The cold, crisp air is exhilarating and Lake Tahoe, North America’s alpine lake, is a winter wonderland. Set in the Sierra Nevada mountains where as much as 400 inches of snow falls each year, Lake Tahoe offers ski adventures for the entire family. Plus there are snow sports and access to arts and cultural events, spectacular shows and lots of places with excellent food and drink. There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush you get when you stand atop a ski slope on Lake Tahoe and see the soft, new snow beckoning below.
Places like Heavenly Mountain Resort with magnificent views of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the longest vertical drop and the region’s highest elevation. It also boasts Lake Tahoe’s largest ski area on squawalpine.com and an amazing network of beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert trails, a variety of terrain, top-notch nightlife and entertainment and world-class luxury. There’s also Northstar California Resort with its wonderful high-end luxury lodgings, 8,600 foot elevation, 20 lifts, wide long groomers and challenging tree skiing trails galore.
Diamond Peak Ski Resort is another of Lake Tahoe’s gems. Nestled in picturesque Incline Village, the resort features miles of uncrowded runs, an award-winning ski school and breathtaking views.
Lake Tahoe’s unquestioned star attraction is Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows. Set in the iconic Olympic Valley which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, visiting Squaw Valley is an unforgettable experience. This legendary destination is home to the jagged peak of McConkey’s, one of the world’s most famous lifts, breathtaking vistas and some of the best ski trails on the planet. Add places like the amazing groomer Mountain Run and miles of terrain for every level of skier, and an endless array of places to dine and shop and it’s easy to see why Squaw Valley has remained one of America’s top ski destinations for generations.
Just a 15 minutes lift ride away is Alpine Meadows Resort with its Pacific Crest bowls, wide open terrain, high-speed 6-person Summit lift and spectacular view of Lake Tahoe. Its chalet-style lodges, over 100 trails, groomed runs and incredible mountain adventures that spans more than 2,400 acres. Plus you can enjoy both resorts with one ticket.
Come see the best Lake Tahoe has to offer.