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Tahoe Donner will host Lake Tahoe premiere of ‘Return to Paradise’

Tahoe Donner will host the Lake Tahoe premiere of 'Return to Paradise – A Skier’s Journey' on Wednesday April 11. This inspirational film documents former champion freestyle skier Mike Vowels and his return to skiing 28 years after a paralyzing ski accident in 1985. [caption id="attachment_7999" align="alignright" width="300"] Mike Vowels returned to...
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Olympic skier Mark Engel honored March 10 at Tahoe Donner

Olympic skier Mark Engel will receive a hero’s welcome Saturday, March 10 at Tahoe Donner ski resort in Lake Tahoe. Engel, who learned to ski as a child at Tahoe Donner, competed in men’s slalom at the recently completed Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. He finished 31st in the slalom, his lone event at his...
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Mark Engel of Truckee earns Olympic berth

His ultimate goal has been reached. Mark Engel of Truckee will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. U.S. Ski & Snowboard recently announced its selections for the U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team and Engel’s name was on the list. There are 22 athletes who qualified for the team. The Winter Olympics begin Feb....
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Tahoe Donner will become 9th Tahoe ski resort to open

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort will open Friday (Dec. 8), becoming the 9th Lake Tahoe resort to open for the 2017-18 season, Tahoe Donner kicks off its season with skiing and snowboarding off the Snowbird Chair and the Learning Center Conveyor, starting at 9 a.m. Skiers and riders can take advantage of discounted lift tickets...
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Schwartz named Tahoe Donner director of marketing

Christina Schwartz has been named director of marketing and member relations at Tahoe Donner Association. Schwartz joins the Tahoe Donner team with a robust brand marketing background, leading GoPro Inc.’s brand as vice president of brand and creative services. [caption id="attachment_7123" align="alignright" width="300"] As the director of marketing and member...
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Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area opens

It’s all systems go at Tahoe Donner, which opened its Downhill Ski Area today (Dec. 9) for the 2016-2017 season. Tahoe Donner’s three additional winter venues –Cross Country Ski Area, Snowplay, and Winter Golf Academy at Tahoe Donner Golf Course – had previously opened. [caption id="attachment_5941" align="alignright" width="300"]For initial operations, the Snowbird Chair, the... 				</div>
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Lake Tahoe’s smaller ski resorts offer family-friendly atmosphere

Today’s larger ski resorts offer high-speed lifts, on-mountain fine dining, slope-side condominiums, and retail space that some strip malls would envy. [caption id="attachment_5551" align="alignright" width="300"]Featuring five lifts and 30 trails, Diamond Peak has always been known as one of Lake Tahoe’s premiere family resorts. Featuring seven lifts and 31 trails,...
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