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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Guide

Lake Tahoe, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length259km
Highest Lift3,080m
Lowest Lift1,990m
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Sacramento
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Lake Tahoe

The American ski resort of Lake Tahoe is at an altitude of 1,990m, with 259km of marked runs.

Summary

Lake Tahoe is one of the larger Ski Resorts in United States and has direct access to 259km of downhill skiing, with 84 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 3,080m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Lake Tahoe offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Lake Tahoe offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Lake Tahoe.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lake Tahoe?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Lake Tahoe.

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Ski Area Stats

Lake Tahoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
84
Downhill
Total Length
259km
Cross Country
Total Length
100km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
29

Altitudes

Lake Tahoe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,080m
Lowest Piste1,990m
Max Vertical1,090m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lake Tahoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Lake Tahoe?

This ski resort is in Placer, California, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lake Tahoe is Reno Tahoe, 71 minutes drive away.

Sacramento airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 29 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Lake Tahoe open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Lake Tahoe, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tourist Office Website for the latest.

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