The Best Lake Tahoe Skiing Is At Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows

The Lake Tahoe area is one of the largest and most fabulous places to ski in the U.S. The area features seven beautiful resorts — Kirkwood, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Homewood and North Star California — With 22,000 square acres of skiing and the majestic Lake Tahoe right in the center.

Explore Lake Tahoe’s rich history. There’s plenty to enjoy both on and off the slopes. The picturesque slopes boast varied trails, exciting scenery and hundreds of inches of snow each year. Whether you’re a novice skier or expert, you’re sure to have a great time. Beginner ski and snowboarding packages are available. Plan your trip today.

Each resort features fantastic amenities, warm and helpful staff and tons of activities night and day. There are plenty of restaurants, casinos and shopping venues in the area. And the lodging is second to none.

The Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resorts are choice destinations for Lake Tahoe skiing. Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, has over 4,500 skiable acres. President and CEO Andy Wirth completely overhauled the resort in 2011 to bring it on par with others in the U.S.

Squaw Valley has one of the longest ski seasons in the nation. The resort boasts 43 ski lifts and 270 trails and a 2,000 foot aerial tramway. Aside from skiing, snowboarding and many other winter activities, the resort has a full slate of summer events. Squaw valley hosts wine and beer events, concerts, Blues Day and the annual Funk Fest. The resort recently merged with Alpine Meadows Ski Resort.

Alpine Meadow, just 15 short minutes from Squaw Valley, is the perfect resort for the thrill-seekers in the family. Visitors will find over 2,400 square acres of fabulous skiing and 100 heart-pounding trails of pure excitement. The picturesque resort features chalet-style lodging and warm hospitality.

The Alpine Meadow slopes can be as challenging as mesmerizing. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced skier, you will enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience. Plans are in discussion to build a gondola to link the two facilities.

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