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Tahoe Donner

  This ski mountain has a much lower than average ratio of black and red trails and a much higher than average proportion of blue and green slopes. This ski mountain receives greater snowfall than the local average every snow season. Tahoe Donner has a comparatively modest assortment of slopes and a small number of ski lifts. The 600 foot height difference is of course not that much to talk about, but Tahoe Donner has so many other great characteristics. This
    ski resort has 14 runs, and they are charming. A great workout and an opportunity to spend some time in nature will have you returning. Snowboarding and skiing in this part of California is a good thing to do all snow season long.
No matter if you're skiing or snowboarding, this is an area with lots of locations for that. There are 4 ski lifts here, and they make for a peaceful ride up the slope. The fantastic yearly snowfall of 31 feet is an exceptionally nice coverage. There's 120 acres of skiable land, and it's all covered by snow. This is a small-size ski hill in possession of a pretty petite elevation difference when you compare it to other ski mountains in the region. This is  
a great site for young and old with a load of easy trails. Accommodations are offered in the neighborhood of the base zone, but you'd better book prior to departure in view of the fact that these hotel rooms fill up swiftly. You get a lot of skiers driving up here from Gardnerville Ranchos on snow covered weekends. The mountaintops of the Northern Sierra Nevada in winter are so beautiful you won’t believe it. When this segment of California is blanketed in beautiful snow; it is truly a good time of year for skiing and snowboarding. The snow blanketed mountaintops of the Northern Sierra Nevada give this ski area an enormously good surroundings.

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Hotels Near Tahoe Donner ski area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

Donner Lake Village, Truckee
2.4 miles away
Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel, Truckee
7 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Tahoe-Truckee, Truckee
7.7 miles away
Worldmark Olympic Village Inn, Olympic Valley
8.3 miles away
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley
8.5 miles away
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley
8.6 miles away
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley
8.7 miles away
River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City
10 miles away
One Village Place By Welk Resorts, Truckee
10.6 miles away
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Truckee
11.1 miles away
Northstar Resort, Truckee
11.2 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Tahoe City
12.7 miles away
Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City
12.8 miles away
Tahoe Vistana Inn, Tahoe Vista
15.2 miles away
Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, Tahoe Vista
15.6 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Tahoe Donner ski area:
Donner Ski Ranch, California , 5 miles away
   750 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Sugar Bowl, California , 6 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   17% Beginner
Boreal, California , 6 miles away
   500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 41 runs
   15% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Soda Springs, California , 8 miles away
   625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   30% 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 , 10 miles away
   2280 foot drop, 17 lifts, 70 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Granlibakken, California , 13 miles away
   300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   75% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Homewood, California , 16 miles away
   1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Diamond Peak, Nevada , 24 miles away
   1840 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   46% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Tahoe Donner ski area:
Truckee River, Placer / Nevada County , 12 miles away, Class II-III - 27 miles long (Stampede Meadows Road to Floriston)
Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County , 12 miles away, Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)
Truckee River, Nevada / Sierra / Washoe County , 16 miles away, Class III - 8 miles long (Farad Powerhouse to Verdi)
 Trails Near Tahoe Donner ski area:
Warren Lake Trail, Nevada , 6 miles away, 6.6 hiking miles, 2381 feet elevation difference
Painted Rock Trail, Placer , 7 miles away,  7.4 hiking miles, 1553 feet elevation difference
Granite Chief Trail, Placer , 8 miles away,  5.2 hiking miles, 2105 feet elevation difference
 Golf Courses Near Tahoe Donner ski area:
Tahoe Donner Golf Course, Truckee , 1 miles away
Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee , 3 miles away
Old Greenwood Golf Course, Truckee , 3 miles away

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