Set in the Sierra Nevada Mountains overlooking a beautiful alpine lake, Lake Tahoe is home to a whopping 14 ski resorts, catering to everyone from black-diamond skiers to families to first timers. Whether you're looking for a luxury resort, proximity to lively casinos, a family-friendly environment, or a fabulous lakefront view, we have the perfect place for you to create a memorable ski vacation.
Edgewood Tahoe, is only minutes from world-class Heavenly Mountain via complimentary shuttle, and just a short drive to numerous other mountain options as well. From ski/snowboard school, rental choices with discounts, lift ticket purchases, and nearby mountain resort conditions, the Concierge / Guest Services team is available to provide personal guidance to make sure you get to where you need to be and to make the most of your ski experience. Special group pricing is available if you have a group of 20 or more. Below we have included a list of some of the ski resorts you can easily hit up while staying at Edgewood.
Straddling the California-Nevada border, Heavenly Mountain Resort is the largest ski resort in the area. It spreads out across 4,800 acres on the lake's South Shore, with more than 34 miles of groomed runs, many of which overlook the serene blue lake. Skiers of all levels will be happy here. For non-skiers, there's tubing, sleigh rides, and the casinos are just a short gondola ride away.
With 2,000 feet of vertical drop and over 2,300 acres of terrain ranging from calm, groomed, beginner runs to hair-raising cornices and cliffs, there’s something for everyone at Kirkwood. There’s something magical that happens when storms roll into Kirkwood. Some like to say Kirkwood measures their snow in feet not inches, and others simply sum it up as the “K-Factor.” Storms come from the north and south, pick up precipitation on the west coast, funnel through a tight canyon up the Sierra Foothills and UNLOAD on Kirkwood’s perfect position. The “K-Factor” generates quality skiing and riding conditions throughout the winter season. Whether it’s a sunny California day or pure stormy bliss, Kirkwood provides fun skiing and riding in all conditions.
On the lake's North Shore, Northstar California Resort has more than 3,100 skiable acres, including 20 lifts, two gondolas and a terrain park including a 22-foot superpipe designed by Shaun White. This high-end resort area offers plenty of dining options and outdoor adventures for apres ski time.
If you're traveling with ski gear, we can even help you arrange for a ski valet to store, clean and manage your equipment when you're not whooshing down a powdery run.
Nearby, Squaw Valley Resort in Olympic Valley served as the host site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. With a base elevation of 6,200 ft., Squaw Valley features 30 chairs, an aerial tram, four terrain parks and an outdoor ice-skating rink. After a day on the slopes, you can explore charming Tahoe City or relax in your luxury lodging.
Just a little over an hour's drive from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Lake Tahoe is an easy-to-reach ski destination. Averaging more than 300 sun-filled days a year, Lake Tahoe boasts a ski season that runs from mid-November to the end of April.
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