Lake Tahoe California Ski Resorts, Skiing Areas

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If Lake Tahoe is known for one thing above all else, it’s the skiing. Why? 15 resorts, all located a quick trip away. Whether you’re looking for a large world-class facility, a small hill for kids, or a locally owned family resort, you can find it all here in Lake Tahoe.

Soda Springs

Quick access and one of Tahoe’s best snow parks means this is a perfect resort for families with kids.

Mt. Rose Ski Area

This mountain is ideal for the advanced skiers as 50% of the runs are rated advanced or expert. It’s also home to Tahoe’s highest base elevation at 8,260’.

Homewood Mountain Resort

Homewood Resort is known for having some of the best powder in Tahoe as the resort receives an average of 450 inches of snow per year. It’s also known for its extraordinary lake views.

Granlibakken Mountain Resort

Home to a small ski hill, Granlibakken is perfect for beginners who are looking for a quiet place to hone their skills.

Bear Valley Ski Resort

Bear Valley Mountain Resort, located approximately 3.5 hours from South Lake Tahoe, is a small ski resort perfect for families looking for a boutique all-around mountain with a little something for everyone.

Boreal Mountain

With 55% of Boreal’s 480 acres rated as intermediate, Tahoe’s most convenient resort is perfect for all-around skiers and riders looking for quick access to great terrain.

Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Visitors come to Diamond Peak Ski Resort for a chance to ski and ride on some of the most beginner and kid friendly terrain in Tahoe.

Donner Ski Ranch

Visitors come to Donner Ski Ranch for a chance to escape the crowds of Tahoe’s larger resorts and ski on over 505 acres of skiable terrain.

Alpine Meadows

Famous for its convenient location, epic powder, and variety of terrain.

Sierra at Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe treats visitors to 2,000 acres of skiable terrain, as well as a variety of mountain services such as equipment rentals, lessons, and childcare.

Squaw Valley

With over 4,000 acres of skiable terrain and a 2,850’ vertical drop, Squaw Valley is one of the largest ski resorts on the North Shore.

Sugar Bowl

Wonder why they call it Sugar Bowl? With over 500 inches of average snowfall, more than any other resort in North Lake Tahoe, the resort certainly lives up to its name


Visitors come to Heavenly Ski Resort to experience one of the largest ski resorts in North America with over 4,800 acres of skiable terrain and a 3,500 foot vertical drop.

Northstar at Tahoe

Home to one of the largest snowmaking systems in Tahoe, Northstar ensures that no matter the weather, their 3,000 acres of skiable terrain are always ready for a run.

Kirkwood Mountain

Kirkwood Mountain is known for its convenient location, just two hours from Sacramento, and for having some of the lightest, driest powder in Tahoe.

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