North Lake Tahoe boasts the highest number of ski resorts in North America, each with unique features and experiences. Read about downhill skiing options starting on page 19. Squaw Valley, Northstar, Boreal and Soda Springs have fun tubing lanes as well.
Four outstanding cross-country ski resorts dot this region, including the nation’s largest, Royal Gorge. Tahoe XC has two trail systems, one just behind Tahoe City. Tahoe Donner’s trails go from the valley floor to the mountain peak.
Most cross-country resorts have trails for snowshoeing. Tahoe City Winter Sports Park and North Tahoe Regional Park have groomed trails. Look at the map on page 20 for popular locations.
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A Rich History Of Winter Sports
Humans have been exploring the Tahoe region during winter for hundreds of years.
Guide To Kid Friendly Activities
There are plenty of ways to enjoy snow magic
Experience Lake Tahoe
Get up close with Lake Tahoe—spectacular in all seasons!
Worlds Of Adventure
Get out and explore all the region’s winter adventures, activities, and amusements, many of them ideal for families.
Touring North Lake Tahoe's Downhill Resorts
The North Tahoe region offers an abundance of terrain choices, from huge, world-class resorts to small, family-run operations. There is a rich ski history here, and whatever your skill level or choice of adventure, you can find it in Noth Lake Tahoe. See the chart on page 22 to compare resort offerings and facts.
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