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

Overview

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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Elevation

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

Lifts

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

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    31%

  • Intermediate Runs

    38%

  • Advanced Runs

    21%

  • Expert Runs

    10%

  • Runs

    52

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    505 ac

  • Snow Making

    60 ac

More Info

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

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/20/201804/28/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    163
  • Projected Days Open
    170
  • Years Open
    82
  • Average Snowfall
    400"

Best Donner Ski Ranch Hotels

The view from our room!
629 Sugar Bowl Rd. Norden, 95724
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Donner Ski Ranch Reviews

Marlwy Behr
29th January 20195
Sarah
16th December 20185
I had my child in ski school and they had a great time! The manager was super helpful and the instructor Jamie...Full review
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