Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Tahoe Donner

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Overall Rating: 3.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 45
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 18%
  • Beginner
  • 55%
  • Families
  • 64%
  • Intermediate
  • 36%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 18%
  • Advanced
  • 9%

Helpful Highlights:

Was only our second time skiing and really loved the beginner runs here. Lots of kids and families, so not ideal if single and looking to meet friends....

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  • 4

    Great for newbies

    by matthieu123 - 4th January 2010

    Pros: Easy runs, friendly staff, not many people

    Cons: short runs

    Was only our second time skiing and really loved the beginner runs here. Lots of kids and families, so not ideal if single and looking to meet friends.... Full review

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  • 1

    You get what you paid for

    by mikecisco72 - 26th December 2009

    Pros: none

    Cons: Loucy instructors

    We booked a three hour private lesson for my son, who is 6 years old. The instructor was just like a parrot kept talking the instructions. Never, once bothe... Full review

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  • 4

    The best place to learn

    by woodeye - 18th December 2009

    Pros: Very kid friendly and safe

    Cons: No snow makers

    My grandson and I just love this place.. He is new to the snow and this is the perfect place get started. His instructors said hi to him on our next trip u... Full review

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  • 5

    In response to lismo hate towards TD ski school

    by Truckeelocal - 27th January 2009

    Pros: Very family friendly, excellent ski school

    Cons: haven't found any

    Both of my kids have been through snowflakes program. We had an excellent experience with snowflakes as its one of the best ski school offered for little ki... Full review

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  • 5

    Skate skiing...BEST exercise ever!

    by gwiffie - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: Great trails, well-groomed

    Cons: none

    Skate skiing is a great sport and Tahoe Donner is my fav place to go. Their trails are fun & varied and their grooming is perfect! Friendly staff and nice ... Full review

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  • 1

    Do not recommend ski school

    by lisamo - 31st December 2008

    Pros: small resort

    Cons: Unorganized. Given wrong information. Unfriendly ski school manager.

    Will write more later, but attended ski school for 5 and 6 year old two days ago. Ski school for kids manager has worst attitude. My husband who is usually ... Full review

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