Lake Tahoe Skiing: Sierra-at-Tahoe
As the Highway 50 resort grows older so does its reputation for providing a family oriented atmosphere. The 43-year-old resort focuses on family programs while offering a wide range of on-the-mountain activities with its multitude of well-received terrain parks and superpipe.
Top elevation: 8,852 feet
Vertical rise: 2,212 feet
Average snowfall: 480 inches
Longest run: 2.5 miles
Terrain: 46 slopes and trails
Terrain Parks: 5 ski and snowboard
Superpipe: South Shore’s only superpipe
Base elevation: 6,640 feet
3 express family-friendly quad chairlifts, 1 triple lift, 5 double lifts, 4 Magic Carpet children’s surface lifts, 1 tubing surface tow.
Ski and snowboard school, on-mountain cafeterias, mountain sports shop and equipment rentals, child care: 18 months to 5 years.
Beginning trails: 25%
Intermediate trails: 50%
Advanced trails: 25%
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and peak periods