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News from Northern California

Check out all the latest happenings at Northern California ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Northern California weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Northern California ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Northern California coverage from the entire ski season.

Which Ski Resorts Have the Most Vertical? ©Liam Doran

Which Ski Resorts Have the Most Vertical?

Which ski resorts in North America have the biggest verticals? Test your knowledge with this infographic.

Where to Ski in Early November ©Liam Doran

Where to Ski in Early November

Find the best ski resorts for November skiing and riding in North America using this projected list of resort openi...
Tahoe Donner Announces New Mountain Enhancements for Winter 2018/19 ©Derek Moore

Tahoe Donner Announces New Mountain Enhancements for Winter 2018/19

Introducing the new Snowbird triple chairlift, enhanced beginner experience, and an expanded grooming fleet at Taho...

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  • Resorts With the Most Trails & Lifts ©Paul Morrison/Whistler Blackcomb

    Resorts With the Most Trails & Lifts

    Avoid the dreaded base-area pileup with these top 10 ski resorts, which offer the most lifts and trails in North America.

    2nd October 2018

  • How Does Wind Affect Snow?  ©Heavenly/Vail Resorts

    How Does Wind Affect Snow?

    Wind direction can make or break snowfall accumulation at ski areas. These wind patters are responsible for generating maximum powder at Jackson Hole, Lake Tahoe & Vail.

    25th September 2018

  • Best Resorts for Thanksgiving Powder Turns ©Skye Chalmers

    Best Resorts for Thanksgiving Powder Turns

    These North American ski resorts are your best bets for skiing and riding during the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday.

    23rd September 2018

  • What’s New for Winter 2018-2019 at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows ©Liesl Hepburn

    What’s New for Winter 2018-2019 at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

    With opening day scheduled for Friday, November 16, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is counting down the days to the start of the ski and ride season and the official winter debut of the new Ikon Pass, which offers access to 36 destinations around the globe. Ikon Pass destinations span three continents, four Canadian provinces, and 12 states, with four in California alone: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort. From renovations at the Alpine Meadows Base Lodge to major strides in sustainability that impact the entire region, the resort continues its pursuit of creating extraordinary experiences while protecting the region’s legendary mountains and natural environment. The introduction of new events, activities and ski and snowboard school programs will continue to enhance the guest experience, while the resort also celebrates a historic milestone: the 50th anniversary of the Aerial Tram.

    21st September 2018

  • 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America

    10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America

    See the infographic below for a detailed look at which top 10 ski areas can claim the most acreage (both lift served and overall) across North America.

    17th September 2018

  • Ikon vs. Epic: Season Pass Comparison © Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

    Ikon vs. Epic: Season Pass Comparison

    We’ve broken down the Ikon Pass vs. Epic Pass in a side-by-side, data-point comparison to match prospective pass holders with the season pass that best fits their skier type and priorities.

    10th September 2018

  • Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass ©Liam Doran

    Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass

    Which Ikon Pass makes sense for you? Check out the 2018/2019 season pass prices for the Ikon Pass here.

    3rd September 2018

  • 2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products ©Liam Doran

    2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products

    2018/2019 season pass prices for multi-region ski passes.

    3rd September 2018

  • 2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Deals: West Coast ©Liam Doran

    2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Deals: West Coast

    A list of the 2018/2019 early bird season pass prices for ski resorts in California.

    3rd September 2018

  • Buyer's Guide to the Epic Pass ©Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    Buyer's Guide to the Epic Pass

    What Epic Pass is right for you? Check out our shopping guide to help make the decision easier.

    3rd September 2018

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Best Northern California Hotels

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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court Truckee, 96161
* 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.
* 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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Squaw Valley Lodge
201 Squaw Peak Rd Olympic Valley, 96146
* 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.
* 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.
The view from our room!
629 Sugar Bowl Rd. Norden, 95724
* 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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