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Donner Ski Ranch Ski Resort

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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.

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Donner Ski Ranch Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

139"
87"
58"
29"
0"
0"
Dec
116"
Jan
39"
Feb
27"
Mar

Terrain Overview

31%
Beginners Runs
38%
Intermediate Runs
21%
Advanced Runs
10%
Expert Runs
52
Runs in Total
1.5 mi
Longest Run
313.8 ac
Skiable Terrain
60 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 8

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
0
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
5
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

8012'
Summit
750'
Vertical Drop
7031'
Base

Important Dates

December 20, 20202020/12/20

Projected Opening

April 11, 20212021/04/11

Projected Closing

170

Projected Days Open

163

Days Open Last Year

1937

Years Open

400"

Average Snowfall
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