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Tahoe Donner Ski Resort

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Overview

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort is committed to being "the best place for family fun and learning," with wide-open bowls, uncrowded slopes, great beginner terrain, excellent grooming and a friendly, courteous staff. Enjoy the convenience of a high-speed quad, one triple chairlift and three surface lifts to access 17 runs and over 120 skiable acres at this family resort located just five miles from Donner Lake and less than 20 miles from Lake Tahoe. 

Motels and lodges less than three miles away in Truckee and in North Lake Tahoe.

Inside Scoop

Ski and snowboard lessons. Retail shop, rental shop, demo skis, restaurant, bar and grill, snack bar, and lounge.

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

70"
44"
30"
15"
0"
4"
Nov
39"
Dec
58"
Jan
52"
Feb
47"
Mar
3"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

40%
Beginners Runs
50%
Intermediate Runs
10%
Advanced Runs
17
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
120 ac
Skiable Terrain
20 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 5

1
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

7350'
Summit
600'
Vertical Drop
6750'
Base

Important Dates

December 09, 20222022/12/09
Projected Opening
April 09, 20232023/04/09
Projected Closing
121
Projected Days Open
150
Days Open Last Year
52
Years Open
350"
Average Snowfall
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