Related Regions: Sierra Nevada, Northern California, California, North America, United States, Lake Tahoe

Donner Ski Ranch Skiing

Closed
Season Start/End: 12/ 3 - 4/17
Elevation
:
7031ft - 8012ft
Trails
:
25%| 50%| 25%| 0%
Lifts
:
8
Lift Tickets
:
from US$20.00 to US$59.00
Complete list of prices

Donner Ski Ranch was first utilized for skiing in 1937 and is located high atop historic Donner Summit. The area's first rope tow was located at the base of the current lodge. Today, Donner has 400 skiable acres, 5 double and 1 triple chairlifts.

Mountain Sports School, rental/retail shop, cocktail lounge, and cafeteria. Telemark lessons available. Free ski/historic tours.

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Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 2
  • 8
    Total

Elevation

  • 8012ft
    Summit
  • 750ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 7031ft
    Base

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    50%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    52

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    505 ac

  • Snow Making

    60 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/03/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 183
  • Projected Closing: 04/17/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 200
  • Years Open: 79
  • Average Snowfall: 396"

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Donner Ski Ranch Reviews

  • Mike Fyfe


    • 4
    21st November 2016

    Full review

      Nice family oriented, low key, good prices..nice view of Donner Lake at the top. Nice lodge on the backside to stop and...
     
  • Haffassa Tempts


    • 4
    16th November 2016

    Full review

      DSR is close and easy to get to, the rates are low, and it doesn't get crowded. The best part is that...
     
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