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Tahoe Donner Ski Resort

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Overview

You'll discover Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort in the upper reaches of Truckee. It is five miles from Donner Lake and less than 20 miles from Lake Tahoe. You will find one quad chairlift, one triple chairlift and three surface lift accessing 17 runs with over 120 skiable acres. Tahoe Donner Ski Resort is committed to being "the best place for family fun and learning." Wide-open bowls, uncrowded slopes, great beginner terrain, excellent grooming, and a friendly, courteous staff await all. Sledding and snow tubing is open during weekends and holidays periods at the Snowplay Recreation Area located at the Trout Creek Recreation Center.

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

63"
39"
26"
13"
0"
4"
Nov
40"
Dec
49"
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 17, 20222022/12/17
Projected Opening
April 09, 20232023/04/09
Projected Closing
121
Projected Days Open
150
Days Open Last Year
51
Years Open
350"
Average Snowfall
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