Category Archives: Tahoe Ski Resorts

First snowfall at Lake Tahoe ski resorts

There’s only one day left in summer, but it’s already looking like winter, thanks to the first snowfall at Lake Tahoe ski resorts Thursday. Forecasters were calling this an unseasonably cool weather system that could drop 3 to 6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 7,000 feet. Up to 8 inches was possible over higher...
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Diamond Peak ski resort adds new terrain park

A family-friendly ski resort, Diamond Peak will add one more element to its arsenal for the 2017-18 ski season – a new terrain park. Located in Incline Village, last season Diamond Peak celebrated its 50th anniversary with amazing snow totals and was able to extend skiing and snowboarding into late April. Since opening day in 1966, Diamond...
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Mt. Rose ski resort adds $2 million in improvements

Following a record-setting season that extended until Memorial Day, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe invested over $2 million in capital improvements this summer that will significantly enhance the guest experience during the 2017-18 season and beyond. [caption id="attachment_7128" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Rose received more than 770 inches of snow last season., the most in...
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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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Homewood Mountain Resort adds Silverton Mountain

Being a season passholder at Homewood Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe will have more value to skiers and snowboarders for the 2017-18 ski season. For the first time, Homewood Mountain and its sister resort – Red Lodge Mountain in Montana – have partnered with Silverton Mountain in Colorado to offer reciprocal season passholder benefits during the 2017-18 winter season. [caption id="attachment_7093"...
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Squaw Valley ski season finally ends

The longest season in Squaw Valley history ended Saturday. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced today that the Lake Tahoe ski resort is officially closed after offering skiing and riding for a record 200 days during the 2016-17 season. [caption id="attachment_7063" align="alignright" width="300"] Extreme snow storms had Squaw Valley employees...
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Lake Tahoe ski resorts record 8 of Top-10 snow totals in North America

How good was the 2017 ski season in Lake Tahoe? Eight of the top-10 snow totals at North American ski resorts were recorded at Lake Tahoe area ski resorts. [caption id="attachment_7057" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Rose ski resort near Lake Tahoe had the third highest snow total (768 inches) in...
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On Lake Tahoe’s Fourth of July menu: Skiing at Squaw Valley

A rare item on the menu this Fourth of July weekend in Lake Tahoe: Skiing. Yes, that’s right Squaw Valley is open today until Tuesday for both skiing and snowboarding. The usual snow attire is different when you are skiing in July. Expect to see people in swim suits, shorts and nothing heavier than a light...
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Squaw Valley extends hours for Fourth of July skiing

Anticipating more skiers and snowboarders visiting for the Fourth of July holiday, Squaw Valley ski resort has extended its hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. [caption id="attachment_7026" align="alignright" width="300"] Part of the fun skiing this time of year at Squaw Valley is skiing for several hours and then...
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