Lake Tahoe Winter Activities

Some of the major ski areas in Lake Tahoe include:

» Heavenly Mountain Resort: the largest Ski area at Tahoe, located near Stateline, Nevada 
» Squaw Valley: the second largest ski area, known for its hosting of the 1960 Winter Olympics, located near Tahoe City 
» Alpine Meadows: a medium sized ski area on the north shore only a few miles from Squaw Valley 
» Diamond Peak: a small ski area located in Incline Village, NV 
» Northstar-at-Tahoe: a popular north shore ski area 
» Kirkwood Ski Resort: a south shore ski area which gets more snow than any other ski area in Tahoe 
» Sierra-at-Tahoe: a small south shore ski area 
» Boreal Ski Resort: a small ski area on Donner Pass 
» Sugar Bowl Ski Resort: a medium sized ski area in Donner Pass 
» Donner Ski Ranch: a very small ski area on Donner Pass 
» Homewood Ski Resort: a medium sized ski area on the west shore 
» Mount Rose: a medium sized ski area NE of the Lake, atop Mt. Rose 

Also scattered throughout Tahoe are public and private sled parks. Some, such as Granlibakken are equipped with rope tows to help sledders get up the hill. Many ski areas in Tahoe also have Snow tubing, such as Squaw Valley. Snow tubing is popular among people who are interested in alternative sports. There is also Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobile riding, and Snowshoeing.