Sierra At Tahoe

Since its inception in 1946, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort has grown into its role as one of Lake Tahoe's largest resort areas. Sierra-at-Tahoe features 14 chairlifts that access 2000 acres of skiable terrain and 2,212 feet of vertical. The resort also provides 5 backcountry access gates into Huckleberry Canyon. The resort includes 8 food outlets, 6 bars, ski & snowboard group and private lessons as well as a telemark and backcountry center. The 46 available trails average 400 inches of snow per year. Blizzard Mountain provides tubing hills and a snowplay area. In addition, visitors will find 3 miles of snowshoe trails.

Location

Sierra At Tahoe is located 12 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, about 90 minutes from Reno and roughly three hours from the Bay Area. Take US-50 and turn onto Sierra-at-Tahoe Rd.

Seasons

  • Winter: Late-November – Mid-April
  • Daily Lift Operations: 9am-4pm, subject to change due to weather and conditions

Elevations

  • Base Elevation: 6,639’
  • Peak Elevation: 8,852’
  • Vertical rise: 2,212'

Snow

  • Average Annual Snowfall: 480 inches
  • Snowmaking: 200 acres of snow making

Trail Classification (total mountain acreage)

  • 25% Beginner
  • 50% Intermediate
  • 15% Advanced
  • 10% Expert

Skiable Acres: 2,000 acres

  • Trails: 46
  • Terrain Parks: 6

Lift System

  • Total Number of Lifts: 14
  • Normal Speed Quad: 3
  • Triple Chairs: 1
  • Double Chairs: 5
  • Surface Lifts: 5

Climate

Sierra-at-Tahoe sees more than 300 days of cloudless, sunny skies per year.Average daytime highs and night time lows in Fahrenheit.
  • Nov: 47 high, 24 low
  • Dec: 40 high, 20 low
  • Jan: 36 high, 16 low
  • Feb: 39 high, 18 low
  • Mar: 44 high, 21 low
  • Apr: 50 high, 26 low
  • May: 60 high, 32 low