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Donner Ski Ranch

  This ski hill receives so much white snow, 33 feet annually, and that is one of the reasons this is such a great ski hill. The 7 great ski lifts here make for a peaceful ride up the mountain. This ski hill obtains greater than average snow each winter season. With a totality of 52 trails to ski on; there's a great collection to please everyone. Donner Ski Ranch has a much lower than average percentage of expert and advanced ski slopes and a much higher than average
    percentage of easy runs. A great workout and just hanging out with your skiing buddies will make you glad you came. Donner Ski Ranch has a reasonable variety of runs and a good total of ski lifts. The snow covered summits of the Northern
Sierra Nevada make for a glorious sight. This is a tremendous location for everyone with lots of intermediate or beginner trails. The beautiful loveliness of the California peaks and the buzz of rocketing down a slope make the spree here worthwhile. With 505 acres of skiable area you will never run out of skiable land. With a 750 foot altitude difference it's not the highest hill there is, but Donner Ski Ranch has so many other glorious qualities. This is a smaller  
than average ski hill featuring a quite small vertical drop when compared to other west coast ski hills. Snowboarding and skiing in this region is loads of fun the whole snow season. In view of the fact that you're on this net page you are possibly into skiing or snowboarding, either way, this region has scores of ski hills. The summits of California in the wintertime are always glorious for skiing and snowboarding. Loads of skiers travel up here from Truckee-Grass Valley, especially on the weekends. This ski hill has a tremendous pick of trails to fit all abilities; it's not possible to get bored here. The delightful snow covered Northern Sierra Nevada summits are a glorious skiing and snowboarding destination. There arenít any places to stay around here, but if you're ready to travel a small distance then no problem, but if you donít have reservations, you could end up slumbering in your automobile.

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Hotels Near Donner Ski Ranch ski area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

Donner Lake Village, Truckee
3 miles away
Worldmark Olympic Village Inn, Olympic Valley
8.9 miles away
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley
9.2 miles away
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley
9.4 miles away
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley
10.1 miles away
Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel, Truckee
11.6 miles away
River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City
11.8 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Tahoe-Truckee, Truckee
12.3 miles away
One Village Place By Welk Resorts, Truckee
14.7 miles away
Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City
14.9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Tahoe City
15.2 miles away
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Truckee
15.5 miles away
Northstar Resort, Truckee
15.6 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Donner Ski Ranch ski area:
Sugar Bowl, California , 1 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   17% Beginner
Boreal, California , 2 miles away
   500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 41 runs
   15% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Soda Springs, California , 3 miles away
   625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Tahoe Donner, California , 5 miles away
   600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   60% Beginner
Squaw Valley, California , 9 miles away
   2850 foot drop, 33 lifts, 177 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Alpine Meadows, California , 10 miles away
   1802 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Northstar at Tahoe, California , 14 miles away
   2280 foot drop, 17 lifts, 70 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Granlibakken, California , 15 miles away
   300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   75% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Homewood, California , 17 miles away
   1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Diamond Peak, Nevada , 28 miles away
   1840 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   46% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Donner Ski Ranch ski area:
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County , 7 miles away, Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)
Fordyce Creek, Nevada County , 12 miles away, Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County , 15 miles away, Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)
 Trails Near Donner Ski Ranch ski area:
Warren Lake Trail, Nevada , 4 miles away, 6.6 hiking miles, 2381 feet elevation difference
Painted Rock Trail, Placer , 5 miles away,  7.4 hiking miles, 1553 feet elevation difference
Lola Montez Trail, Nevada , 5 miles away, 1.5 hiking miles, 458 feet elevation difference
 Golf Courses Near Donner Ski Ranch ski area:
Tahoe Donner Golf Course, Truckee , 6 miles away
Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee , 8 miles away
Old Greenwood Golf Course, Truckee , 8 miles away

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