get lost in the crowd or consumed by lift lines. It's a place where friendly personalized service will meet you at every turn. It's a place you'll remember. No Crowds. No Lift lines. No Hassles.
Location: 1210 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV 89451 (35 miles from Reno). Free Brochure: 775- 832-1177
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262
24 Hour Snowphone: 775-831-3211
Terrain: 18% Beginner; 46% Intermediate; 36% Advanced.
Elevations: 8,540' Summit; 6,700' Base.
Vertical Drop: 1,840', 4th longest at Lake Tahoe.
Snowmaking: 75% of developed terrain.
Ski and Snowboard School: Extensive ski and snowboard instruction for adults and children offered daily. Both group and private lessons available. Specialty clinics. Beginner lessons and rental packages.
Amenities: Two lodges, sun decks, rental/repair shop, sport shop, outdoor BBQ's, professional ski/snowboard school, child ski center (ages 3-7), full-service programs and packages for skiing, snowboarding and child accommodation.
Ski Shutttles: FREE throughout Incline Village and Crystal Bay.

Homewood Mountain Resort – 1260 acres
The perfect union of unparalleled lake views and terrain for all ability levels, whether you prefer open, groomed boulevards, gladed runs, pristine powder bowls or steep chutes.
More than 1,260 acres of varied skiing and snowboarding terrain lie just out of view on the slopes above "The Face".
Affordable pricing, excellent ski school programs and incredibly friendly staff makes us one of the greatest values for the whole family. Kids 10 and under ski free when accompanied by an adult. Our Children's Center offers skiing and snowboarding lessons in the Snowstars program.
Terrain: 15% Beginner; 50% Intermediate; 35% Advanced. Double Black Diamond skiing on Qual Face; Skiable Acres: 1,260.
Lifts: 1 quad chair, 2 triple chairs, 1 double chair, 4 surface lifts.
Ski School: Daily instruction in skiing and snowboarding, including beginner lessons and rental packages. Special women's snowboarding clinics. Propointer lessons.
For Children: The Snowstars program offers skiing and snowboarding lessons for kids 4-10. Call 530-525-2977 for reservations. Kids 10 and under ski free when accompanied by an adult.
Amenities: Two lodges, one sun-deck lodge, rental shop with full ski and snowboarding packages; retail shop. Two restaurants and cafe. Snowboard terrain parks and half pipe. Incredible lake views.
Location: Hwy. 89, 6 miles south of Tahoe City, 19 miles north of So. Lake Tahoe. 5145 W. Lake Blvd., PO Bow 165, Homewood, CA 96141.
Info: 530-525-2992
Snowphone: 530-525-2900
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262

Mt. Rose - Ski Tahoe – 1200 acres
Starting from the main lodge (8,260'), you're launched into nearly 1,500 vertical feet in just three and a half minutes. The reward? Panoramic views... spectacular Lake Tahoe to the west, the entire state of Nevada to the east. But the real payoff begins as you descend into nearly 1,200 acres of some of the Sierra's best powder on 60+ trails and endless glades.
No ski resort is more conveniently located than Lake Tahoe's Mt. Rose. It boasts the closest skiing and riding to the Reno/Tahoe International Airport. This ideal locale makes Tahoe's highest base ski resort the perfect choice for the first and last day of your Lake Tahoe vacation.
Terrain: 20% beginner (Green), 30% intermediate (Blue), 50% advanced (Black)
Longest Run: 2.5 miles
Terrain Parks: 2 Badlands & Double Down (both located in East Bowl)
Chairlifts: 2 "Six Pack" high-speed, detachable chair, 2 Quad chairs, 2 Triple chairs, 2 Surface Lifts
Total uphill lift capacity = 11,000 skiers per hour
Shuttles: Reno ski shuttles 7 days per week, 2 times per day.
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262.
Phone: (800) SKI-ROSE
Location: North Lake Tahoe, Mt. Rose Hwy - SR 431 ( See Locator Map ) 22 Mi. from Reno/Tahoe Airport
11 Mi. Lake Tahoe's North Shore, 25 Mi. from Downtown Reno.

Northstar-at-Tahoe – 2420 acres
Northstar is Lake Tahoe's top-rated family destination resort with activities and conveniences suitable to families of all ages. Family Fun Circle, Sports Illustrated for Kids and Ski Magazine have all rated Northstar among the best family ski resorts. Skiers and snowboarders can tackle 2,420 acres of terrain while cross-country enthusiasts explore 50 km of trails. Slopeside accommodations, a central village, restaurants, shops, snowshoeing, tubing, snowmobiling and licensed childcare complete the Northstar experience.
Terrain: 25% Beginner; 50% Intermediate; 25% Advanced. 50% of 70 runs have snowmaking; 2,420 acres of terrain.
Lifts: 3 surface, 2 magic carpets, 2 double chairs, 2 triple chairs, 5 express quads, express gondola.
Cross Country: 50 km cross-country center offering telemark, snowshoeing, skating and track skiing.
Amenities: On-site lodging and shuttle service, restaurants, bars, gourmet deli, pizza parlor, ski/snowboard rentals, repair shop, ski shop, licensed child care center, Swim & Racquet club, ski/snowboarding teaching area; snowmobile tours, terrain parks, tubing.
Location: Hwy 267 at Northstar Drive (6 miles between Truckee and No. Lake Tahoe), Truckee, CA 96161
Lodging: Call: 888-434-1262
General Info: 530-562-1010
Snowphone: 530-562-1330, 24-hr.

