Weekends only
Season Start/End: 12/28/2017 - 05/27/2018
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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Elevation

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

Lifts

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

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    50%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    52

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    505 ac


  • Snow Making

    60 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/28/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 183
  • Projected Closing: 05/27/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 200
  • Years Open: 81
  • Average Snowfall: 396"

Best Donner Ski Ranch Hotels

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629 Sugar Bowl Rd. Norden, 95724
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*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 - 9:45 and the not a single lift open. kinda windy, put looks to be a great storm day!   - © nickoliver32
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Donner Ski Ranch Reviews

  • Steve Austin

    • 1
    27th April 2017

    Full review

      My wife and two young children bought four tickets for the magic carpet, it was the kids first time on ski's. After...
     
  • Daniel

    • 5
    15th February 2017

    Full review

      Go here on pow days. Skip Sugar Bowl. They might struggle to open, but once they do you'll have guaranteed fresh turns...
     
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