North Lake Tahoe in Winter

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Home to 12 ski resorts, North Lake Tahoe boasts North America’s largest concentration of ski resorts for all ski levels. For non-skiers, head off-mountain for winter festivals, the annual Polar Bear Swim, new après ski dining options and a variety of winter activities.

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

  • Two mountains, one lift ticket and over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, with slopeside lodging, non-stop activities and event, and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques
  • 42 lifts, 6000+ acres, 270+ trails and 14 easy-to-navigate zones
  • Voted Best Ski Resort in North America two years in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice
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Northstar California Resort

  • For the modern family that prefers substance with a unique, laid-back style, Northstar California Resort combines California cool with high-end luxury, on-mountain exhilaration with a sophisticated alpine village atmosphere.


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Sugar Bowl

Perched atop Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Resort has been family owned since the beginning in 1939. While visiting Sugar Bowl much of the historic charm is still maintained within the modern resort. Touches of Austrian character and Bavarian styling provide a glimpse into Hannes Schroll’s and other founders’ vision for this unique mountain.


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Diamond Peak

Celebrating 50 years of skiing and snowboarding fun this winter, Diamond Peak Ski Resort remains North Lake Tahoe’s hidden gem. Located in Nevada’s Incline Village, the affordable, family friendly resort offers breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, a summit elevation of 8,540-feet and a 1,840-foot vertical drop. Skiers and boarders can experience 655 acres of beginner to expert-level terrain including some of the best tree skiing in the Tahoe Basin, uncrowded slopes and a friendly atmo sphere that families love.


Homewood Mountain Resort

Great views of Lake Tahoe from 90% of Homewood’s trails.  Lifts service over 1260 acres (510 hectares ) and 57 trails.  There are two terrain parks for boarders and the resort has a repoutation for high quality grooming.

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Mt. Rose

  • Closest to the Reno Airport, offering easy access for arrival day and/or departure day
  • Tahoe’s highest base resort at 8260’ & home to the infamous “chutes” with over 1500’
  • The closest ski area to Reno and the highest based ski area in the Tahoe Lake region.  The Northwest Magnum Express six -person chairlift which can transport skiers to the resort summit in four minutes.
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