Having fun in the snow is Lake Tahoe’s specialty. Home to almost endless options in skiing, snowboarding and cross-country terrain, with ski resorts for every budget and skill level, Lake Tahoe has a worldwide reputation as a premiere snow sports destination. Find the ski resort that suits your family winter vacation plans or adventure travel ski trip to Lake Tahoe and Goldfish Properties can find the perfect cabin or condo close to the slopes.
They don’t hold the Winter Olympics just anywhere. Squaw Valley Ski Resort was the site for Olympic gold mining in 1960 and prospectors looking for great Lake Tahoe skiing continue to find it here every winter. Squaw Valley operates 34 lifts to deliver you across 4,000 acres of winter playground. Thrill seekers and skiers of all levels find what they’re looking for at Squaw Valley with a Lake Tahoe ski experience not to be forgotten. Non-skiers also find plenty to do, from ice skating or visiting the Olympic Museum, to shopping and restaurants. Find your Squaw Valley accommodations with Goldfish Properties.
A local’s favorite, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is known for great snow and eye-popping views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. Very family-friendly with less glitz than other Tahoe ski destinations, Alpine Meadows offers a laid-back side to the Tahoe skiing and snowboarding experience. Goldfish Properties can find just the right house with a hot tub to kick back in after carving all those turns in the Tahoe snow.
Popular with families on a Lake Tahoe ski vacation, Diamond Peak Ski Resort gets young skiers excited when the see a giant penguin take a run right alongside them. Parents will appreciate the Interchangeable Parent’s Pass, affordable prices and short lift lines. Lake Tahoe is right below you from the slopes of Diamond Peak, and a 360-degree view of why you came to Lake Tahoe is up at the top. Find the perfect lodgings for your Diamond Peak ski vacation in the Goldfish Properties listings.
Donner Ski Ranch is family owned and operated and easy on the pocketbook, with a kid-friendly environment and six chairlifts serving over 500 acres. Donner Ski Ranch has a relaxed Lake Tahoe setting for beginning to expert skiers and snowboarders. Also check out their tubing hill for another fun mode of having a blast on the snow.
Walt Disney helped pick the location for Sugar Bowl Ski Resort back in 1938 for the first chairlift in California, so Sugar Bowl has Magic Kingdom cred as a foundation. Sitting on top of Tahoe’s Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl catches an impressive amount of quality snow. Sugar Bowl is also convenient if you’re coming from the Bay Area or Sacramento, being the first major Lake Tahoe ski resort you’ll get to. With 1,500 acres, thirteen lifts and three high speed quads running you up to four peaks, Sugar Bowl covers a lot of terrain and has you covered for a genuine Lake Tahoe ski experience.
Mt. Rose Ski Resort starts at 7,900 feet and climbs another 1,800 from there, so Rose wins the elevation trophy among Lake Tahoe’s ski areas and has the snow to prove it. Known for good powder skiing and riding, plus the Mt. Rose Chutes for those who really know what they’re doing. Good reputation for super-friendly staff, short lift lines and relaxed atmosphere.