Squaw Valley USA – 4000 acres
Overlooking the scenic beauty of Lake Tahoe,Squaw Valley USA offers the most skiable acres in Lake Tahoe. The resort spans six Sierra peaks, with 4,000 acres of open-bowl terrain promising something for everyone. Abundant California sunshine is complemented by an average annual snowpack of 450 inches. Skiers and non-skiers alike enjoy the full mountain experience. At the mountaintop paradise, High Camp, el. 8,200' - featuring ice skating, hot tubbing, plenty of dining options and a family snow-tubing area.
Terrain:
4,000 acres-25% Beginner; 45% Intermediate; 30% Advanced; 6,200' Base Elevation; 9,050' Summit; 2,850' Vertical Drop: Longest Run is 3 miles.
Lifts: 1 cable car, 1 Funitel, 3 express six-pacs, 4 highspeed quads, 1 fixed quad, 8 triples, 8 doubles, 4 surface, 1 pulse lift.
Ski School: Ski, snowboard and telemark instruction; specialty women's and advanced clinics, beginner packages. Private guiding/lessons. Children's World-Junior Mountain 7-12, Snow School 4-6, Toddler Care 2-3.
Amenities: Over 30 restaurants & bars, year-round recreation complex, luxurious accomodations.
Ski Shuttles: Fron North Shore/ South Shore/ Reno: 530-581-7181 and across Lake Tahoe aboard the Tahoe Queen: 530-541-3364.
Location: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd., PO Box 2007, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262
Snowphone: 530-583-6955
Info: 530-583-6985

Sugar Bowl – 1500 acres
A classic alpine resort known for its deep snow and rich history, Sugar Bowl was home to the first chairlift in California and the first gondola in the nation. To complement Sugar Bowl's memorable style and famous customer service, recently a number of major improvements have been added, including 4 new express quads and a 20,000 sq. foot day lodge. This season Sugar Bowl added the new Mt. Lincoln Express Quad accessing some of the resort's best terrain. Also, Sugar Bowl is adding indoor seating for an additional 200 people at the Mt. Judah Day Lodge and further expanding their snowmaking system to cover 25% of the mountain. Visit Sugar Bowl and discover the magical mountain that enchanted Walt Disney.
Terrain: 1,500 acres; 17% Beginner; 43% Intermediate; 40% Advanced/Expert
Lifts: 4 express quads; 3 fixed grip quads, 3 doubles, 1 surface lift, 1 gondola.
Elevations: Summit: 8,383'; Base: 6,883'.
Vertical Drop: 1,500'; Longest Run: 3 miles.
Ski School: Personalized and group instructions offered daily for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. Full day children's programs and on-site childcare.
Amenities: Historic lodging, fine dining, 3 cafeterias, espresso bar, 3 bars and 2 on-site Sugar Bowl Ski & Sport shops with rentals.
Ski Shuttle: Complimentary hourly shuttle from Truckee.
Location: 10 miles west of Truckee, and 45 miles west of Reno on I-80, at the Norden exit. PO Box 5, Norden, CA 95724
Lodging: Call 888-434-1262
Snowphone: 530-426-1111

 
 
NORDIC

Northstar Cross Country, Telemark & Snowshoe Center
Location: Northstar Drive off Highway 267
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-562-2475
38 trails, 65km track. Offering skating, telemarking and snowshoe trails for all ability levels. Equipment, lessons and warming huts available.


Resort at Squaw Creek Cross Country Center
Location: 400 Squaw Creek Rd.
Squaw Valley, CA
Phone: 530-581-6637
Eleven trails, 18km track, 18km of groomed meadow ski trails. Ski in-out from the four-star luxury Resort at Squaw Creek. Onsite ski rental/repair shop, lessons, five restaurants, heated pools and luxurious spa and health club.


Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort
Location: 9411 Hillside Dr.
Soda Springs, CA
Phone: 800-500-3871
90 trails, 330km track provide unparalleled experiences at North America's largest cross country Ski Resort. 9000+ acres, 4 surface lifts, 10 warming huts, 4 trailside cafes, 2 overnight lodges, spacious day lodge with family center and weekend dog trails.


Tahoe Cross Country
Location: 925 Country Club Drive
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-583-5475
14 trails, 65km track. State-of-the-art grooming. Ski and snowshoe rentals, ski lessons and food by a warm fire. Three trailside warming huts. Dogs welcome. Located in the Highlands 3 mi. north of Tahoe City.


Tahoe Donner Cross Country
Location: Alder Creek at Wolfgang Road
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-587-9484
39 trails, 100km track. For those who want the definitive xc ski experience with fantastic trails and grooming...the views aren't bad either.