Free ski shuttles announced for North Shore resorts
  • A family skis together at Northstar.North Shore ski resorts are now offering a free ski shuttle. Check out this information from The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association:

    The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association in partnership with the Truckee/North Tahoe Transportation Management Association and Placer County, the town of Truckee and several ski resorts recently launched the region’s first-ever, area-wide Free Ski Shuttle, servingNorth LakeTahoe, Truckee and Donner Summit.The service runs between area lodging properties to ski resorts on weekends and holiday weeks now through March 31.

    The Free Ski Shuttle is a pilot program with nine participating ski resorts, including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar California, Homewood Mountain Resort, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, Boreal, Soda Springs and Royal Gorge.

    In addition to the FreeSki Shuttle, a number of ski resorts offer their own free ski shuttles, such as Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, Homewood Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Diamond Peak.

    The Truckee/North Tahoe Transportation Management Association also runs the Night Rider, a free service that runs until 2 a.m.; the North Lake Tahoe Water Shuttle during the summer months; and the year-round North Lake Tahoe Express Airport Shuttle that picks ups and delivers passengers to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. For a complete list of public transportation options, including the Free Ski Shuttle, visit