South Lake Tahoe
Alpine 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.
Another 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.
From 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.