Lake Tahoe is famous worldwide for many reasons. The Olympics, the skiing, the beautiful lake- take your pick! Home to ski resorts with exceptionally long ski seasons as well, and plenty of ski resorts to choose from, the only difficulty you will have skiing Lake Tahoe is choosing which one to spend your time at. Can’t decide? Here are a few key details of each one that may help to make your decision just a little bit easier. From beginner to advanced terrain, there are plenty of runs for those of any experience level.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows
Home to the 1960s Winter Olympics and an outstanding amount of yearly snowfall, there are plenty of runs to choose from at both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows at Squaw Alpine. Only a short 15-minute distance apart from each other, they have a total of 270 runs to cruise down. With plenty of beginner, intermediate, and advanced terrain to ski on, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Why end the fun when the ski day is done? After you are finished skiing for the day, or practicing your tricks on one of the 6 terrain parks that these resorts have to offer, head down to the village to do some shopping or grab a bite to eat. Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are two of the finest resorts offered in the Lake Tahoe/South Tahoe area.
A great mountain for those who range from beginner to advance is Mt. Rose. With 86 different runs to choose from and the majority being intermediate terrain, it’s an ideal ski spot for large groups of varying experience levels. Have an adrenaline junkie in your group? Check out one of the 4 terrain parks offered at this great ski resort. When the day is done, enjoy a warm meal and drink down at the lodge. From sun up to sun down, Mt. Rose is an adventure waiting to happen.
With so many different mountains to choose from, and so much great snow, it might be hard to choose which resort to spend your time at. However, one thing is certain- you won’t regret your trip to any of these Lake Tahoe vacation resorts.