Lake Tahoe is renowned not only for its namesake lake, but for its abundance of exhilarating activities that are available year-round. The winter season here is no exception, and both skiing and snowboarding are the king of all cold-climate activities in Lake Tahoe!
Read on to learn more about where to go for the quintessential Lake Tahoe wintertime experience that you and your loved ones will cherish for years to come! Read on to learn more about one of the top winter activities in Lake Tahoe!
The Best Places to Ski and Snowboard in Lake Tahoe
There are so many fantastic ski resorts in Lake Tahoe and trails that are perfect for hitting the fresh powder. Where you want to go will ultimately depend on which side of the lake you’d prefer to spend your time on!
On the North Shore, you’ll find Alpine Meadows, Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, Boreal Mountain Resort, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Squaw Valley USA, Tahoe Donner Ski Area, Northstar-at-Tahoe Ski Resort, and Soda Springs Winter Resort. Sugar Bowl and Soda Springs are located on Donner Summit, and Tahoe Donner Ski Area is just five miles from Donner Lake, near the scenic town of Truckee. Children and beginners will enjoy Soda Springs and Diamond Peak. Skiers and riders of all levels can challenge themselves at the other wonderful Lake Tahoe ski resorts previously listed, which boast a variety of trail types.
Lake Tahoe’s South Shore has Kirkwood Ski Resort, which is known for its 2,300 acres of terrain and having the driest and lightest snow in the area. Heavenly Lake Tahoe is also based here, where you can witness some of the most striking views of Lake Tahoe in the region.
The West Shore of Lake Tahoe holds Homewood Mountain Resort, where you’ll encounter some of the most ample powder in all of Lake Tahoe, as the resort receives an average of 450 inches of snowfall each year. It was also ranked #12 for its 1,650-foot vertical drop and its 1,60 acres of terrain in a magazine readers poll conducted by SKI magazine.
Tahoe Signature Properties – Your Ticket to the Top Winter Activities in Lake Tahoe
We have dozens of high-quality vacation rental properties that are located near all of the best skiing and snowboarding in Lake Tahoe! Contact our friendly reservations team to find out more information about the skiing or snowboarding in Lake Tahoe and other exciting things that await you during your time in Lake Tahoe when you book your stay in one of our elite vacation rental homes or cabins in this stunningly gorgeous mountain locale today!