Lake Tahoe is home to many ski and snowboarding resorts in California and Nevada. During the summer some of these resorts also offer lift access for mountain biking. We will be adding more information about these resorts.

South Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Lake TahoeThe closest to the Shoreline of Tahoe stores. In fact one of Shoreline’s locations is at the base of the Gondola in the Heavenly Village.

Sierra at TahoeThe next closest resort to South Lake Tahoe after Heavenly. Sierra has a great mountain that is full of really friendly people and terrain.

KirkwoodKirkwood has some of the best powder in all the Sierra. It is known to get more natural snow per year then any of the other resorts.


North Shore

Squaw ValleyHome of the 1960 Olympics. Over 2,800 vertical feet of pure mountain bliss. From the steep and deep to perfectly groomed corduroy you can get your winter fix at Squaw Valley.

Alpine MeadowsAlpine Meadows was founded in 1961 by a group of avid skiers from San Francisco who discovered the potential at Alpine Meadows while skiing at neighboring Squaw Valley. A number of families pooled resources to develop the resort and John Reily originally founded Alpine Meadows as Ward Peak.

Only 25 minutes from Reno. It is located about 30 miles south of Reno in the Carson Range. Mt. Rose is Tahoe’s highest base elevation at about 8,260 ft and the summit is 9,700 ft.

Diamond PeakAnother ski resort close to Reno. In 2008, Diamond Peak completed a $4 million dollar renovation of it’s base lodge. Phase Two of the renovation, the new Skier Services Building, was completed in the fall of 2010. This new facility houses the Child Ski Center, Ski and Snowboard School and Ticket Windows.

The second Vail resort in the Lake Tahoe area. Northstar California is Lake Tahoe’s premiere destination for skiing, snowboarding, cross country, skating and tubing in winter.

homewood-mountain-logoFrom groomed boulevards to hidden powder stashes, Homewood has it all.Ellis Peak shelters the entire mountain from the high-ridge winds, the term “wind hold” hasn’t been used at Homewood Mountain in years.